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Signs of an Appendectomy
Signs of an Appendectomy

An appendectomy is a common surgery to remove your appendix. Dr. Damon Simpson explains the symptoms of appendicitis.
RSF Pelvic Health Center
RSF Pelvic Health Center

Pelvic health problems can feel embarressing to talk about for many women, but don't suffer in silence. Dr. Anthony Firilas says the RSF Pelvic Health Center...
Ear Infections
Ear Infections

Ear infections are common among children and adults, Dr. Michael Noone explains the causes, symptoms and treatments.
Sisters Share Their Birth Moments
Sisters Share Their Birth Moments

Sisters Melissa and Valerie share many things, including the doctors who care for them. Hear their story.
Single-Site Robotic Gallbladder Surgery
Single-Site Robotic Gallbladder Surgery

Robotic surgery at Roper St. Francis is giving surgeons more options in the operating room. Dr. Bo Blessing discusses the latest on gallbladder surgery.
Upper Extremity
Upper Extremity

The upper extremity video shows examples of exercises that are useful for upper extremity workouts.
Lower Extremity
Lower Extremity

The lower extremity video shows examples of exercises that are useful for lower extremity workouts.
Dynamic Warmup
Dynamic Warmup

The dynamic warm-up video shows a great way to prepare your body for exercise.
HIV Oral Home Test Kit
HIV Oral Home Test Kit

Statistics show that more than one million Americans have HIV and one out of every five doesnt even know it. Dr. Kathy Minnick highlights the latest at home ...
Drug Eluting Stent in the Leg Artery
Drug Eluting Stent in the Leg Artery

Patients who need surgery for blocked arteries in the leg now have a new option at Roper St. Francis, vascular surgeon Dr. Britt Tonnessen explains.
Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss
Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss

When it comes to losing weight there is a perception that any weight loss is good, Dr. Kenneth Mitchell explains the goal should really be losing excess fat.
Rotator Cuff
Rotator Cuff

If you injure your rotator cuff you may experience pain down your arm and have noticeable weakness. Dr. Robert Schoderbek explains why it is critical that yo...
Eating Organic
Eating Organic

Eating organic is a popular topic, but what does it really mean and does it affect your health. Here is Dr. John Ciccone with Mount Pleasant Cardiology to br...
Robotic-assisted Pyeloplasty procedure
Robotic-assisted Pyeloplasty procedure

Your kidneys play a critical role in filtering toxins out of your blood and producing urine. Sometimes a blockage develops and surgery is needed, Dr. Marshal...
Total Joint Replacement for a Healthier Lifestyle
Total Joint Replacement for a Healthier Lifestyle

If pain from your knees or hips is keeping you from enjoying an active and healthy lifestyle, joint replacement surgery may be right for you, Dr. Patrick Mur...
Robotic-assisted GYN procedures
Robotic-assisted GYN procedures

Robotic surgery is the most advanced form of minimally invasive surgery and here at Roper St. Francis it is available for almost every kind of gynecologic pr...
C. diff
C. diff

C. diff is medical jargon for clostridium difficile which is an infection that causes a dangerous form of diarrhea. Dr. Kathy Minnick explains who is at grea...
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a common and painful condition that causes a finger or thumb to get stiff or stuck. Dr. William Muirhead explains the symptoms and treatmen...
Palm Scanning
Palm Scanning

Palm Scanning technology here at Roper St. Francis is one of the latest tools in place to improve patient safety and care, Dr. Steven Shapiro explains.
Insertable Cardiac Monitor for Abnormal Heart Rhythm
Insertable Cardiac Monitor for Abnormal Heart Rhythm

If you suffer from abnormal heart rhythms, the insertable cardiac monitor maybe able to deliver the answers that you need, here is Dr. Barney Beaver.
How Dehydration Affects the Body
How Dehydration Affects the Body

Do you know how much water you should be drinking each day? Here is Dr. John Karl with tips on how to stay hydrated.
Multi-vitamins: Are They Necessary
Multi-vitamins: Are They Necessary

The vitamin world is packed full of options, Dr. Douglas Gleaton explains the role a multi-vitamin plays in your daily diet.
Going to the ER vs. Your Doctor
Going to the ER vs. Your Doctor's Office

The ER or the doctor's office? When you need medical attention, sometimes it can be confusing to know which one you should go to, Dr. Benjamin Duffey explains.
CyberKnife Helps Man Beat Stage 4 Colon Cancer
CyberKnife Helps Man Beat Stage 4 Colon Cancer

Dr. George Keogh used CyberKnife technology to get his patient through a serious colon cancer diagnosis and back to his wife and grandchildren.
Battling a Serious Head & Neck Cancer
Battling a Serious Head & Neck Cancer

Dr. Gretchen Meyer describes how several cancer fighting tools and her patient's positive outlook helped beat a head and neck cancer.
GERD turns to Cancer
GERD turns to Cancer

Dr. Kline explains how GERD can turn to esophageal cancer and one man's journey to a cure.
Why It
Why It's Important Not to Ignore Pain

When a strange pain is not going away, it is time to get it checked out. Dr. Ellen Rhame explains why it is so important to not ignore your pain.
Roper St. Francis Patient Experience
Roper St. Francis Patient Experience

Roper St. Francis shows how they are improving our patients' experience.
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 8
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 8

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs. www...
Shingles
Shingles

If you have had chicken pox, than you are at greater risk of getting shingles, Dr. Karen mccutcheon explains how to protect yourself.
Importance of Clinical Trials and Alzheimer
Importance of Clinical Trials and Alzheimer's Disease

Preventing and curing Alzheimer's Disease, that is the mission here at Roper St. Francis, Dr. Jacobo Mintzer has more.
A Chance for Tink to Walk Again
A Chance for Tink to Walk Again

Tink was at the end of her day working as a line technician when she slipped from a utility pole. She knew right away something was terribly wrong. The fall ...
A Young Woman Beats Colorectal Cancer
A Young Woman Beats Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Lagares, colorectal surgeon, helps a bride with stage 3 colon cancer become a survivor and have her wedding day. Hear her story.
Being Healthy at an Early Age
Being Healthy at an Early Age

South Carolina ranks 8th in the country for obesity, Dr. Jonathan Jennings discusses exactly how this is impacting our children.
Stay In Play
Stay In Play

Roper St. Francis Orthopedics offers more than 30 specialities across the Lowcountry to treat all your moving parts.
Roper St. Francis Brain and Spinal Tumor Clinic
Roper St. Francis Brain and Spinal Tumor Clinic

Roper St. Francis is making the complicated treatment process of brain and spinal tumors much easier for patients with a new clinic, Dr. Morgan Stuart explains.
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 7
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 7

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs. www...
Lowering Your Cholesterol
Lowering Your Cholesterol

It is vital to your overall health to make sure that your cholesterol levels are where they should be, Dr. Thomas Rives explains.
Cholesterol: The Silent Disease
Cholesterol: The Silent Disease

Cholesterol rates are skyrocketing, Dr. Shanon Honney talks about what you can do to get your levels under control.
Center for Spinal Cord Injury
Center for Spinal Cord Injury

The Center for Spinal Cord Injury combines a variety of specialists in one convenient location, giving patients convenient and easy access to preventive scre...
Thank You from Roper St. Francis
Thank You from Roper St. Francis

On behalf of everyone at Roper St. Francis, thank you for changing moments through giving! To learn more about the Roper St. Francis Foundation visit, http:/...
Inspirational Moments of Giving
Inspirational Moments of Giving

The Fielding and Buxton families share their inspirational stories of giving to Roper St. Francis. To learn more about the Roper St. Francis Foundation visit...
Changing Moments Through Giving
Changing Moments Through Giving

The Roper St. Francis Foundation helps strengthen the Roper St. Francis mission of healing all people with compassion, faith and excellence. See how communit...
Heart Murmurs
Heart Murmurs

If you have been experiencing unexplained shortness of breath, you need to tell your doctor, Dr. Wills Geils explains.
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 6
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 6

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs. www...
Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Suddent cardiac arrest happens when your heart suddenly stops beating, Dr. Barney B. Beaver explains what you can do to minimize your risks.
Quality Care at Roper St. Francis Heart & Vascular Center
Quality Care at Roper St. Francis Heart & Vascular Center

If you have to go to the hospital, you want nothing less than the best care. Dr. Jeb Hallett highlights the measures in place at Roper St. Francis to ensure ...
Dr. Tyler Handy Discusses New Technology: Palm Scanning
Dr. Tyler Handy Discusses New Technology: Palm Scanning

Roper St. Francis is the first health system in the Lowcountry to use PatientSecure, a new palm vein biometric technology that's helping us ensure the correc...
Antihistamine vs. Decongestant
Antihistamine vs. Decongestant

The Lowcountry climate takes quite a toll over allergy sufferers. Dr. Jeffrey Dietrich breaks down the main types of medications that deliver allergy relief.
Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute
Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute

The Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute (CBRI) at Roper St. Francis is changing the world of Alzheimer's disease, here is Dr. Jacobo Mintzer.
Regina
Regina's Weight Loss Story

A year ago Regina did not feel well. She had little energy along with high blood pressure and cholesterol. When she was also diagnosed with diabetes, Regina ...
Dr. Lance Davis, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Dr. Lance Davis, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Dr. Lance Davis, medical director of the Roper St. Francis Hyperbaric Oxygen and Undersea Medicine Center, shares why oxygen therapy is a crucial element of ...
Pelvic Health Center at Roper St. Francis
Pelvic Health Center at Roper St. Francis

Ellen Antognioni, nurse navigator for the Pelvic Health Center at Roper St. Francis explains how the center can help you with your pelvic health and wellness...
RSF Express Care
RSF Express Care

When you really need to see your doctor, but you just can't get an appointment, Roper St. Francis may have the perfect solution for you, Dr. David Robinson t...
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 5
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 5

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs. htt...
Securing Your Healthcare Future
Securing Your Healthcare Future

Are you concerned about your access to quality medical care with the changes that are happening in healthcare? Dr. Jackie Epperson provides information to pu...
A Stroke Took Brandi
A Stroke Took Brandi's Speech

"Talk." That was the one word Brandi Tamberlina 37 year-old mother of three could utter after a stroke damaged the part of her brain that controls speech. "T...
Dr. Chris Hawk, Christmas Trips with Family
Dr. Chris Hawk, Christmas Trips with Family

