Dr. Georffrey Renk Talks About Flu
Emergency Physician Dr. Geoffrey Renk spoke with WCSC Live 5 News on Nov. 7, 2013 about the upcoming flu season, prevention and treatment.
Dr. Scott Burns Talks About Flu
Dr. Scott Burns, Roper St. Francis Emergency Physician, talks about the importance of the flu shot and how flu can be prevented.
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 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.
Mark Dickson Presents American Red Cross with Donation
Mark Dickson presents the American Red Cross with a $10000 donation to aid in the Philippines typhoon disaster on WCBD News 2.
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, president and CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare shares a holiday 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, 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 messages of thanks during this holiday season.
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
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
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, CNO at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, shares a few moments of thanks, which includes a plug for her favorite football team.
Allen Carroll Shares a Message of Thanks
Allen Carroll, CEO at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, shares a few moments of thanks and talks about the value Roper St. Francis brings by putting people a...
RSF Genetic Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer
Roper St. Francis is improving its ability to assess and track a persons genetic risk for breast cancer, Dr. Amy Bethea highlights the latest advancements in...
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...
Mark Dickson Shares a Message of Thanks
Mark Dickson, Roper St. Francis VP of Mission, reflects on the wonderful teammates at RSF who fulfill the mission everyday by healing all people with compass...
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.
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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...
50,000 reasons to walk
The number of people infected with HIV in the U.S. each year continues to rise. See how you can help people right here in Charleston with your show of suppor...
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Roper St. Francis Remembers 9/11
As we remember September 11, it is very appropriate for all of us to remember our Mission of Healing all People with Compassion, Faith and Excellence.
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.
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
More than 2 million Americans have an abnormal heart beat called atrial fibrillation which puts them in a higher risk for stroke. Dr. Matthew O'Steen discuss...
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
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
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?
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
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
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...
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Roper St. Francis' new helipad offers the fastest access to heart and stroke care in the Lowcountry. www.rsfh.com.
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...
Dining Out for Life
Annual Dining Out for Life event supports the Roper St. Francis Ryan White program.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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'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
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
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 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 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 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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
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...
Making Sense of Sugar
Sugar seems to be in just about everything that we eat, but it often has a bad reputation, Dr. Anita Ramsetty helps us understand the good and bad about sugar.
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 every day to beat cancer at Roper St. Francis Cancer Care.
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...
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
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
The world of cancer treatment is constantly evolving, new drugs on the market are helping patients with advanced colon cancer, Dr. Jeff Rose explains.
Dr. David Robinson talks about the symptoms and treatment of a highly contagious bacterial infection known as strep throat.
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 to make a change. A little over...
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
David L. Dunlap's 2012 Holiday and End-of-Year Message to Roper St. Francis Employees.
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
Everyone goes through a coughing spell periodically, Dr. Katherine Seawright explains that sometimes this is a sign of a serious medical condition.
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
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
As cooler tempertures settle in dry skin becomes an increasing problem, Dr. Marta Hampton explains her winter skin care advice.
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. However, she wasn't able to lose weight...
Breast cancer survivor program
Roper St. Francis celebrates its breast cancer survivor program.
Berkeley County Deserves a Hospital
Berkeley County can have and deserves a hospital.
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...
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 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
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
Hugh Durrence, MD highlights the efforts that Roper St. Francis Healthcare uses to improve the prescription medication process.
Medication and Dehydration
Victoria Diokno, MD with Waterfront Internal Medicine explains how some medications can make you susceptible to dehydration.
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.
Dr. David Ellison on Stand Up to Cancer
Dr. David Ellison with CHOA appears on WCBD's special on cancer called Stand Up to Cancer.
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
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
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...
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
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
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
Dr. Mark Erich explains what to look out for when cutting back on salt intake.
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.
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
Dr. John McCrosson discusses the latest advances for hip and knee replacements available at Roper St. Francis Healthcare.
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?
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
Pain management has improved in the field of sports medicine. Dr. Joseph Rodrigo discusses advances utilizing catheters for pain management available at Rope...
iTriage: Mobile Healthcare App
Dr. William Carroll discusses the mobile healthcare app, iTriage now offered by Roper St. Francis Healthcare. iTriage combines health information with GPS te...
