Face masks have become a popular topic in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. But what is the science behind it? With so many conflicting opinions on masks, it can be difficult to know what to believe. John Paul Shoup, MD, a BJC Medical Group Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician, answers some of your most common questions about face masks.
As a way to treat or prevent breast cancer, a woman may be advised to undergo a mastectomy, or surgery to remove the breast. Afterwards and after she has recovered from treatment, she might consider breast reconstruction surgery. Rachel Anolik, MD, a Washington University plastic and reconstructive surgeon, explains more about breast reconstruction surgery and what a woman can expect.
While it may sound futuristic, robotic surgery is a cutting-edge technology already being used today. Performed by specially trained surgeons, it can provide patients with an easier and quicker recovery. Learn more about robotic surgery and its many benefits from general surgeon Kenneth Hacker, MD, FACS.
On September 8th, BJC HealthCare opened its first standalone building in Wentzville, the BJC Outpatient Center. Located off Wentzville Parkway, this new, modern facility offers the community an array of outpatient services, from primary care to convenient care.
Open September 2020
A newly constructed facility in Wentzville offers pediatrics, primary care, OBGYN, radiology, and convenient care services for the whole family.