Dr. Chris Hawk, a surgeon at Roper St. Francis, shares his favorite moments of the Christmas season.
Dr. Eleanor Oakman: Holiday Moments with Grandma
Dr. Eleanor Oakman: Holiday Moments with Grandma

Dr. Eleanor Oakman, Roper St. Francis OB/GYN, shares why cookies mean so much during the holiday season.
Dr. Pricilla Holtzclaw, Special Holiday Moments
Dr. Pricilla Holtzclaw, Special Holiday Moments

Dr. Pricilla Holtzclaw, a physician at Park West Family Practice, talks about the traditions and warmth of family love she experiences during the holiday sea...
Make Every Moment Matter
Make Every Moment Matter

Small moments can have a big health impact. Roper St. Francis encourages you to make every moment matter for your health and well-being with every day tasks....
Roper St. Francis Sings Winter Wonderland
Roper St. Francis Sings Winter Wonderland

Employees from across the health system raise their voices in the spirit of the holidays.
Roper St. Francis is Moved by the Spirit of Christmas
Roper St. Francis is Moved by the Spirit of Christmas

The joy of the holidays touches our employees and visitors in this musical flash mob.
Ashley Redmond Shares the Work of the Ryan White Program
Ashley Redmond Shares the Work of the Ryan White Program

Ashley Redmond talks with WCBD News 2 about how the Ryan White Program can help those who need treatment and support for an HIV/AIDS diagnosis.
Emily Funcik Speaks on FDA Trans Fat Ban
Emily Funcik Speaks on FDA Trans Fat Ban

Emily Funcik talks with WCIV ABC News 4 about the fda's recent ban on trans fats and how this ban will help people stay healthier in the long run.
Little Children from The Learning Center Share Moments of Thanks
Little Children from The Learning Center Share Moments of Thanks

Little children from the Roper St. Francis Learning Center spent a few moments in front of a camera and shared what they are thankful for this holiday season.
David Dunlap Shares a Message of Thanks
David Dunlap Shares a Message of Thanks

David Dunlap, president and CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare shares a holiday message of thanks.
John Sullivan Shares a Message of Thanks
John Sullivan Shares a Message of Thanks

John Sullivan, CEO at RSF Mount Pleasant Hospital, shares why he is thankful for his faith, family and friends.
Matt Severance Shares a Message of Thanksgiving
Matt Severance Shares a Message of Thanksgiving

Matt Severance, CEO at Roper Hospital, is thankful for his faith, family and health.
Roper St. Francis Teammates Share Moments of Thanks
Roper St. Francis Teammates Share Moments of Thanks

Roper St. Francis teammates share messages of thanks during this holiday season.
Children from The Learning Center Share Moments of Thanks
Children from The Learning Center Share Moments of Thanks

The Children from the Roper St. Francis Learning Center were all smiles in front of the camera as they shared what they are thankful for this holiday season.
Patrick Murray, MD -- Charleston Hip and Knee Replacement Center
Patrick Murray, MD -- Charleston Hip and Knee Replacement Center

Dr. Patrick Murray is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin -- Madison, and he earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, w...
Wilmont Martin, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Wilmont Martin, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Wilmont Martin, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in pediatric medicine and practices at Plantation Pediatrics. To learn more, vi...
Pennie Peralta Shares a Message of Thanks
Pennie Peralta Shares a Message of Thanks

Pennie Peralta, CNO at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, shares a few moments of thanks, which includes a plug for her favorite football team.
Carolyn Donohue Shares a Message of Thanks
Carolyn Donohue Shares a Message of Thanks

Carolyn Donohue, chief nurse officer at Roper Hospital, reflects on the wonderful opportunity to work with people who truly believe in the mission and values...
Connection between Sleep and Diabetes
Connection between Sleep and Diabetes

The latest studies show a strong correlation between sleep apnea and diabetes, Dr. Michael Spandorder explains and also talks about how this can be treated.
DVT Treatments
DVT Treatments

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a serious and common problem that involves blood clots in the leg and abdomen. Dr. Britt Tonnessen explains who is at most ris...
Robert Cain, MD - Moreland Internal Medicine
Robert Cain, MD - Moreland Internal Medicine

Dr. Robert Cain, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in internal medicine and practices at Moreland Internal Medicine. To learn more, v...
Keith Lackey, MD - Moreland Internal Medicine
Keith Lackey, MD - Moreland Internal Medicine

Dr. Keith Lackey, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in internal medicine and practices at Moreland Internal Medicine. To learn more, ...
Robert Oliverio, MD - Moreland Internal Medicine
Robert Oliverio, MD - Moreland Internal Medicine

Dr. Robert Oliverio, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in internal medicine and practices at Moreland Internal Medicine. To learn mor...
Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common complaints at the doctors office, Dr. Valerie Scott goes over the symptoms and what can happen if a UTI i...
Shanon Honney, MD - Charleston Internal Medicine
Shanon Honney, MD - Charleston Internal Medicine

Dr. Shanon Honney, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in internal medicine and practices at Charleston Internal Medicine. To learn mor...
Can Less Sleep Lead to Weight Gain
Can Less Sleep Lead to Weight Gain

Struggling with weight gain? If so, your comprehensive action plan might need to include a visit with a sleep specialist, Dr. Jason Gunn explains why.
Nerve Stimulation for an Overactive Bladder
Nerve Stimulation for an Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder is a common problem that is most often treated with medication. For those who have not had success with this type of conservative treatmen...
RWP Serves 600-Plus Yearly
RWP Serves 600-Plus Yearly

Your support of the Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program helps raise funds, increase awareness and provide care to people in our community who are living wit...
RSF Ryan White Program shares timely information about HIV
RSF Ryan White Program shares timely information about HIV

Aaron gives "timely" information about HIV and tells how you can help people right here in Charleston with your show of support to raise funds and increase a...
Ryan White Program AIDS Walk and 5K
Ryan White Program AIDS Walk and 5K

Aaron O'Brien talks about the importance of getting an HIV test and how your support can raise funds and increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and its devastatin...
Is it a Cold or Allergies?
Is it a Cold or Allergies?

Allergies and colds can be confusing because often times they produce similar symptoms, here is Dr. Bruce Ball to help you understand the differences.
The Importance of Having a Mammogram
The Importance of Having a Mammogram

A breast screening is an important part of a womens health regimen, Dr. Amy Bethea explains who needs one and how Roper St. Francis is expanding accessibilit...
Latest Customized Chemotherapy Treatments
Latest Customized Chemotherapy Treatments

The world of cancer care is constantly evolving with improved chemotherapy treatments as Dr. Daud Nawabi explains the latest developments mean fewer side eff...
Roper St. Francis doctor becomes patient with cancer diagnosis
Roper St. Francis doctor becomes patient with cancer diagnosis

Even doctors are not immune from life-threatening diseases, and to mark prostate cancer awareness month, WCIV- ABC News 4 covers the story of a doctor who wo...
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 4
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 4

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs. htt...
Common Types of Hearing Loss
Common Types of Hearing Loss

Have you noticed a change in your hearing, if so you are not alone. The good news is that there are a variety of treatment options, Dr. Oma Hester explains.
Head Lice
Head Lice

Head lice is an extremely common problem among children, Dr. Wilmont Martin explains what parents need to do, what to look for and how to treat it.
RSF Serves 1,000-Plus Neighbors in Need
RSF Serves 1,000-Plus Neighbors in Need

Mark Dickson, Roper St. Francis VP of Mission, talks about the success of SC Mission 2013. Over the course of two days, RSF teammates worked collaboratively ...
Anesthesia During Delivery
Anesthesia During Delivery

For an expectant mother the birth of her child can be one of the best days of her life. Dr. Tod Sokevitz explains how anesthesia can make this experience bot...
Sex As You Age
Sex As You Age

The desire and ability to be intimate can last far into your golden years, Dr. Delinda Terry discusses some of the common issues women face post menopause an...
Why Have a 39 Week Delivery?
Why Have a 39 Week Delivery?

Roper St. Francis is successfully reducing the number of elective deliveries before 39 weeks, Dr. Victor Weinstein explains why waiting is best for you and y...
Women and Urological Problems
Women and Urological Problems

Overactive bladder is one of several common urological problems facing women of all ages, Dr. Kelly Shaffer talks about why women may need to see a urologist.
Back to school shots and physicals
Back to school shots and physicals

This is the perfect time of year to make sure that your children are up-to-date on their vaccinations and physical exams. Dr. Annette Anderson explains why t...
Rooftop Helipad
Rooftop Helipad

Imagine a person who is having a heart attack or stroke and lives in a rural part of the Lowcountry, time is critical and that is where the Roper Hospital ro...
Decreasing the fears of having a vasectomy
Decreasing the fears of having a vasectomy

A vasectomy is a common procedure for men that can bring about great anxiety, Dr. Stanley Hall explains how it is performed to ease your fears.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Roper St. Francis Healthcare is the Lowcountry's only private, not-for-profit healthcare provider. The 657-bed system comprises more than 90 facilities and s...
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 3
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments - Part 3

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work for Roper St. Francis Healthcare and what they love about the...
Breast Flap Reconstruction
Breast Flap Reconstruction

The battle of breast cancer can leave behind physical scars for some women, but there is a surgical option called flap reconstruction that helps patients loo...
Body Weight Composition
Body Weight Composition

Obesity and the diseases related to being overweight are prevalent in our community that is why Roper St. Francis is helping to battle the problem by offerin...
Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

Some women who are diagnosed with breast cancer must undergo the removal of one or more breasts, but thanks to a special reconstructive surgery some women do...
Causes of Health Disparities
Causes of Health Disparities

Some diseases have a greater impact on african americans and other minority groups in South Carolina, Dr. Thaddeus Bell explains what some of these are and h...
Grandmother Granted a Dying Wish
Grandmother Granted a Dying Wish

The joy of birth and the uncertainty of death came together in a hospital room. The amazing staff at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital granted a wish for a dy...
St. Francis Laborist Program
St. Francis Laborist Program

When a woman goes into labor and rushes to the hospital her doctor may not be immediately available. Dr. Lauren Hamilton with Charleston OB GYN explains how ...
When Moments Matter
When Moments Matter

Roper St. Francis' new helipad offers the fastest access to heart and stroke care in the Lowcountry. www.rsfh.com.
CT Lung Screening
CT Lung Screening

More people in the United States die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer, but studies show that a CT lung screening improves survival rates. Dr. S...
Sports Physicals Reveal Health Issues
Sports Physicals Reveal Health Issues

Stall High School sports trainer Danielle Greewood says her players know the drill when it comes to getting a sports physical. She says what might seem routi...
Kyphoplasty Used to Treat Spinal Fractures from Osteoporosis.
Kyphoplasty Used to Treat Spinal Fractures from Osteoporosis.

