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Duo Shares a Passion for Excellence in Patient Care

The talented team of doctors at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) has grown by two with the addition of Fred B. Chu, MD, and Kavitha R. Sivaraman, MD, who joined the practice in September 2015. They are a married couple whose mutual passion for ophthalmology brought them together as first-year medical students at Washington University in Saint Louis. “Fred loves to tell people it was ‘love at first sight,’ which is usually met with a mixture of groans and laughter,” says Dr. Sivaraman.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

A New Pace

Bill Thomason was one of the first patients in Greater Cincinnati to receive a leadless pacemaker through a clinical research trial at St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute. Measuring less than 10 percent of the size of a conventional pacemaker, this leadless pacemaker doesn’t require invasive surgery like its predecessors that usually require longer recovery periods. “There are no restrictions with the leadless pacemaker.”
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Benefit from the Power of Mineral Water

Minerals have been celebrated throughout history for their restorative powers and health benefits. Bleux Water Spa, located in the Mariemont Promenade, sits upon a source of mineral water that was created by glacial movements and mineral deposits. In 2011, Shelly Summe, owner of Bleux Water Spa and her business partner, Kyle Henson, began their quest to use the natural mineral water to open a spa.
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Providing Access to Tomorrow’s Therapies Today

At the Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital, medical director Dr. Dean Kereiakes has assembled a team that put Cincinnati on the map and rivals big-name academic centers. The team effort includes many nationally recognized physicians specialized in various conditions and areas of cardiovascular care. In collaboration, this group has helped pioneer most of the new treatments developed over the last two decades.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Changing the Outcome Together

Cincinnati Children’s is known for helping correct CHD in infants and children through surgery and treatment. Now they are going a step further and providing help for patients as they move into adulthood.
Fri, Feb 19, 2016

A Legacy of Heart Healthy Giving Supports Groundbreaking Cardiovascular Research

When it comes to matters of the heart, Greater Cincinnati has a track record of giving that is among the most generous in the country.
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

Meet Lauren: Despite Disability, A Rich, Independent Life

“Lauren had a tumor when she was five years old that resulted in mental impairment,” says her mother, Inez Allen. Now 41, with short, curly brown hair and a ready smile, Lauren is outgoing, at ease with strangers and has a slightly blurred but quick style of talking.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

A Legacy of Heart Healthy Giving Supports Groundbreaking Cardiovascular Research

The 23rd annual Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, scheduled for February 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, is expected to raise more than $1 million to support the research and education mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Meet the Motivator

Change is hard, and people can be lazy. When it comes to making the decision to get up, get out and make changes in life, many people often need a helping hand in getting off the couch.
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Boost Productivity and Cut Costs with a Workplace Wellness Program

Lack of movement can equate to chronic conditions such as hypertension, obesity, depression or type 2 diabetes. But it doesn’t have to be this way: there are ample resources available to prevent these detrimental effects.
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

There’s No Place Like Home

When the time comes to consider the best possible care options for an aging family member, determining where they will be happiest is a very important factor.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Live Life to the Fullest Despite Thyroid Issues

Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD, an endocrinologist in the UC Health Women’s Center at West Chester Hospital and adjunct assistant professor of endocrinology, provides answers and support for people with thyroid disorders.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Highest Standards. Specialized Care. Healthiest Smiles.

A visit to the dentist can stir up anxiety for much of the general population, yet Bell Dental Group (BDG) counteracts those concerns with a combination of compassion, respect and exemplary care for each patient.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Slowing the Aging Process in Men

Men like to joke about it, but it is no laughing matter. Low testosterone can cause many symptoms and potentially contribute to developing serious chronic diseases.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

New Surgeon Settles In

Beacon is a medium-sized specialty practice serving children, teens and adults. That makes it the perfect size to be responsive to changes in the marketplace – whether they’re driven by new regulatory requirements or new professional practice standards – and to changes in what patients want and need.
Thu, Jan 14, 2016

Empowering Women to Take Control of Their Well-being

After more than a decade practicing in Cincinnati, Dr. Javaid was inspired to break out of the city’s healthcare conglomerate and open a small, women-focused one-stop-shop for complete health and wellness. Dr. Javaid hand-selected her team of highly trained and compassionate women, including nurse practitioner Donna Abdelnour. Every aspect of Somi Javaid, M.D. & Associates is focused on nurturing a higher sense of well-being.
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Home Town Care, Big Time Talent

Big time talent, close to home. Fort Hamilton Hospital, part of Kettering Health Network, a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, nine emergency departments and 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio, has been serving the Hamilton community since 1929.
Fri, Jan 08, 2016