Weight Wipeout Challenge
Live 5 News showcasing Roper St. Francis' Weight Wipeout challenege as an example of living well.
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
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'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
Roper St. Francis Heart & Vascular Center offers minimally invasive treatment options for aortic stenosis, valve replacement and other heart conditions. Lear...
RSFH CEO explains Affordable Care Act Decision
RSFH CEO and President David Dunlap explains what the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the Patient Privacy and Affordable Care Act means to the hospit...
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 employees showcase their athletic abilities to support the 2012 Trident United Way fundraising campaign.
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)
Dr. Scott Jennings explains the most common problems and the importance of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine.
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 is the new way of healthcare. Electronic medical records will provide more continuity of care for patients as well as make it easi...
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
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
Dr. Kenosha Gleaton, an OB GYN at Harborside OB GYN explains how breast pain is a common problem that can often be treated.
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's Disease is a digestive disorder that causes pain, cramping and diarrhea. Dr. Gregory Goodear discusses comprehensive care available at Roper St. Fran...
Up One, Down Two
Stop staring. Start stairing. As part of the Up One, Down Two Challenge, RSFH employees are ditching the elevator and literally taking steps towards a health...
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
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
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
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
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
A patient experiencing signs and symptoms of a heart attack could actually be experiencing broken heart syndrome. Cardiologist, Dr. Donald Saunders discusses...
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
A small bump or sore on the eyelid could be a sign of cancer. Dr. Susan Spicer discusses treatment options.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Dr. Gerald Shealy, an orthopedic hand surgeon, discusses Carpel Tunnel Syndrome a common problem with successful treatment options.
Acute Brain Injuries
Dr. George Khoury discusses the long term effects of a traumatic brain injury.
Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
The Roper St. Francis Cancer Center offers state-of-the-art treatment options for breast cancer patients through clinical trials.
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
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
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
Dr. Lars Runquist discusses the signs of a heart attack and how to recognize them.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dr. Emily Haly discusses the signs, symptoms and treatments options for poison oak and ivy.
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
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
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
Vaccines are an important par to infant/child health. Dr. Helen Bertrand, Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, discusses one important vaccination for infant...
Protecting Patients & Employees from the Flu
Learn how Roper St. Francis Healthcare is protecting patients and employees from the flu.
Robotic Surgery for Cancer
Dr. Jorge Lagares discusses a less invasive treatment for colorectal cancer using the da Vinci Surgical System.
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
A minimally invasive treatment for Atrial Fibrillation known as mini maze give patients another option to medication.
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.
Commercial for Roper St. Francis Bariatric and Metabolic Services with inspirational star, Jennifer Wertz.
Roper St. Francis Doctors
Commercial featuring some of Roper St. Francis' amazing doctors.
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
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
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
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 ...
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
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...
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.
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
Dr. Morgan Stuart discussions the signs and symptoms for a concussion and long term affects if not treated.
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.
Dr. Douglas Gleaton discusses the importance of preventive medicine and an routine examination.
Some women experience bleeding after menopause. Learn about the causes and treatment options for this condition.
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
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
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
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
Dr. Deaton, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in internal medicine and practices at Charlestowne Internal Medicine. To learn more, vi...
Depression is a common but serious condition. Dr. Ted Pappas discusses how easy it is to customize antidepressants to effectively treat your symptoms.
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
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
Dr. James Craigie highlights the latest advanced reconstructive techniques for restoring the breast to a more natural look.
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'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
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
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
New Roper St. Francis Cancer Care commerical, Create More Tomorrows, highlights patients and their stories.
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
Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
Burning Questions - Going to the Bathroom
Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
Burning Questions - Why am I always Tired?
Roper St. Francis Commercial.
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
Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
Burning Questions - Keep Your Motor Running
Roper St. Francis Commercial from Burning Questions Series.
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
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
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
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 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
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...
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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 ...
Tresha Ward, MD - Ashley River Family Physicians
Dr. Ward, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board-certified in family medicine and practices at Ashley River Family Physicians. To learn more, visit ...