Compression fractures of the spine are a problem for people with osteoporosis, Dr. Kevin Smith explains a new procedure called Kyphoplasty that helps people ...
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments Part 2
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments Part 2

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs.
Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids

If you are experiencing pain, discomfort or even bleeding when you have a bowel movement it could be hemorrhoids, Dr. Bo Blessing explains how you can get re...
Couch Potato Syndrome- A lifestyle that is hazardous to your health
Couch Potato Syndrome- A lifestyle that is hazardous to your health

Watching television, surfing the internet and playing video games is how a lot of us spend our free time, but to much of it can be bad for your health, Dr. J...
Procedure for Vision Loss due to Vitreous Floaters
Procedure for Vision Loss due to Vitreous Floaters

You have probably seen tiny obstructions in your vision from time to time that can look can look like dots or tiny bugs, but for some people those vitreous f...
Corrina, Colon Cancer Survivor
Corrina, Colon Cancer Survivor

Corrina's father had died of colon cancer, but she still never believed it could happen to her, especially in her 40's. Learn why Corrina decided to look out...
Christina, Breast Cancer Survivor
Christina, Breast Cancer Survivor

When Christina found out she had breast cancer she knew she needed to find a doctor and a team she could trust with her care. She came to Roper St. Francis a...
James, Lung Cancer Survivor
James, Lung Cancer Survivor

When James' wife encouraged him to see a doctor about a lingering illness, he found out he had lung cancer. Learn more about James' journey at Roper St. Fran...
Jessica, Breast Cancer Survivor
Jessica, Breast Cancer Survivor

Jessica was stunned when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in her early 30's. Learn more about Jessica's experience with the Roper St. Francis Cancer Care...
Meghan, Breast Cancer Survivor
Meghan, Breast Cancer Survivor

Meghan was pregnant with her third child when she discovered she had breast cancer. Hear how the team at Roper St. Francis helped ease her fears for her baby...
Mike, Prostate Cancer Survivor
Mike, Prostate Cancer Survivor

Mike was the picture of health, leading an active lifestyle when he found out he had prostate cancer. Learn more about Mike's experience with robotic surgery...
Sacral Nerve Stimulator: Help for Fecal Incontinence
Sacral Nerve Stimulator: Help for Fecal Incontinence

Being unable to control your bowel is an embarressing problem, but one that can be fixed. Dr. Anthony Firilas explains how the Sacral Nerve Stimulator is giv...
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments
Roper St. Francis Employee Inspired Moments

Our employees believe every moment matters for their patients. Watch what inspires them to work at Roper St. Francis and what they love about their jobs.
Postpartum Depression
Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby is no doubt a joyful time, but the demands of motherhood can quickly replace that joy with depression. Dr. Lauri Bullen talks about postp...
Roper St. Francis Brand Statement
Roper St. Francis Brand Statement

Our brand story is much more than words on a page. And frankly, is so much more than a "brand." Our story is lived out every day and every moment at Roper St...
Every Moment Matters
Every Moment Matters

For generations, Roper St. Francis has been trusted with the health of our community. We understand the importance of your health and that of those you love-...
Older Adults and Physical Activity
Older Adults and Physical Activity

We all know that exercise is good for us for so many reasons and for older adults, Dr. Lloyd Hepburn explains why it is essential.
Getting Rid of the Fears of Having a Colonoscopy
Getting Rid of the Fears of Having a Colonoscopy

The days of drinking massive amounts of liquid to prepare for a colonoscopy are over. Dr. Jeffrey Dorociak explains a new bowel prep that is now available.
Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes can cause havoc to the circulation and nerves in your feet eventually leading to a foot wound. Dr. John Marino explains how they develop and the tre...
Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgeries
Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgeries

Roper St. Francis is one of only four facilities in the world researching a new method to improve the results of colorectal surgeries, Dr. Jorge Lagares expl...
Hernias
Hernias

A hernia can happen to anyone, it is a bulge that is often uncomfortable and sometimes painful. Dr. David Baird highlights the technology available at Roper ...
Roper Hospital Helipad
Roper Hospital Helipad

Rooftop helipad was recently built on Roper Hospital. The helipad was funded through philanthropy and will help improve access in critical care emergencies, ...
When to go to a the ER vs. a Doctor for a Burn
When to go to a the ER vs. a Doctor for a Burn

Burns happen and when they do it is important to know whether you can treat it at home or if it is something more serious. Dr. Anc Clarkson explains when a b...
Stress and Heart Health
Stress and Heart Health

The stresses of life can physically take a toll on your body, Dr. William Grossman explains the role stress can play on your heart and what you can do to pro...
We Do More - Roper St. Francis Cancer Care
We Do More - Roper St. Francis Cancer Care

We do more every day to beat cancer at Roper St. Francis Cancer Care.
Roper St. Francis Healthy Heart Programs
Roper St. Francis Healthy Heart Programs

A healthy heart means greater protection from stroke and heart attack, Dr. Jeb Hallet highlights the Roper St. Francis Healthy Heart Program and how it helps...
Motion Sickness
Motion Sickness

If road trips, boat rides or flights have you feeling uneasy, it is likely due to motion sickness, Dr. Amy Forren share tips on to avoid feeling sick.
Menstrual Migraine Triggers
Menstrual Migraine Triggers

Migraines can be a problem for many women, Dr. Stan Ottinger explains how your menstrual cycle can be a trigger.
New Treatments for Colon Cancer
New Treatments for Colon Cancer

The world of cancer treatment is constantly evolving, new drugs on the market are helping patients with advanced colon cancer, Dr. Jeff Rose explains.
Strep Throat
Strep Throat

Dr. David Robinson talks about the symptoms and treatment of a highly contagious bacterial infection known as strep throat.
Paul
Paul's Weight Loss Story

As a costume designer with a local theater Paul's job is to make people look great, but he didn't feel great about himself. At 367 pounds, he knew he needed ...
Stacy
Stacy's Weight Loss Story

Stacy's weight loss has opened up a whole new world for her. In October of 2011, she had bariatric surgery with the Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic...
RSFH 2012 Holiday CEO Message
RSFH 2012 Holiday CEO Message

David L. Dunlap's 2012 Holiday and End-of-Year Message to Roper St. Francis Employees.
Preventing Heart Disease
Preventing Heart Disease

When it comes to preventing heart disease there are several things that we can do to improve our heart heart, Dr. John Ciccone explains.
When to Have a Cough Examined by a Doctor
When to Have a Cough Examined by a Doctor

Everyone goes through a coughing spell periodically, Dr. Katherine Seawright explains that sometimes this is a sign of a serious medical condition.
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of arthritis, Dr. Carlysle Barfield describes the syptoms and treatments to alleviate pain.
Underlying Causes of Recurring Infections
Underlying Causes of Recurring Infections

Getting multiple infections in a year is not unusual; however if this a recurring infection this could lead to something more serious, Dr. Brian Dantzler exp...
Winter Skin Care
Winter Skin Care

As cooler tempertures settle in dry skin becomes an increasing problem, Dr. Marta Hampton explains her winter skin care advice.
Isis
Isis's Weight Loss Story

Roper St. Francis Healthcare celebrates Isis, a bariatric surgery patient. Over the years, Isis tried to lose weight by following a variety of diet plans. Ho...
Berkeley County Deserves a Hospital
Berkeley County Deserves a Hospital

Berkeley County can have and deserves a hospital.
Creating Effortless Motion, Roper St. Francis Hand & Upper Extremity Center
Creating Effortless Motion, Roper St. Francis Hand & Upper Extremity Center

From your shoulder to the tips of your fingers, your hands and arms are always at work. When pain or injury starts to slow you down, you need the experts you...
Berkeley Hospital
Berkeley Hospital

Roper St. Francis Healthcare CEO David Dunlap shares a message about the judge's decision to let Roper St. Francis build a hospital in Berkeley County.
Fecal Incontinence
Fecal Incontinence

Fecal Incontinence is a common health problem that many people quietly endure, Dr. Anthony Firilas highlights the excellent care options that Roper St. Franc...
Controlling Type 2 Diabetes
Controlling Type 2 Diabetes

Sherif Yacoub, MD explains how a program offered at Roper St. Francis Healthcare teaches patients how to get their blood sugar under control.
Process of Prescribing Medication
Process of Prescribing Medication

Hugh Durrence, MD highlights the efforts that Roper St. Francis Healthcare uses to improve the prescription medication process.
Ryan White
Ryan White's Mom in Charleston

Jeanne White Ginder comes to Charleston to raise awareness of the Roper St. Francis program that bears her son's name.
Susanne Bradford, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN
Susanne Bradford, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN

Dr. Bradford, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified Ob/Gyn and practices at Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN. To learn more, visit http://www.mtplea...
Meghan Lynch, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN
Meghan Lynch, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN

Dr. Lynch, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified Ob/Gyn and practices at Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN. To learn more, visit http://www.mtpleasan...
Karen Hallmark, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN
Karen Hallmark, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN

Dr. Hallmark, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified Ob/Gyn and practices at Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN. To learn more, visit http://www.mtplea...
Concussion Testing
Concussion Testing

Live 5 News talks with Dr. Morgan Stuart about computer software that helps detect tramatic brain injuries.
When to Have a Skin Lesion examined by a Doctor
When to Have a Skin Lesion examined by a Doctor

Dr. William "Jackie" Epperson with Inlet Medical Associates in Murrells Inlet, SC stresses the importance of paying close attention to skin care and highligh...
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Radiation Wounds
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Radiation Wounds

Dr. Lance Davis explains how hyperbaric oxygen is used to treat a variety of problems including a small percent of cancer patients that develop radiation wou...
Shaking the Salt Habit
Shaking the Salt Habit

Dr. Mark Erich explains what to look out for when cutting back on salt intake.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Britt Tonnessen explains the importance of catching abdominal aortic aneurysm's in the early stages of development when it can be medically treated.
Childhood Obesity
Childhood Obesity

Dr. Alexis Jesup of West Ashley Primary Care explains how childhood obesity is a major health problem for many families. Jesup gives examples of what familie...
Latest in Hip and Knee Replacement
Latest in Hip and Knee Replacement

Dr. John McCrosson discusses the latest advances for hip and knee replacements available at Roper St. Francis Healthcare.
Eye Health as You Age
Eye Health as You Age

Changes in vision is a normal part of aging but losing your vision is not, explains Dr. William Lee.
Bug Bites: When Should You See a Doctor?
Bug Bites: When Should You See a Doctor?

