Tag Archives: Williamsburg

2013 Nursing Explorer Camp Accepting Applications in Hampton Roads

Has your rising 6th, 7th or 8th grader shown an interest in a career in health care? The Bon Secours Virginia Health System’s Nursing Explorers Camp is a fun and educational opportunity for students to learn about the exciting pace of the medical field. This annual camp is designed to encourage the children’s passion for […]

Philip D. Kondylis, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Joins Tidewater Surgical Specialists

Philip D. Kondylis, MD, FACS, FASCRS, has joined the Colon and Rectal Surgery Division of Tidewater Surgical Specialists, a Bon Secours Virginia Medical Group specialty practice. He is board-certified in general surgery and fellowship trained in colorectal surgery. Dr. Kondylis holds a bachelor of science in biology from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. He earned […]

International Collaboration Will Bring Less Invasive Hip Procedure to Patients

Two world-class surgeons, Dr. John Aldridge, board certified orthopedic surgeon with Hampton Roads Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Philip Heaton-Adegbile, II, PhD, MD from London, England will be working collaborating this week at the Bon Secours Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Heaton will be training with Dr. Aldridge in the Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Surgical Pavilion in […]

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Now Offering Online Colonoscopy Scheduling

In an effort to reduce barriers for Hampton Roads residents to get important health screenings, Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health system announced today the availability of requesting a colonoscopy appointment on their web site. In addition to calling  a member of the scheduling team at (757) 398-2316 or toll-free at 1 (866) 878-9488, patients can […]

3 Ways to Tackle Spring Allergies in Hampton Roads

Spring took awhile to come to Hampton Roads this year, but spring allergy season has already kicked up – and will be hanging around through midsummer. Warming temperatures can mean suffering for those who struggle with seasonal allergies. If you are having difficulty functioning due to itchy eyes or sinus headaches, you may want to […]

The Yorktown Victory Run to Benefit Mary Immaculate Hospital Kidz’NGrief

An exciting run is coming up on March 23rd with 100% of all proceeds benefiting the Mary Immaculate Foundation and the Bon Secours Kidz ‘N Grief Program! Please join us for this eight mile race that draws runners from all over Virginia. It starts at Newport News Park and follows the bike path through the […]

New Approach to Joint Surgery Spares Tissue, Accelerates Recovery

Orthopedic surgeon Anthony Carter, former chief of surgery and director of adult reconstruction at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News was recently the first in Hampton Roads to adopt the MAKOplasty system for partial knee replacement surgery. “The precision you can get with this preplanning with a 3-D model is important for range […]

New Cardiac Catheterization Procedure Helps Patients with Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary artery disease or arteriosclerotic heart disease, it’s the most common form of heart disease. It occurs when the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart narrow, allowing plaque to build up. Dr. Leslie Webb, an interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Specialists at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News treats […]

Improving Hip and Knee Surgery with MAKOplasty

Are you feeling pain or stiffness while standing, walking, or getting out of chairs? Can’t get out of bed without the knee stiffening? Experiencing swelling or even a crunching feeling in your knee joint? All these symptoms are associated with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and there’s a new treatment option available to Hampton Roads […]

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Headaches

A new study published in the November/December 2012 issue of Headache suggests that nonmigraine headaches may be associated with low levels of vitamin D. Marie Kjaergaard, MD, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway, and colleagues found that the incidence of non-migraine headache was 20% higher in those who had the lowest levels vitamin D […]