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What You Need To Know About Hernias

What You Need To Know About Hernias

What is a hernia? A hernia is a medical issue that involves a piece of tissue pushing through a weak spot in the abdominal wall muscles, creating a bulge and often associated pain. This can be fatty tissue pushing through, or your intestines or...

Weight Loss Surgery – The Ins and Outs

Weight Loss Surgery – The Ins and Outs

Maybe you’ve heard of weight loss surgery before, and maybe you’ve thought it sounds like a pretty sweet deal for losing weight fast. This is not exactly the case. Weight loss surgery is a very comprehensive lifestyle change that takes time,...

Single Site: The Scarless, Painless Surgery (KMEG)

Single Site: The Scarless, Painless Surgery (KMEG)

Single Site Surgery has become a new advancement in the medical world. It's the newest trend in minimally invasive surgery: the single incision laparoscopic procedure. "All of our instruments go through this one sleeve into the abdominal cavity as...

New Faces at Midlands Clinic

Midlands Clinic, a multispecialty clinic in Dakota Dunes, has recently undergone an expansion and remodel to accommodate the addition of two physicians and a nurse practitioner to its staff.

“Midlands Clinic has been growing steadily every year, and to meet the demand of our expanding patient base, new providers have been added to the clinic,” said Clinic Administrator Stacy Harmelink, MBA. “Consequently, we had to add multiple exam and procedure rooms as well as expand our patient waiting area.”

The newest additions to the Midlands Clinic staff are Drs. Indy Chabra, dermatologist; Craig Nemechek, general surgeon; and Allie Nettleton, a nurse practitioner in endocrinology.

Surgeon earns recertification

Surgeon earns recertification

Dr. William A. Rizk, a general surgeon at Midlands Clinic P.C. in Dakota Dunes, received his recertification from the American Board of Surgery. His recertification is active until 2020. He received his original certification in 2000. Read the rest...