Dr. Lloyd Hepburn with Eagle Landing Adult Medicine discusses what to do when a bug bite or sting becomes serious.
Catheter Assisted Pain Management for Sports Medicine
Catheter Assisted Pain Management for Sports Medicine

Pain management has improved in the field of sports medicine. Dr. Joseph Rodrigo discusses advances utilizing catheters for pain management available at Rope...
Touching Graduation Ceremony
Touching Graduation Ceremony

Roper St. Francis patient's last wish is to see his son graduate from high school. We were honored to help make that happen for their family.
Celebrating Spinal Patient Rob
Celebrating Spinal Patient Rob

Roper St. Francis recognized the need for a centralized location in the Lowcountry where people with spinal cord injuries could receive treatment. One of the...
If You Don
If You Don't Know, Just Go.

New ER commercial featuring, Roper St. Francis ER doctor, Dr. Clarkson on when you should go to your doctor and when you should go to the emergency room.
Listen to Your Heart
Listen to Your Heart

Roper St. Francis Heart & Vascular Center offers minimally invasive treatment options for aortic stenosis, valve replacement and other heart conditions. Lear...
Baby Boom at RSFH
Baby Boom at RSFH

Is something in the water? RSFH nurses and physicians are staying busy this time of year delivering babies.
RSFH Takes up the Torch for TUW
RSFH Takes up the Torch for TUW

RSFH employees showcase their athletic abilities to support the 2012 Trident United Way fundraising campaign.
Inlet Medical Associates Commercial
Inlet Medical Associates Commercial

Skin Cancer is the most common cancer in the US. Inlet Medical Associates are experts in skin cancer screenings. For more information, visit www.inletmedical...
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Dr. Scott Jennings explains the most common problems and the importance of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine.
Osteoporosis: Bone Density Exam
Osteoporosis: Bone Density Exam

A bone density is a simple test to determine the strength of your bones. This test is extremely important in diagnosing osteoporosis.
Electronic Medical Records
Electronic Medical Records

Electronic medical records is the new way of healthcare. Electronic medical records will provide more continuity of care for patients as well as make it easi...
Cervical Health
Cervical Health

A pap smear is key to maintaining good cervical health. Dr. Caroline Keller, an OB GYN at Carolina OB GYN explains why this routine test is necessary.
Roper St. Francis Pelvic Floor Clinic
Roper St. Francis Pelvic Floor Clinic

Urinary and fecal incontinence are often embarrassing but common health problems. Dr. Jorge Lagares-Garcia discusses the Pelvic Floor Clinic and treatment op...
Oh My Aching Breasts
Oh My Aching Breasts

Dr. Kenosha Gleaton, an OB GYN at Harborside OB GYN explains how breast pain is a common problem that can often be treated.
Mommy Makeover
Mommy Makeover

Dr. Ram Kalus discusses the Mommy Makeover offered at the Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital. The Mommy Makeover addresses body issues after pregnancy.
Crohn
Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease is a digestive disorder that causes pain, cramping and diarrhea. Dr. Gregory Goodear discusses comprehensive care available at Roper St. Fran...
RSFH CEO Takes Up the Torch
RSFH CEO Takes Up the Torch

Watch as Roper St. Francis Healthcare's David Dunlap shares how we can "Take up the Torch" in his June CEO Message.
Phyllis Rogerson, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB GYN
Phyllis Rogerson, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB GYN

Dr. Rogerson, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified OB/GYN practices at Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN. To learn more, visit http://www.mtpleasant...
Lauri Bullen, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB GYN
Lauri Bullen, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB GYN

Dr. Bullen, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified OB/GYN practices at Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN. To learn more, visit http://www.mtpleasantob...
Delinda Terry, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB GYN
Delinda Terry, MD - Mt. Pleasant OB GYN

Dr. Terry, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified OB/GYN practices at Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN. To learn more, visit http://www.mtpleasantobg...
Roper St. Francis After Hours Clinics
Roper St. Francis After Hours Clinics

The Roper St. Francis After Hours Clinics allow patients to schedule doctors appointments at their convenience. Patients have access to all the services Rope...
Broken Heart Syndrome
Broken Heart Syndrome

A patient experiencing signs and symptoms of a heart attack could actually be experiencing broken heart syndrome. Cardiologist, Dr. Donald Saunders discusses...
Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding Support

In the issue of whether to breastfeed is a big question for many expectant moms. Dr. Cameron Anderson, pediatrician with Plantation Pediatrics, highlights th...
Eyelid Surgery for Cancer
Eyelid Surgery for Cancer

A small bump or sore on the eyelid could be a sign of cancer. Dr. Susan Spicer discusses treatment options.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Gerald Shealy, an orthopedic hand surgeon, discusses Carpel Tunnel Syndrome a common problem with successful treatment options.
Acute Brain Injuries
Acute Brain Injuries

Dr. George Khoury discusses the long term effects of a traumatic brain injury.
Roper St. Francis Eye Center
Roper St. Francis Eye Center

Roper St. Francis offers a state-of-the-art eye care clinic that offers comprehensive treatment options for eye diseases.
Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer doesn't always require treatment. Dr. William Carter, urologic oncologist, discusses active surveillance as an option for patients with prost...
Critical Limb Trials Update
Critical Limb Trials Update

Lower limb amputation is a reality for thousands of people every year in South Carolina. Roper St. Francis Healthcare is leading the way in a clinical trial ...
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome

Dr. Lars Runquist discusses the signs of a heart attack and how to recognize them.
Ryan White Patient Story
Ryan White Patient Story

Roper St. Francis Ryan White Patient shares his story to raise awareness of AIDS HIV and the Dining out for Life fundraising event.
Jennifer Nelson, DO - James Island Medical
Jennifer Nelson, DO - James Island Medical

Dr. Nelson, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified in family medicine and practices at James Island Medical Center. To learn more, visit...
Amy Forren, DO - St James Family Medicine
Amy Forren, DO - St James Family Medicine

Dr. Forren, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified in family medicine and practices at St. James Family Medicine in Goose Creek. To lear...
Mark McLaughlin, MD - East Cooper Family Practice.mov
Mark McLaughlin, MD - East Cooper Family Practice.mov

Dr. McLaughlin, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified in family medicine and practices at East Cooper Family Practice. To learn more, v...
John Rowe, MD - East Cooper Family Medicine960x540.m4v
John Rowe, MD - East Cooper Family Medicine960x540.m4v

Dr. Rowe, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified in family medicine and practices at East Cooper Family Practice. To learn more, visit h...
Scott Evans, MD - East Cooper Family Practice
Scott Evans, MD - East Cooper Family Practice

Dr. Evans, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified in family medicine and geriatrics and practices at East Cooper Family Practice. To lea...
Cameron Anderson, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Cameron Anderson, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Anderson, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is a board certified pediatrician and practices at Plantation Pediatrics. To learn more, visit http://ww...
Radial Artery Catherization
Radial Artery Catherization

Dr. Kenneth Hanger discusses radial artery Catherization. Safer type of Catherization used to look at arteries around the heart. This technique reduces the r...
Poison Oak vs. Poison Ivy
Poison Oak vs. Poison Ivy

Dr. Emily Haly discusses the signs, symptoms and treatments options for poison oak and ivy.
Vascular Anatomy 101
Vascular Anatomy 101

It's critical to make sure your arteries and vessels are flowing freely. Dr. Adam Keefer discusses screenings and treatment options for those with vascular i...
ABCs of Preventing Heart Attacks
ABCs of Preventing Heart Attacks

Approximately every 36 seconds in the United States someone dies from a heart attack or cardiovascular disease. Dr. Troy Bunting discusses for simple things ...
Center for Spinal Cord Injury
Center for Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury patients often have special needs after leaving a hospital setting. Roper St. Francis is meeting those needs with the new comprehensive Ce...
Vaccine Success: The Rotavirus
Vaccine Success: The Rotavirus

Vaccines are an important par to infant/child health. Dr. Helen Bertrand, Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, discusses one important vaccination for infant...
Robotic Surgery for Cancer
Robotic Surgery for Cancer

Dr. Jorge Lagares discusses a less invasive treatment for colorectal cancer using the da Vinci Surgical System.
Radiation Safety
Radiation Safety

Medical imaging is a powerful tool in diagnosing disease but it is important to protect a patient from unnecessary radiation exposure. Dr. Matthew Brady disc...
Mini Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation
Mini Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation

A minimally invasive treatment for Atrial Fibrillation known as mini maze give patients another option to medication.
RSFH dietician Alexis Ratowsky talks protein sources
RSFH dietician Alexis Ratowsky talks protein sources

Bariatric and Metabolic Services' Alexis Ratowsky talks viable protein sources with WCIV in light of a local food bank running out of peanut butter.
Loving Life
Loving Life

Commercial for Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic Services with inspirational star, Jennifer Wertz.
Roper St. Francis Doctors
Roper St. Francis Doctors

Commercial featuring some of Roper St. Francis' amazing doctors.
Holiday Message from Roper St. Francis CEO
Holiday Message from Roper St. Francis CEO

David Dunlap, CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare, shares a holiday message and reviews events and milestones during 2011.
Colorectal Surgery with da Vinci Surgical System
Colorectal Surgery with da Vinci Surgical System

Roper St. Francis Healthcare ends 2011 as South Carolina's leader in robotic colorectal surgery, and the patients are the winners. Having completed more than...
Eleanor Oakman, MD - Harborside OB GYN
Eleanor Oakman, MD - Harborside OB GYN