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...
Dr. Elaine Eustis with Coastal Women's Wellness discusses how to manage the symptoms of menopause on Roper St. Francis Healthcare's House Calls TV.
Foundation Receives $1.3 Million Gift
Roper St. Francis Foundation gets $1.3 million donation from radiologist's estate.
Announcing the new Roper St. Francis Hospital in Mount Pleasant.
Breakthrough Surgery for Breast Cancer Survivors
Breakthrough surgery for breast cancer survivors helps patients with lymphedema.
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.
Medcine Recalls: What You Should Do if Your Children are Sick
Channel 2 in Charleston, SC and Dr. Helen Bertrand with Roper St. Francis Healthcare discuss recent medicine recalls and what you should do if your children ...
Monitoring and treating sleep disorders at the new Roper Hospital Sleep Lab in Berkeley county.
Life at Full Speed
Roper St. Francis Healthcare Sports Medicine Program.
Employees Donate To Haiti Relief Effort
Roper St. Francis Employees raise money to donate to Haiti relief effort.
Roper St. Francis Donates To Haiti Relief Effort
Roper St Francis Donates To Haiti Relief Effort.
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
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 Healthcare's Women's, Infant's, and Children's Services donated $3200 to renovate the maternity ward at Plateau Mission Hospital in Kenya,...
Rare Heart Surgery Saves Patient's Life - Roper St. Francis Healthcare
WCSC- TV 5 covers a recent life-saving and uncommon procedure performed by Dr. David Peterseim called cardiac autotransplantation that saved a patient with a...
Tour of Mount Pleasant Hospital
See the progress for yourself. Take a tour of the Mount Pleasant Hospital.
Commercial promoting emergency services at Roper St. Francis.
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)
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)
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
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
Chronicle of RSFH employees' mission trip to Kenya while donating a water treatment system to a local hospital.
RSFH "Ambassadors" Leave for Kenya
After raising more than $30000, RSFH employees travel to Kenya, Africa to bring clean water to patients at Plateau Mission 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
Video of the entire topping-off ceremony for the new Roper St. Francis hopsital in Mount Pleasant.
Clean Water to Kenya
Charleston, South Carolina hospital teams up with nonprofit organization to provide clean water to Kenya.
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.
Topping-Off Ceremony for New Hospital
News coverage of the topping-Off ceremony for the new Roper St. Francis Hospital being built at Carolina Park in Mount Pleasant, SC.
Partnership to Enhance, Expand Services and Access to Care
Roper St. Francis Healthcare (RSFH), a 644-bed hospital system based in Charleston, SC, and Hampton Regional Medical Center (HRMC), a 32-bed community hospit...
60 Years of Innovation
RSFH commercial focusing on the advancements in minimally invasive heart surgery.
Caring By The Numbers
RSFH cares for your family in countless ways. New campaign promoting health system services.
RSFH Amazing Babies campaign.
RSFH Amazing Healthcare campaign.
RSFH commercial discussing the new technology, CyberKnife. CyberKnife is a painless, noninvasive radiation treatment that is an alternative to conventional s...
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
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 into the Live 5 Hall of Fame after helping out during a large community fire.
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...
New surgery offers hope for those recovering from breast cancer
A new surgery at Roper Hospital is helping women fight the bad effects of lymph node removal, and keep the benefits.
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
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
New commercial for the Neuro-Spine Center at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital.
Commercial for the new Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital.
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
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...
MAC Cosmetics Donates $25,000 to the RSF Ryan White Program
MAC Cosmetics donated $25000 to the Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program on World AIDS Day to help with operating costs of the program.
Message from RSFH CEO
Holiday message from Roper St. Francis Healthcare CEO, David Dunlap.
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
Commercial promoting bariatric services.
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...
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
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
Damon Simpson, MD, who is board certified in general surgery, explains the benefits of minimally invasive procedures and how these surgeries have evolved.
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
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
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 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"
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
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...
