Health Notes

July 7, 2022

Health Matters is an award-winning weekly television series broadcast on WVUA-23 that features University Medical Center physicians and providers who raise awareness of important health issues and bring relevant and timely health information to the public. Health Matters airs on WVUA-23 on Wednesdays at 5 pm and Sundays at 10 pm. Segments are also posted to the WVUA-23 and UMC websites.

Gynecologic surgeries used to be major operations that left patients with large incisions and long recovery times, but no more. Dr. Sachin Shenoy is an obstetrician and gynecologist at University Medical Center who specializes in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. He uses this advanced technique to perform hysterectomies and address issues with ovarian cysts, fibroids and more. Learn More

COVID-19 changed much of daily life during the past couple of years, and patients often saw doctors, nurses and other professionals as somehow removed from the virus. Dr. John Burkhardt, a clinical psychologist with University Medical Center, explains how the pandemic has affected medical professionals’ mental health. Learn More

Many people experience stress and depression at times. It can be confusing enough for adults but imagine a child trying to cope. Dr. Marisa Giggie, a psychiatrist with University Medical Center, discusses some of the warning signs parents and adults should watch for in children. Learn More