Dr. Oakman, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in gynecology and obstetrics and practices at Harborside Ob Gyn. To learn more, visit h...
Robert Flowers, MD - Harborside OB GYN
Robert Flowers, MD - Harborside OB GYN

Dr. Flowers, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in gynecology and obstetrics and practices at Harborside Ob Gyn. To learn more, visit ...
Stroke
Stroke

One Roper St. Francis Healthcare patient says her life was saved thanks to early diagnostics showing she was on the path toward a major stroke.
Healing Boutique Provides New Lease on Life
Healing Boutique Provides New Lease on Life

Roper St. Francis Cancer Center gives patients a new lease on life through the Healing Boutique. The Healing Boutique supports people with cancer by offering...
Athletic trainer program
Athletic trainer program


Heat & Diabetes
Heat & Diabetes


RSFH Ryan White program
RSFH Ryan White program's annual AIDS walk

Hundreds braved the cold weather at Hampton Park to walk and raise funds for the Roper St. Francis Ryan White program.
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy

Getting a colonoscopy is an important part of preventing colon cancer. Dr. Paul Yantis discusses advances in the preparation and the procedure.
Long Term Affects of a Concussion
Long Term Affects of a Concussion

Dr. Morgan Stuart discussions the signs and symptoms for a concussion and long term affects if not treated.
Rapid Arc Radiation Therapy
Rapid Arc Radiation Therapy

Rapid Arc provides a high dosage of radiation with more precision in less time. Dr. Mary Decker discusses the technology and the benefits to the patient.
Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine

Dr. Douglas Gleaton discusses the importance of preventive medicine and an routine examination.
Post-Menopausal Bleeding
Post-Menopausal Bleeding

Some women experience bleeding after menopause. Learn about the causes and treatment options for this condition.
Robotic Surgery for Uterine Cancer
Robotic Surgery for Uterine Cancer

Robotic surgery is the latest treatment option for women diagnosed with uterine cancer. Dr. Scott Jennings discusses why this is a great treatment option.
Roper St. Francis Healing Boutique
Roper St. Francis Healing Boutique

WCBD Channel 2's Carolyn Murray visits Roper St. Francis Cancer Center's Healing Boutique to show how one young visitor is helping raise awareness of breast ...
John ?"Jeb"? Hallett, MD - Roper St Francis Vascular Care
John ?"Jeb"? Hallett, MD - Roper St Francis Vascular Care

Dr. Hallett, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is the medical director of the Heart & Vascular Center and a vascular surgeon with Roper St. Francis Vasc...
Cheri Franklin, MD - Charlestowne Internal Medicine
Cheri Franklin, MD - Charlestowne Internal Medicine

Dr. Franklin, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board-certified in internal medicine and practices at Charlestowne Internal Medicine. To learn more, ...
Paul Deaton, MD - Charlestowne Internal Medicine
Paul Deaton, MD - Charlestowne Internal Medicine

Dr. Deaton, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in internal medicine and practices at Charlestowne Internal Medicine. To learn more, vi...
Antidepressants
Antidepressants

Depression is a common but serious condition. Dr. Ted Pappas discusses how easy it is to customize antidepressants to effectively treat your symptoms.
Preconception Health
Preconception Health

House Calls TV talks with Dr. Karen Hallmark about steps a woman should take before becoming pregnant to improve her chance of having a healthy baby.
Meniscus Knee Injuries
Meniscus Knee Injuries

The meniscus acts as a shock absorber for the knee but is commonly injured. It is important to treat early to avoid complications.
Preventive Reconstructive Mastectomy
Preventive Reconstructive Mastectomy

Dr. James Craigie highlights the latest advanced reconstructive techniques for restoring the breast to a more natural look.
Developments in Joint Replacements
Developments in Joint Replacements

Dr. Waddell Gilmore talks with House Calls TV about services provided at the Roper St. Francis Joint Replacement Center. The Center performs more joint repla...
Nasal Sprays: What
Nasal Sprays: What's Right for You

Roper St. Francis House Calls TV discusses how to find the right nasal spray for your allergy symptoms with Dr. Susan Datta.
Safe Play For Sports
Safe Play For Sports

In an effort to prevent serious sports injuries and ensure the safety of high school athletes, Charleston County School District (CCSD) and Roper St. Francis...
Marshall Newton, MD - Newton Family Medicine
Marshall Newton, MD - Newton Family Medicine

Dr. Newton, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board-certified in family medicine and practices at Newton Family Medicine. To learn more, visit http:/...
Create More Tomorrows
Create More Tomorrows

New Roper St. Francis Cancer Care commerical, Create More Tomorrows, highlights patients and their stories.
Britt Tonnessen, MD - Roper St. Francis Vascular Care
Britt Tonnessen, MD - Roper St. Francis Vascular Care

Dr. Tonnessen, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is vascular surgeon with Roper St. Francis Vascular Care at Roper Hospital in Charleston, SC. To learn ...
Burning Questions - I Leak when I Laugh
Burning Questions - I Leak when I Laugh

Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
Burning Questions - Going to the Bathroom
Burning Questions - Going to the Bathroom

Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
Burning Questions - Why am I always Tired?
Burning Questions - Why am I always Tired?

Roper St. Francis Commercial.
Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital
Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital

New commercial promoting the new Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital.
Burning Questions - How Do I get Rid of this Six Pack
Burning Questions - How Do I get Rid of this Six Pack

Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a common health problem linked to obesity and often times people do not know they have it. Dr. Johnny Weeks discusses the symptoms and ...
Laser Treatment for Prostate Enlargement
Laser Treatment for Prostate Enlargement

Men age 60 and older often experience prostate enlargement. Dr. Jon Donaldson explains a new surgical technique, laser vaporization of the prostate, used to ...
Robotic Surgery for Kidney Issues
Robotic Surgery for Kidney Issues

Dr. Marshall Wingo highlights the latest advancements in surgical technology for kidney blockages utilizing the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System on Roper St....
Treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Dr. Marshall Kalinsky discusses advanced treatment options for healing diabetic foot ulcers with Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is the number one reason people are admitted to the hospital. Dr. Michael Grayson discusses this condition with Roper St. Francis He...
Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer
Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer

One out of every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Screenings are key to survival. Dr. Dennis Kubinski discusses treatment options with robotic...
Understanding Probiotics
Understanding Probiotics

Dr. Valerie Scott explains what probiotics are and how they are beneficial to you on Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
Fire Ant Allergies
Fire Ant Allergies

Fire ants a common part of the Carolina landscape are painful and can be dangerous to those who are allergic. Dr. Jeffrey Dietrich highlights the symptoms of...
Non-surgical Approaches to Treating Back Pain
Non-surgical Approaches to Treating Back Pain

Dr. Reilly Keffer discusses non-surgical options for treating back pain on Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
Internal Radiation Therapy for Liver Cancers
Internal Radiation Therapy for Liver Cancers

Dr. Kevin Smith discusses new minimally invasive radiation therapy for treating liver cancer. Roper St. Francis is one of four sights in South Carolina to pr...
Roper St. Francis Weight Loss Program
Roper St. Francis Weight Loss Program

Roper St. Francis has a comprehensive weight management program that offers both surgical and non-surgical options for those who are morbidly obese. Dr. Kenn...
Lloyd Hepburn, MD - Eagle Landing Adult Medicine
Lloyd Hepburn, MD - Eagle Landing Adult Medicine

Dr. Hepburn, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board-certified in internal medicine and practices at Eagle Landing Adult Medicine. To learn more, vis...
Johnny Weeks, MD - Eagle Landing Adult Medicine
Johnny Weeks, MD - Eagle Landing Adult Medicine

Dr. Weeks, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board-certified in family medicine and practices at Eagle Landing Adult Medicine. To learn more, visit h...
FDA sets new sunscreen label rules
FDA sets new sunscreen label rules

Charleston is known for being a beach town where people love their sun, but the sun now comes with new warnings as the FDA announced new rules for sunscreen ...
JoAnn Hiott, MD - Ashley River Family Physicians
JoAnn Hiott, MD - Ashley River Family Physicians

Dr. Hiott, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board-certified in family medicine and practices at Ashley River Family Physicians. To learn more, visit...
Foundation Receives $1.3 Million Gift
Foundation Receives $1.3 Million Gift

Roper St. Francis Foundation gets $1.3 million donation from radiologist's estate.
Breakthrough Surgery for Breast Cancer Survivors
Breakthrough Surgery for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breakthrough surgery for breast cancer survivors helps patients with lymphedema.
Charleston Dragon Boat Festival
Charleston Dragon Boat Festival

2010 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival benefiting the Roper St. Francis Cancer Center gets a shout-out on the CBS Morning News.
Life at Full Speed
Life at Full Speed

Roper St. Francis Healthcare Sports Medicine Program.
Experimental procedure for critical limb ischemia
Experimental procedure for critical limb ischemia

KING 5 News in Seattle, WA discusses Roper St. Francis 's clinical trial for critical limb ischemia.
Water Missions Donation
Water Missions Donation

Roper St. Francis Healthcare's Women's, Infant's, and Children's Services donated $3200 to renovate the maternity ward at Plateau Mission Hospital in Kenya,...
Roper St. Francis Helping Kenya
Roper St. Francis Helping Kenya

Roper St. Francis Healthcare's Women's, Infant's, and Children's Services donated $3200 to renovate the maternity ward at Plateau Mission Hospital in Kenya,...
Love Hurts
Love Hurts

Commercial promoting emergency services at Roper St. Francis.
Caring by the Numbers - Part 2
Caring by the Numbers - Part 2

RSFH cares for your family in countless ways. Campaign promoting health system services.
Passion for Paws (WCSC-TV 5)
Passion for Paws (WCSC-TV 5)

Roper St. Francis Healthcare partnered with Charleston Animal Society to bring "Passion for Paws" to the workplace! The event was a huge success, with four a...
Passion for Paws (WCIV-TV 4)
Passion for Paws (WCIV-TV 4)

Roper St. Francis Healthcare partnered with Charleston Animal Society to bring "Passion for Paws" to the workplace! The event was a huge success, with four a...
Bone Marrow Drive
Bone Marrow Drive

Dr. George Geils, medical director of Roper St. Francis Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, appeared on WCBD-TV 2 News with news anchor Carolyn Murray to pr...
Visit to Kenya
Visit to Kenya

Chronicle of RSFH employees' mission trip to Kenya while donating a water treatment system to a local hospital.
Wando High School Students Tour New Hospital
Wando High School Students Tour New Hospital

27 civil engineering and architecture students from Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, SC tour the new Roper St. Francis Hospital that is currently under c...
Mt. Pleasant Topping-Off Ceremony
Mt. Pleasant Topping-Off Ceremony

Video of the entire topping-off ceremony for the new Roper St. Francis hopsital in Mount Pleasant.
Clean Water to Kenya
Clean Water to Kenya

Charleston, South Carolina hospital teams up with nonprofit organization to provide clean water to Kenya.
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Going without sleep carries both short and long term consequences. News 2 in Charleston demonstrates how the brain functions without sleep.
60 Years of Innovation
60 Years of Innovation

RSFH commercial focusing on the advancements in minimally invasive heart surgery.
We are survivors!
We are survivors!