Valerie Scott, MD, FAAFP - Mt Pleasant Family Practice
Dr. Scott, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Mt. Pleasant Family Practice. To learn more visit ht...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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
Dr David Lucas, a board certified general surgeon, talks about the advancements made in surgical techniques. Single incision laparoscopy minimizes surgical s...
Dr. Patricia Gerber, who is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology, explains how to prevent skin allergies.
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Dr. Thomas Appleby, a board certified Vascular Surgeon, explains the importance of early diagnosis for peripheral artery disease.
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...
Dr. Matthew Beldner, a board certified Surgical Oncologist, explains the symptons and treatment options for lung cancer.
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...
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
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
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
Dr. Steuer, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner, is board certified in family medicine and practices at Windermere Family Medicine & Urgent Care. To learn more visit http://www.windermerefamily...
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, 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 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
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
If you experience chronic abdominal pain and frequent changes in your bowel movements you may have irritable bowel syndrome.
Learn about the symptoms and treatment options for gallbladder disease.
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
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
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...
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...
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
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
Learn about source of pain in heels, arches, knees and lower back and how to treat.
Diabetes: What's Right for You
There is a growing number of medications to treat diabetes. How do you know which is right for you?
Sleep studies are extremely helpful in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders.
For women who have had a masectomy, breast microsurgery allows the breast to be rebuilt with the woman's own tissue.
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
How Arctic Sun Hypothermic Therapy can help cardiac patients have a better recovery by cooling their bodies.
New technology for diagnosing critical lung disorders.
Why keeping updated on your Tetanus vaccine is important and what Tetanus can do if you are not up to date.
Dr. Marino talks about what causes heel pain and how to treat it.
NanoKnife Cancer Treatment
NanoKnife is a new cancer treatment that destroys cancerous cells while preserving healthy tissue.
How to have fun in the sun while avoiding the burn. Also what to do if you do get sunburned.
Roper St. Francis Has Spirit
The amazing staff, doctors and volunteers of Roper St. Francis Healthcare showed their best dance moves to raise money for their Trident United Way Campaign.
Dr. Lloyd Hepburn explains why it is important for eveyone to have an annual physical.
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
The most common mistake we make when we eat and simple solutions to healthy eating.
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
Heart Disease is the number one killer among women but is preventable. Understand the risks factors and how to prevent heart disease.
A common problem that causes longer than normal periods, heavy bleeding, pelvic pain and pressure.
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
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 is a natural part of aging. Learn how your gynecologist can help you better deal with the changes.
If colon cancer is detected early it is highly curable. Learn about detection and risks.
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
House Calls TV discusses a new surgical technique for removing arterial plaque.
30-40% of Americans suffer from indoor allergies.
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
Starting an exercise plan to quickly can lead to injury. Learn how to avoid injuries.
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
Calling 9-1-1 the moment you are experiencing signs of a heart attack can mean life or death.
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 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
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
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
Learn how living healthy will make you feel better.
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
Dr. Schoderbek discusses how to avoid injuries and ease pain when injured during exercise.
H1N1 (Swine Flu)
House Calls TV discusses the signs and symptoms of H1N1 or Swine Flu.
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
An epidural injection is a common way to treat back pain.
New Chemotherapy Treatments
New chemotherapy drug treatments are safer, better and less toxic.
Roper St. Francis offers a program called the Breast Navigator to help you deal with a breast cancer diagnosis.
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
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
State-of-the-art CT scanner that provides more data, 3-D imaging and in faster time.
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic pain can effect many areas of your life. Learn about how to relieve your pain.
Statistics show one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Early detection increases your survival rate.
Living with HIV
Proper treatment for HIV or AIDs help people diagnosed live a normal life.
Hemangionmas are facial tumors that typical appear on an infant's face shortly after birth. Dr. Hochman discusses treatment options.
Weezing and shortness of breath are two symptoms of asthma. Dr. Harper discusses triggers and treatment options.
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
Back injuries are a common problem in the workplace. Learn about workplace wellness programs.
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 is one of the most common causes of death among both men and women. Learn about treatment options.
General Foot Care
Caring for your feet is an important habit but often ignored. Learn easy ways to prevent foot pain.
A serious risk in a warm humid climate, heat exhaustion and heat strokes can strike anyone.
