Surgery/Technology

Woosik Chung, Colorado Spine Specialists, Presbyterian St. Luke's, Denver

Medical Marvel

by Jeannette Moninger | photos by Farrah Jobling

Terrifying childhood accident never stopped noted spine surgeon from helping others

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Charu Signhal, Etta Epidermis, Skin screening App, Skin Cancer

Entrepreneur Designs Skin Cancer Screening App Making Skin Checks as Easy as Posting on Social Media

by Joelle Klein

If you could prevent cancer by simply going for an annual screening at your doctor’s office, you would think that most people would do it. However, skin cancer, which is one of the most common forms of cancer and one of the easiest to diagnose, causes more than two deaths every hour. According to...

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Robotics technology; this is the future, University of Denver Professor, Dr. Mohammad Mahoor and founder of DreamFace Technologies

Innovation In Dementia Care

by Noelle Melisa Videon

Socially assistive robot designed to help people living with dementia and overburdened caregivers.

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Dr. Dave Schneider. September 25, 2019. Photo by Ellen Jaskol.

Through the Microscope

by Meghan Rabbitt | Photos by Ellen Jaskol

David Schneider was a sports-loving 8th grader when he saw a TV special about a famous surgeon in Los Angeles named Frank Jobe, a pioneer of sports medicine in the 1950s. Schneider remembers being captivated—and inspired. “My dad was a veterinarian and I grew up in and out of animal hospitals...

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Interventional radiology technologist, Michael Rose, and medical director, Dr. Peter Stratil view images of catheters threading through an artery. This technique helps the doctors to perform several types of minimally-invasive procedures.

RIA Expands Outpatient Access

by Jeannette Moninger

The RIA Interventional Suite is Denver's first non-hospital option for IR procedures.

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Advanced Stroke Treatment at Sky Ridge

Advanced Stroke Treatment at Sky Ridge Proves Lifesaving for Aurora Resident

by Jeannette Moninger

Julia Neumeier is proactive about taking care of her health. The 78-year-old Aurora resident tries to keep her high blood pressure in check by exercising, eating healthy and taking prescribed medications. Despite these efforts, she’s had three strokes in the last five years. The most recent one,...

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The Urology Center of Colorado, Dr. Juan Montoya

At Swedish, Robotic Technology Helps Surgeons and Patients

by Jeannette Moninger

The words “robotic surgery” might conjure up images of a Jetsons-era robot operating on a human. The reality, though, is a little less space-age and a lot more sophisticated. Here,  Dr. Juan Montoya (pictured above) and Dr. Kevin Davis, surgeons with  the Surgical Robotics Institute at...

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Complex Brain Surgery at Sky Ridge Saves Life of Centennial Resident

by Jeannette Moninger

Centennial resident Tomas Martinez went to bed on March 11 with the worst headache he’d ever had in his 36 years. When he woke the next morning, his thoughts were jumbled. “I told him to let his boss know he couldn’t work, and he didn’t recognize her name,” recalls Tomas’ wife, Tatiana....

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Brain and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Aneurysms

by Sarah Protzman Howlett

What You Need to Know About Brain and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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Merlinda Lucas, American Furniture Warehouse

Patient becomes first at Sky Ridge to undergo PFO-closure procedure

by Debra Melani | Photos by John Menchaca

After their patient was stabilized and recovering from a stroke, doctors at Sky Ridge Medical Center delved deeper, seeking to answer the question: Why?

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