RSFH Breast Cancer campaign.
Amazing
Amazing

RSFH Amazing Healthcare campaign.
CyberKnife Radiosurgery
CyberKnife Radiosurgery

RSFH commercial discussing the new technology, CyberKnife. CyberKnife is a painless, noninvasive radiation treatment that is an alternative to conventional s...
Outpatient Cancer Center
Outpatient Cancer Center

Roper St. Francis Healthcare plans to build a three-story cancer center at its West Ashley campus to fill a need in the Charleston community.
Shopping and Nutrition
Shopping and Nutrition

The Money Squeeze - How to fill a shopping cart with nutrition food for $100.
Roper Nurse Inducted in Live 5 Hall of Fame
Roper Nurse Inducted in Live 5 Hall of Fame

Roper Nurse inducted into the Live 5 Hall of Fame after helping out during a large community fire.
New Lymph Node Surgery Reduces Swelling
New Lymph Node Surgery Reduces Swelling

A surgical procedure uncommon in the United States was performed at Roper hospital on a breast cancer patient. The novel treatment helps reduce painful swell...
Breast Flap Reconstruction and Lymph Nodes Transplant
Breast Flap Reconstruction and Lymph Nodes Transplant

A new procedure to help breast cancer patients who suffer from Lymphodema.
C Edward Huggins, MD - Carolina OB GYN
C Edward Huggins, MD - Carolina OB GYN

Dr. Huggins, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and practices at Carolina OB GYN. To learn more visit htt...
Charleston Neurosurgical Associates
Charleston Neurosurgical Associates

New commercial for the Neuro-Spine Center at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital.
Welcome! Welcome!
Welcome! Welcome!

Commercial for the new Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital.
It
It's Time

Commercial for Women's Services at the new Roper St. Francis Healthcare Mount Pleasant Hospital.
Message from the CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Message from the CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare

David Dunlap, CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare, shares the most recent health system news.
'Share Our Suzy' Presents Gift to Roper Hospital Breast Care Center

Roper St. Francis Healthcare (RSFH) officials on Monday, Oct. 25, accepted a $20000 gift from the volunteer organization Share Our Suzy (SOS) as part of a $...
Mount Pleasant Hospital Opens
Mount Pleasant Hospital Opens

The Mount Pleasant Hospital, the newest addition to the Roper St. Francis family, opened on Monday, November 1. The 85-bed hospital features a 24-hour emerge...
Message from RSFH CEO
Message from RSFH CEO

Holiday message from Roper St. Francis Healthcare CEO, David Dunlap.
St. Francis Achieves Magnet Status
St. Francis Achieves Magnet Status

Commercial promoting Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital's recent achievement of receiving magnet status in nursing.
Bariatric & Metabolic Services at Roper St. Francis
Bariatric & Metabolic Services at Roper St. Francis

Commercial promoting bariatric services.
High Risk Pregnancies
High Risk Pregnancies

Alison Dillon, MD, who is double board certified in obstetrics & gynecology and fetal medicine & maternal medicine, explains how Roper St. Francis provides c...
Laborist Program
Laborist Program

C. Edward Huggins, MD, a board certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist, explains the laborist program that has been implemented at Roper St. Francis Healthcare...
The Food Allergy Epidemic
The Food Allergy Epidemic

Albert Finn Jr., MD, who is triple board certified in internal medicine, allergy & immunology, and clinical pathology, explains how food allergies manifest a...
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Damon Simpson, MD, who is board certified in general surgery, explains the benefits of minimally invasive procedures and how these surgeries have evolved.
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger

John MacIlwaine, MD, who is double board certified both hand surgery and orthopedic surgery, highlights the symptoms and treatment options of trigger finger.
Screenings and Treatments for Blocked Carotid Arteries
Screenings and Treatments for Blocked Carotid Arteries

Jeb Hallett, MD, a board certified vascular surgeon, explains the carotid artery screening procedure, who should be screened, and treatment options should an...
When to Have an Eye Exam
When to Have an Eye Exam

Joseph Lally Jr., MD, a board certified ophthalmologist, explains when an eye exam is needed during the different stages of our lives.
Roper St. Francis Full Service ERs
Roper St. Francis Full Service ERs

Hunter Louis, MD, board certified in emergency medicine, explains the comprehensive ER care provided by Roper St. Francis Healthcare. Roper St. Francis docto...
Roper St. Francis Treatments for Varicose Veins
Roper St. Francis Treatments for Varicose Veins

Britt Tonnessen, MD, who is double board certified in both vascular surgery and general surgery, describes some of the methods that Roper St. Francis offers ...
"Hands Across the Water"
"Hands Across the Water"

For our annual global service project, "Hands Across the Water," Roper St. Francis Healthcare will be raising money to fund the shipment of a container of me...
William Wilson, MD - Mt Pleasant Family Practice
William Wilson, MD - Mt Pleasant Family Practice

Dr. Wilson, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Mt. Pleasant Family Practice. To learn more visit h...
Demetrios Papadopoulos, MD - Mt Pleasant Family Practice
Demetrios Papadopoulos, MD - Mt Pleasant Family Practice

Dr. Papadopoulos, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Mt. Pleasant Family Practice. To learn more v...
Mitchell Feller, MD - Mt Pleasant Family Practice
Mitchell Feller, MD - Mt Pleasant Family Practice

Dr. Feller, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Mt. Pleasant Family Practice. To learn more visit h...
Todd Vasko, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Todd Vasko, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Vasko, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in Pediatrics and has received a 5-Star Award for outstanding patient satisfaction. He p...
John Traynham, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
John Traynham, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Traynham, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in Pediatrics and has received a 5-Star Award for outstanding patient satisfaction. H...
Taryn Stelter, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Taryn Stelter, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Stelter, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in Pediatrics and practices at Plantation Pediatrics. To learn more visit http://www.p...
Philip McGaha, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Philip McGaha, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. McGaha, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in Pediatrics and has received a 5-Star Award for outstanding patient satisfaction. He ...
Matthew Kornegay, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Matthew Kornegay, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Kornegay, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in both Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. He practices at Plantation Pediatrics. To l...
Anne Marie Good, MD - Plantation Pediatrics
Anne Marie Good, MD - Plantation Pediatrics

Dr. Good, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in Pediatrics and practices at Plantation Pediatrics. To learn more visit http://www.plan...
Shingles
Shingles

Dr Tresha Ward, a board certified Family Physician, discusses the importance of early treatment and immunization against shingles. Shingles can be extremely ...
The Obesity and Cancer Connection
The Obesity and Cancer Connection

Dr Fred Worsham, who isboard-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Cytopathology, discusses the link between obesity and cancer. This link ...
New Minimally Invasive Single Incision Surgery
New Minimally Invasive Single Incision Surgery

Dr David Lucas, a board certified general surgeon, talks about the advancements made in surgical techniques. Single incision laparoscopy minimizes surgical s...
Skin Allergies
Skin Allergies

Dr. Patricia Gerber, who is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology, explains how to prevent skin allergies.
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease

Dr. Thomas Appleby, a board certified Vascular Surgeon, explains the importance of early diagnosis for peripheral artery disease.
Robotic Cancer Treatment
Robotic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Jorge Lagares, is a board certified Colorectal Surgeon. Here he explains some of the surgical advancements made in removing colorectal cancer and some of...
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer

Dr. Matthew Beldner, a board certified Surgical Oncologist, explains the symptons and treatment options for lung cancer.
Protecting the High School Athlete from Injury
Protecting the High School Athlete from Injury

Dr. Kenneth Caldwell, a Sports Medicine specialist and is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, explains how to prevent sporting injuries and the effect th...
Sinus Surgery
Sinus Surgery

Dr. Raymond Kaplan, who is double-boarded in the specialties of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery and General Plastic Surgery, explains how sinus surgery ha...
Daniel McMahon, MD - Kiawah-Seabrook Medical & Urgent Care
Daniel McMahon, MD - Kiawah-Seabrook Medical & Urgent Care

Dr. McMahon, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Kiawah-Seabrook Medical & Urgent Care. To learn mo...
Lynn Feldman, DO - Kiawah-Seabrook Medical & Urgent Care
Lynn Feldman, DO - Kiawah-Seabrook Medical & Urgent Care

Dr. Feldman, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Kiawah-Seabrook Medical & Urgent Care. To learn mo...
Gebhard Steuer, MD - Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care
Gebhard Steuer, MD - Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care

Dr. Steuer, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care. To learn ...
Curtis Haskins, MD - Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care
Curtis Haskins, MD - Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care

Dr. Haskins, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care. His clin...
Kenneth Mitchell, MD - Bariatric Surgeon - Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Kenneth Mitchell, MD - Bariatric Surgeon - Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Kenneth Mitchell, MD, is the Medical Director of the Roper St. Francis Bariatric & Metabolic Services program. He is a board certified general surgeon with m...
Pap Smears Guidelines
Pap Smears Guidelines

Pap smears are an important screening tool in the fight against cervical cancer. The video addresses when and how often you need a pap smear.
Stages of Diabetes
Stages of Diabetes

Nearly 60 million people in the United States have pre-diabetes. This videos provides information on simple things you can do to keep your diabetes from adva...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

