Laura’s Weight Loss Success

After a major wake-up call with her health, Laura decided to join The Healthy Weigh in June 2017. Since that time, she has cut all her medications in half, gone down approximately 18 inches on her waist, lost about 100 pounds and is now working on ...
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What is an Intensivist? Intensivists are doctors who focus on care of critically ill patients, usually in an intensive care unit (ICU). These critical care physicians have advanced training in treating this type of patient. At Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, this team of ...
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Weight Loss Solutions Seminar Registration

WEIGHT LOSS SOLUTIONS SEMINARS: Come learn more about bariatric surgery options and find out if you’re a candidate! To register for one of our upcoming seminars, please fill out the form below. From sleeve gastrectomy to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to BPD-DS, Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Weight Loss ...
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Healthy Bites

The Healthy Bites program encourages wellness by promoting positive choices in nutrition, activity, and lifestyle. Upcoming Healthy Bites Events: No events scheduled at this time

LINX System

Linx for Reflux Disease Details: The LINX device is a small, flexible ring of magnetic beads that is placed around the esophagus at the lower esophageal sphincter to mimic the natural barrier to reflux and eliminate GERD. Magnetic attraction of the device is designed to close ...
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LINX Seminars – Upcoming

Saint Francis Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to offer the LINX Reflux Management System, a new service for patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease. In this procedure, a flexible bracelet of magnetic titanium beads is implanted around the esophagus laparoscopically. Gastroesophagel ...
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Neurosciences Outreach Clinics

Neurosciences Institute Additional Locations Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau offers expanded neurological hospital coverage in Poplar Bluff. Patients in these locations now have access to Saint Francis specialists, Neurosciences Institute technology, and resources. Neurological Treatment in Poplar Bluff Brandon J. Scott, DO, neurosurgeon at Saint Francis Medical Center, gives ...
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Meet Evan

Exceeding Expectations Every Step of the Way Age: 38 Surgery Type: Sleeve Gastrectomy Presurgery Weight: 485 lbs. Today: 245 lbs. Evan has always thought he was put on this earth to be in public safety and help others. However, when his weight began causing a variety of health issues and ...
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Meet Brooke

Bringing Her Very Best Effort Every Day Age: 26 Surgery Type: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Presurgery Weight: 331 lbs. Today: 185 lbs. Brooke wanted to find out more about weight-loss surgery after being turned away from a roller coaster at Six Flags because she was too heavy to ride it two ...
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