Daily Archives: April 6, 2018

St. Luke’s Nurse Springs into Life-Saving Action at Restaurant

April 6th, 2018

On an early February evening Kelley Briggs, a registered nurse in the gastrointestinal lab at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus, was in the middle of dinner at an area restaurant with her husband and stepdaughter when a senior couple being escorted to a table caught her eye. “I never really turn the ‘nursing thing’ off and


Fecal Transplants Now Available at St. Luke’s Monroe Campus

April 6th, 2018

St. Luke’s Monroe Campus now offers a highly effective, innovative procedure to treat individuals with clostridium difficile infection (C diff), a serious infection that causes symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. St. Luke’s gastroenterologist Robert Malcolm, MD, recently performed what is believed to be Monroe County’s first fecal microbiota transplant (FMT), which greatly improved the life of


St. Luke’s Dr. Reddy – the ACL Specialist

April 6th, 2018

ACL injuries – tears of the anterior cruciate ligament that helps stabilize the knee – occur far too often in athletes. The National Institutes of Health projects up to 200,000 per year in the United State alone, most commonly in sports that involve quick changes of direction like football, soccer, basketball and downhill skiing. “Females