If you experience chronic abdominal pain and frequent changes in your bowel movements you may have irritable bowel syndrome.
Gallbladder Disease
Gallbladder Disease

Learn about the symptoms and treatment options for gallbladder disease.
Call Me Mister Success
Call Me Mister Success

South Carolina Lowcountry, African American Male leaders come together to tell middle school aged boys why it's important to stay in school. A wide range of ...
True Spirit of Giving
True Spirit of Giving

Kristy Hill, an oncology nurse with Roper St. Francis Cancer Center, demonstrated a tremendous gift of compassion in donating her kidney to coworker Pedro Ri...
Stephen Busby, MD - Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care
Stephen Busby, MD - Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care

Dr. Busby, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care. To learn m...
Endometrial Ablations
Endometrial Ablations

Dr. Delinda Terry discusses endometrial ablation a procedure that provides relief to women who have heavy menstrual flow and is an alternative to a hysterect...
Facial Injuries
Facial Injuries

Dr. Courtney Shelbourne, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, discusses reconstruction surgery offered at Roper St. Francis for individuals with facial injuries.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Moments of breathlessness or a chronic cough could be a sign of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD. Learn about causes and treatment options of COPD.
Pronation - Flat Foot and Running
Pronation - Flat Foot and Running

Learn about source of pain in heels, arches, knees and lower back and how to treat.
Snoring
Snoring

Sleep studies are extremely helpful in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders.
Breast Microsurgery
Breast Microsurgery

For women who have had a masectomy, breast microsurgery allows the breast to be rebuilt with the woman's own tissue.
Pelvic Floor Prolapse
Pelvic Floor Prolapse

As women age they can have pelvic floor prolapse where organs such as the rectum or bladder drop, but there are minimally invasive treatment options available.
Arctic Sun Hypothermic Therapy
Arctic Sun Hypothermic Therapy

How Arctic Sun Hypothermic Therapy can help cardiac patients have a better recovery by cooling their bodies.
Endobronchial Ultrasound
Endobronchial Ultrasound

New technology for diagnosing critical lung disorders.
Weight Management
Weight Management

What is the most sensible way to lose weight? Dr. Lominchar talks about realistic goals and weight loss strategies.
Tetanus
Tetanus

Why keeping updated on your Tetanus vaccine is important and what Tetanus can do if you are not up to date.
Heel Pain
Heel Pain

Dr. Marino talks about what causes heel pain and how to treat it.
NanoKnife Cancer Treatment
NanoKnife Cancer Treatment

NanoKnife is a new cancer treatment that destroys cancerous cells while preserving healthy tissue.
Sunburn Treatments
Sunburn Treatments

How to have fun in the sun while avoiding the burn. Also what to do if you do get sunburned.
Routine Physicals
Routine Physicals

Dr. Lloyd Hepburn explains why it is important for eveyone to have an annual physical.
Working through the Pain to Stay Active
Working through the Pain to Stay Active

If you are experiencing chronic body pain talking to an interventional pain specialist may help you find pain relief.
You are What You Eat
You are What You Eat

The most common mistake we make when we eat and simple solutions to healthy eating.
Know Your Numbers
Know Your Numbers

Knowing and understanding your blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, BMI and blood sugar levels will help keep you healthier and reduce your risk of serious i...
Women and Heart Disease
Women and Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the number one killer among women but is preventable. Understand the risks factors and how to prevent heart disease.
Fibroids
Fibroids

A common problem that causes longer than normal periods, heavy bleeding, pelvic pain and pressure.
Forgetful vs. Dementia
Forgetful vs. Dementia

Moments of forgetfulness happens to everyone. But how do you know if those forgetful moments are signs of something more serious?
African American Women & Gynecologic Cancers
African American Women & Gynecologic Cancers

Racial disparities exist in many gynecologic cancers. Genetics and race play a big role in factors that put us at risk for these types of cancers.
Menopause
Menopause

Menopause is a natural part of aging. Learn how your gynecologist can help you better deal with the changes.
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer

If colon cancer is detected early it is highly curable. Learn about detection and risks.
Bunion Surgery
Bunion Surgery

The more servere the deformity the more likely surgery is needed to relieve pain. 85% of patients get pain relief from surgery.
Removing Arterial Plaque
Removing Arterial Plaque

House Calls TV discusses a new surgical technique for removing arterial plaque.
Indoor Allergies
Indoor Allergies

30-40% of Americans suffer from indoor allergies.
The Effects of Too Much Sleep vs. Too Little Sleep
The Effects of Too Much Sleep vs. Too Little Sleep

Learn how much is too much sleep or too little sleep.
Staying Healthy During Spring Training
Staying Healthy During Spring Training

Starting an exercise plan to quickly can lead to injury. Learn how to avoid injuries.
O-Arm: New Spinal Surgical Procedure
O-Arm: New Spinal Surgical Procedure

The O-arm® Imaging System provides detailed, multidimensional images and is optimized for use in spine, orthopaedic and trauma-related surgeries. O-arm® tech...
Timing is Everything When a Heart Attack Strikes
Timing is Everything When a Heart Attack Strikes

Calling 9-1-1 the moment you are experiencing signs of a heart attack can mean life or death.
General Oral Health
General Oral Health

Your mouth is a mirror of your overall health. House Calls TV discusses why health teeth are so important.
Bone Marrow Foot Reconstruction
Bone Marrow Foot Reconstruction

Bone Marrow is the key ingredient in a foot-ankle reconstruction surgery. Learn how this surgery is helping people with fractures that are difficult to heal ...
Lung Cancer Clinical Trials
Lung Cancer Clinical Trials

Many advances in medicine are a result from clinical trials. House Calls TV talks about a lung cancer clinical trial and how you can benefit.
Bloodless Medicine Program
Bloodless Medicine Program

The Bloodless Medicine program is for patients desiring medical care without the use of blood transfusions. It is one of the few programs of this kind in the...
How to Stay Healthy
How to Stay Healthy

Learn how living healthy will make you feel better.
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Roper St. Francis House Calls TV
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Roper St. Francis House Calls TV

Dr. Jeb Hallett, vascular surgeon at Roper St. Francis Healthcare, discusses the risk factors, signs and symptoms of DVT, a blood clot in the leg.
Weekend Warrior: How to Avoid Injuries
Weekend Warrior: How to Avoid Injuries

Dr. Schoderbek discusses how to avoid injuries and ease pain when injured during exercise.
H1N1 (Swine Flu)
H1N1 (Swine Flu)

House Calls TV discusses the signs and symptoms of H1N1 or Swine Flu.
Emergency vs. Urgent Care
Emergency vs. Urgent Care

In an emergency you go to an ER. Urgent Care should be used for acute illnesses, lacerations, and general care.
Epidural for Pain Management
Epidural for Pain Management

An epidural injection is a common way to treat back pain.
New Chemotherapy Treatments
New Chemotherapy Treatments

New chemotherapy drug treatments are safer, better and less toxic.
Breast Navigator
Breast Navigator

Roper St. Francis offers a program called the Breast Navigator to help you deal with a breast cancer diagnosis.
Eye Disease of the Elderly
Eye Disease of the Elderly

New treatments for Cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and dry eye find predominantly in the elderly.
Cardiac Audio Transplant - Heart Surgery
Cardiac Audio Transplant - Heart Surgery

Exciting, rare heart surgery operation where heart is disconnected from its attachment points then after it is worked on it is reattached.
128 CT Scanner
128 CT Scanner

State-of-the-art CT scanner that provides more data, 3-D imaging and in faster time.
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pain Management

Chronic pain can effect many areas of your life. Learn about how to relieve your pain.
Breast Health
Breast Health

Statistics show one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Early detection increases your survival rate.
Living with HIV
Living with HIV

Proper treatment for HIV or AIDs help people diagnosed live a normal life.
Hemangiomas
Hemangiomas

Hemangionmas are facial tumors that typical appear on an infant's face shortly after birth. Dr. Hochman discusses treatment options.
Asthma
Asthma

Weezing and shortness of breath are two symptoms of asthma. Dr. Harper discusses triggers and treatment options.
Heel & Arch Pain-Plantar Fasciitis
Heel & Arch Pain-Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of the heel. Learn about treatment options.
Work Place Injuries
Work Place Injuries

Back injuries are a common problem in the workplace. Learn about workplace wellness programs.
High Blood Pressure & Treatment Options
High Blood Pressure & Treatment Options

It is estimated that 7 million americans have high blood pressure. Learn about simple lifestyle changes that can save your life.
Coronary Disease & Treatment Options
Coronary Disease & Treatment Options

Coronary disease is one of the most common causes of death among both men and women. Learn about treatment options.
General Foot Care
General Foot Care

Caring for your feet is an important habit but often ignored. Learn easy ways to prevent foot pain.
Heat Illnesses
Heat Illnesses

A serious risk in a warm humid climate, heat exhaustion and heat strokes can strike anyone.
New Treatment for GERD - Halo 360
New Treatment for GERD - Halo 360

Esophageal cancer is on the rise which often strikes people suffering from GERD or acid reflux. Learn about a new device dedicated to minimizing your risk.
Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders
Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Craig Rhyne, Jr. discusses symptoms and treatments for Temporal Mandibular Joint Disorder simply known as TMJ.
Photosensitive Drug Reactions
Photosensitive Drug Reactions

Dr. Oliverio discusses how the sun can cause drug-related reactions known as Photosensitivity.
Image-Guided Radio Surgery for Lung Cancer
Image-Guided Radio Surgery for Lung Cancer

State-of-the-Art technology, CyberKnife, destroys dangerous tumors with precise radiation. Cyberknife is an alternative to normal surgery.
Pain Relief for Joint Replacement: On-Q Pump
Pain Relief for Joint Replacement: On-Q Pump

House Calls TV discuss On-Q pain pump, an innovation way to treatment pain after joint replacement surgery.
New Treatment for Hemorrhoids
New Treatment for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids is a common but uncomfortable problem that can be a warning sign of something more serious like colon cancer.
Infant Overlay Death
Infant Overlay Death

Infant Overlay Death is caused by sleeping with your baby. Infant Overlay Death is an accidental suffocation of the baby by an adult caregiver sharing or co-...
Cancer of the Mouth
Cancer of the Mouth