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.
Photosensitive Drug Reactions
Dr. Oliverio discusses how the sun can cause drug-related reactions known as Photosensitivity.
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
House Calls TV discuss On-Q pain pump, an innovation way to treatment pain after joint replacement surgery.
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
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, 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 procedures are revolutionizing medicine today. House Calls TV talks about the technology that is making these minimally invasive surgeries possible.
Ways to prevent sun damage and skin cancer.
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 is the most common heart rhythm disorder in the U.S. House Calls TV discusses treatment options.
Cervical Cancer Prevention
Cervical cancer in the US is declining due to prevention efforts.
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 Therapy delivers oxygen under a high-pressure situation and is used for people with carbon monoxide poisoning, decompression sickness and d...
Benefits of Breastfeeding
House Calls TV focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby.
Balance and Mobility Loss
As one ages problems can develop with balance and mobility which can lead to a fall. Learn how to lessen your chance of a fall.
New Procedure for Urinary Incontinence
The male sling is a new procedure for urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. This procedure is typically done as an outpatient procedure.
Getting enough sleep is important to overall health. A person should get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night.
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.
25 percent of all pregancies end in miscarriages. House Calls TV discusses risk factors.
New Lymphodema Treatment
Micro-surgery known as lymph node transfer is giving breast cancer patients with lymphodema an alternative option.
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
A spinal cord stimulator may provide relief from chronic pain.
xStop Spinal Procedure
A minimally invasive procedure to help with back and leg pain.
Ways to prevent heat exhaustion.
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 is a painless, noninvasive radiation treatment that is an alternative to conventional surgery.
The average of the onset of menopause is women 51 or older but sometimes can occur in women in their 30s.
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...
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
A new imaging device that combines both PET and CT scan helps physicians more accurately diagnosis and treat cancer.
Reducing Injury to Your Feet
Choosing proper shoe gear can reduce injuries to your feet.
da Vinci Robot Used for Prostate Cancer
Using a robot for prostate surgery can make it quicker and more precise.
House Calls TV discusses the condition known as bursitis and treatment options.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Treatment options for those with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome.
A tonsilitus can have long-term benefits for children and parents.
Getting a regular pap smear could save your life. Cervical Cancer is the most preventable cancer.
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 may be benefical for some women but it also carries risks.
Profect Photofacial Rejuvenation Technique
Camera helps dermatologist turn back the clock.
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?
A hospitalist is a phyician that coordinates all aspects of a patients care during their hospital stay.
Pneumonia can be deadly but catching it early is key.
Eyelid Cancers & Treatment
15 to 20 percent of growths on the eyelid are cancerous.
Caring for your newborn.
Cleft Lip & Palate
Plastic surgery gives children with a clip lip and palate an opportunity to lead a normal life.
Cataracts are formed when the clear lens of the eye becomes cloudy and blurred vision occurs.
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.
The focus of palliative care is the control of pain and symptoms while preserving quality of life.
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
Taking precautions to avoid hand injuries.
New technology is giving surgeons an extra tool to target brain cancer which is cutting treatment and recovery time.
Breast MRI is a new image modality that helps doctors detect and tailor treatment for breast cancer.
Treament and causes of dry eyes.
First Trimester Ultrasound
A first trimester ultrasound is important for high risk pregnancy.
Stroke Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke.
A dangerous skin cancer that if not treated early can be deadly.
Treatment of common warts on the hands and feet.
Risks and treatment of macular degeneration.
A minimally invasive procedure that can provide quick relief for sinus problems.
CyberKnife is a painless, noninvasive radiation treatment that is an alternative to conventional surgery. The treatment delivers high doses of radiation to t...
The Latest Cancer Breakthroughs
New drugs target cancer making treatment more succesful.
House Calls TV discusses symtoms and treatment options for sleep apnea.
Winter Skin Care
House Calls TV discusses how to protect your skin during the winter months.
Treating Shoulder Pain
New trends in treating shoulder pain.
House Calls TV discusses treatment options for erectile dysfunction.
A procedure used to correct compression fractures.