People who use tobacco products or drink alcohol are at risk of getting cancer in the mouth. Early diagnosis increases your chances of successful treatment.
Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, a widespread pain syndrome involving the muscular-skeletal system associated with sleep abnormalities and chronic fatigue, effects up to 10 mil...
Laproscopic Surgeries: Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Laproscopic Surgeries: Advances in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Laproscopic procedures are revolutionizing medicine today. House Calls TV talks about the technology that is making these minimally invasive surgeries possible.
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer

Ways to prevent sun damage and skin cancer.
Save Your Life: Know Your Cholesterol Level
Save Your Life: Know Your Cholesterol Level

Heart disease is still the number one killer of people over 35 in the US. Cholesterol screening can protect you from a heart attack.
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder in the U.S. House Calls TV discusses treatment options.
Cervical Cancer Prevention
Cervical Cancer Prevention

Cervical cancer in the US is declining due to prevention efforts.
Bunions
Bunions

Bunions are swellings at the base of the big toe typically caused by the way a person walks.
Hyperbaric Oxygen and Undersea Medicine
Hyperbaric Oxygen and Undersea Medicine

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy delivers oxygen under a high-pressure situation and is used for people with carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness and d...
Benefits of Breastfeeding
Benefits of Breastfeeding

House Calls TV focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby.
Insufficient Sleep
Insufficient Sleep

Getting enough sleep is important to overall health. A person should get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night.
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Fibrocystic Breast Disease

More than 50 percent of women between the ages of 30-50 years old have fibrocystic lumps in their breast. Some can mast breast cancer.
Preventive Heart Medications
Preventive Heart Medications

Benefits and risks of medications that help prevent heart attacks or strokes.
Miscarriages
Miscarriages

25 percent of all pregancies end in miscarriages. House Calls TV discusses risk factors.
New Lymphodema Treatment
New Lymphodema Treatment

Micro-surgery known as lymph node transfer is giving breast cancer patients with lymphodema an alternative option.
Dialysis for Kidney Disease
Dialysis for Kidney Disease

Patients with chronic kidney disease known as end-stage renal disease need renal replacement therapy.
Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Pain
Spinal Cord Stimulator for Chronic Pain

A spinal cord stimulator may provide relief from chronic pain.
Achilles Tendonitis
Achilles Tendonitis

The achilles tendon is strongest tendon in the body but usually takes the most beating.
xStop Spinal Procedure
xStop Spinal Procedure

A minimally invasive procedure to help with back and leg pain.
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Exhaustion

Dr. Jennifer Nelson with James Island Medical Care gives you helpful tips to prevent heat exhaustion.
da Vinci Robotic System for Gynecology
da Vinci Robotic System for Gynecology

The da Vinci robot offers more precise treatments with faster recovery time for gynecological issues.
CyberKnife: Radiation for Inoperable Tumors
CyberKnife: Radiation for Inoperable Tumors

CyberKnife is a painless, noninvasive radiation treatment that is an alternative to conventional surgery.
Menopause
Menopause

The average of the onset of menopause is women 51 or older but sometimes can occur in women in their 30s.
da Vinci Robot
da Vinci Robot

The da Vinci robot is a surgical system that allows surgeons to perform minimally invasive procedures with enhanced precision and accuracy, often resulting i...
PRESTIGE: Artificial Cervical Disc
PRESTIGE: Artificial Cervical Disc

A new technology called PRESTIGE helps those with disc disease.
Treatments for Birthmarks
Treatments for Birthmarks

Birthmarks can cause physical problems as well as physcological. Learn what treatments options are available.
Diagnosising Cancer with a PET/CT Scan
Diagnosising Cancer with a PET/CT Scan

A new imaging device that combines both PET and CT scan helps physicians more accurately diagnosis and treat cancer.
Reducing Injury to Your Feet
Reducing Injury to Your Feet

Choosing proper shoe gear can reduce injuries to your feet.
da Vinci Robot Used for Prostate Cancer
da Vinci Robot Used for Prostate Cancer

Using a robot for prostate surgery can make it quicker and more precise.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Treatment options for those with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome.
Tonsilitus
Tonsilitus

A tonsilitus can have long-term benefits for children and parents.
Cervical Health
Cervical Health

Getting a regular pap smear could save your life. Cervical Cancer is the most preventable cancer.
Treatment Options for Infertility
Treatment Options for Infertility

1 out of 12 couples have diffculty getting pregnant. An Ob-Gyn discussess options for treatment of infertility.
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone replacement therapy may be benefical for some women but it also carries risks.
Profect Photofacial Rejuvenation Technique
Profect Photofacial Rejuvenation Technique

Camera helps dermatologist turn back the clock.
Smoking: Quitting is Possible
Smoking: Quitting is Possible

It takes teh average person eight attempts to quit smoking. Whether doctors help you have a better chance of success.
What is a Hospitalist?
What is a Hospitalist?

A hospitalist is a phyician that coordinates all aspects of a patients care during their hospital stay.
Flap Breast Reconstruction
Flap Breast Reconstruction

Advances in breast reconstruction are giving women a more diserable result.
Pneumonia
Pneumonia

Pneumonia can be deadly but catching it early is key.
Eyelid Cancers & Treatment
Eyelid Cancers & Treatment

15 to 20 percent of growths on the eyelid are cancerous.
Newborn Care
Newborn Care

Caring for your newborn.
Cleft Lip & Palate
Cleft Lip & Palate

Plastic surgery gives children with a clip lip and palate an opportunity to lead a normal life.
Cataracts
Cataracts

Cataracts are formed when the clear lens of the eye becomes cloudy and blurred vision occurs.
Knee Replacement Surgery
Knee Replacement Surgery

Due to advances in medicine knee surgery is no longer as painful and doesn't require as long of a recovery time.
Sinusitis
Sinusitis

Symptoms and treatments of sinusitis.
Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies
Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies

The uterus is removed in small pieces during a Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy providing for a shorter recovery time.
Hand Safety During the Holidays
Hand Safety During the Holidays

Taking precautions to avoid hand injuries.
Brain Tumors
Brain Tumors

New technology is giving surgeons an extra tool to target brain cancer which is cutting treatment and recovery time.
Breast MRI
Breast MRI

Breast MRI is a new image modality that helps doctors detect and tailor treatment for breast cancer.
Dry Eyes
Dry Eyes

Treament and causes of dry eyes.
First Trimester Ultrasound
First Trimester Ultrasound

A first trimester ultrasound is important for high risk pregnancy.
Stroke Signs and Symptoms
Stroke Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke.
Melanoma
Melanoma

A dangerous skin cancer that if not treated early can be deadly.
Warts
Warts

Treatment of common warts on the hands and feet.
Macular Degeneration
Macular Degeneration

Risks and treatment of macular degeneration.
Balloon Sinuplasty
Balloon Sinuplasty

A minimally invasive procedure that can provide quick relief for sinus problems.
Cyberknife
Cyberknife

CyberKnife is a painless, noninvasive radiation treatment that is an alternative to conventional surgery. The treatment delivers high doses of radiation to t...
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea

House Calls TV discusses symtoms and treatment options for sleep apnea.
Winter Skin Care
Winter Skin Care

House Calls TV discusses how to protect your skin during the winter months.
Treating Shoulder Pain
Treating Shoulder Pain

New trends in treating shoulder pain.
Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile Dysfunction

House Calls TV discusses treatment options for erectile dysfunction.
Kyphoplasty
Kyphoplasty

A procedure used to correct compression fractures.
Endoscopic Bronchoscopy Ultrasound
Endoscopic Bronchoscopy Ultrasound

A new procedure to diagnose lung cancer.
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Abdominal Hysterectomy

Dr. Lauren Hamiliton discusses suitable candidates for abdominal hysterectomies.
Impetigo
Impetigo

Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that is common in children.
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer

Symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.
Insomnia
Insomnia

100 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD can effect a child's performance and concentration.
Swimmers Ear
Swimmers Ear

Swimmers ear is a condition in which bacteria enters the ear canal and casuse an infection.
Photofacial Rejuvination
Photofacial Rejuvination

Over the years sun can damage our skin. Photofacial rejuvination can help remove some of the damage.
Glaucoma
Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that deals with elevated pressure in the eye and can lead to blindness.
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Cancer

Testicular is the most common cancer diagnosed in 25-35 year old men. House Calls TV discusses the signs and symptoms.
Epidural Steroid Injection
Epidural Steroid Injection

Epidural Steroid Injection helps those with back injuries.
Sports After 40
Sports After 40

The weekend warrior. Risk of injuries after 40 increases.
ReSTOR: Procedure for Cataract Surgery
ReSTOR: Procedure for Cataract Surgery

New technology for cataract surgery.
Vagal Nerve Stimulator
Vagal Nerve Stimulator

Vagal Nerve Stimulator helps patients control their epileptic seizures.
LiteGait
LiteGait

LiteGait aids the rehab therapist by suspending the patient to make rehabilitation easier.
Digital Mammography Detects Breast Cancer Earlier
Digital Mammography Detects Breast Cancer Earlier

Mammography is one of the best ways to detect breast cancer early.
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can bring many benefits to newborns and their mothers.
Shock Wave Therapy for Heel Pain
Shock Wave Therapy for Heel Pain

Heel and foot pain caused by Plantar Faciitis can effect your mobility. Learn about treatment options for your pain.
Pain Management After Vascular Surgery
Pain Management After Vascular Surgery

Options to help patients treat pain after vascular surgery.
Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke
Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

Strokes are the third leading cause of death in America.
Lower Limb Movement Disorder
Lower Limb Movement Disorder

House Calls TV discusses restless leg syndrome.
Risk Factors of Colon Cancer
Risk Factors of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer causes more than 56000 Americans' death per year.
Mammosite: Radiation from the Inside Out
Mammosite: Radiation from the Inside Out

New treatment option for women with breast cancer.
Episiotomy Expedites Vaginal Delivery
Episiotomy Expedites Vaginal Delivery

Episiotomy is used to expedite vaginal delivery during fetal distress.
Plastic Surgery: How to Look Younger
Plastic Surgery: How to Look Younger

Facial plastic surgery and treatment options that can help you look and feel younger.
16-Slice CT Scanner
16-Slice CT Scanner

16-slice CT scanner allows doctors to see cross-sections of the body and provide a more accurate image.