Endoscopic Bronchoscopy Ultrasound
A new procedure to diagnose lung cancer.
Dr. Lauren Hamiliton discusses suitable candidates for abdominal hysterectomies.
Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that is common in children.
Symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.
100 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
ADHD can effect a child's performance and concentration.
Swimmers ear is a condition in which bacteria enters the ear canal and casuse an infection.
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Patients need shoulder surgery when the cartilage wears down causing bone on bone friction.
Over the years sun can damage our skin. Photofacial rejuvination can help remove some of the damage.
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that deals with elevated pressure in the eye and can lead to blindness.
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 helps those with back injuries.
ReSTOR: Procedure for Cataract Surgery
New technology for cataract surgery.
Dr. Kubinski discusses the causes and treatments of kidney stones.
Vagal Nerve Stimulator
Vagal Nerve Stimulator helps patients control their epileptic seizures.
LiteGait aids the rehab therapist by suspending the patient to make rehabilitation easier.
Digital Mammography Detects Breast Cancer Earlier
Mammography is one of the best ways to detect breast cancer early.
Breastfeeding can bring many benefits to newborns and their mothers.
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
Options to help patients treat pain after vascular surgery.
Lower Limb Movement Disorder
House Calls TV discusses restless leg syndrome.
Risk Factors of Colon Cancer
Colon cancer causes more than 56000 Americans' death per year.
Mammosite: Radiation from the Inside Out
New treatment option for women with breast cancer.
Episiotomy Expedites Vaginal Delivery
Episiotomy is used to expedite vaginal delivery during fetal distress.
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 allows doctors to see cross-sections of the body and provide a more accurate image.
Ear infections are the most common childhood illness and can be avoided by inserting ear tubes.
Treatment for Breast Cancer
Advances in treatment options for breast cancer.
Hysterectomy is the surigical removal of the uterus. The vaginal approach offers many benefits.
House Calls TV discussess risk factors of prostate cancer.
Ligments in your ankle can be at risk of sprain.
As many as 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimers disease.Many people develop Alzheimer's before syptoms surface. Learn the warning signs.
More than half of Americans over 65 have cataracts. Dr. Bluestein discusses cataracts and treatment.
Interventional Pain Management
Treatment options for pain.
Artifical Cervical Disc Study
Cervical Disc are the padding between bones at the top of the spine. When they wear out they can cause serious pain.
Lung Cancer ranks as the number one cancer that leads to death with smoking being the chief risk factor.
Knee or Joint Replacement
People with knee pain should seek medical advice when rest and over-the-counter medicines will not help.
Image Guided Sinus Surgery
Treatment options for sinus infections.
Common Foot Problems
Dr. Ralph discusses common foot problems such as bunions, heel pain and hammer toes.
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Dr. West discusses the advancements in minimally invasive surgeries and the technology utilized.
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgeries
Dr. Ross talks about the new advancements in minimally invasive heart surgeries.
MRI Guided Breast Biospy
Breast MRI is allowing doctors to diagnose small tumors in women with breast cancer.
Dr. Rosen talks about the difference between seasonal and clinical depression.
Repetitive Upper Extremity Traumas
Dr. Ernst discusses upper extremity traumas that occur while doing repetitive activities.
Sleeping Habits of Teens
What you should know about sleep and teens.
According to the CDC one-third of all South Carolinians are obese.
Renal Vascular Hypertension
Dr. Hallett discusses symptoms and treatment of renal vascualr hypertension.
Lower Your Risk of Falls
Dr. Franklin discusses how to lower risk of the elderly falling.
Dr. Hepburn discusses risks and treatment options for hypertension.
Protecting Yourself from the Flu
House Calls TV video segment focuses on flu prevention.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Designer Diseases You Don't Want: Diagnosing and living with sexually transmitted diseases.
House Calls TV video segment on preventive medicines when traveling.
Dr. Thomas discussess the pros and cons of common household germs.
Critical Limb Ischemia Clinical Trials
RSFH is one of only six hospitals in the nation participating in clinical trials using stem cells to save legs from amputation.
House Calls TV video segments focuses on an implantable difibrillators.