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Making MAKOplasty

A new surgical procedure allows docs to do an operation virtually — on the computer of a robot — before the patient even comes into the OR.


Among Tedesco’s specialties is the treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. He is board certified with the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Allam handles an array of cardiovascular treatments, including endovascular laser therapy treatment for varicose veins.

Cutting Edge

Two years after breaking ground, Lafayette General Medical Center’s new emergency department and surgical platform are now in full swing. On Oct. 1, LGMC’s expanded ER opened for business, following the opening of the operating rooms in June.

INDesign 2015: Spaced

WHLC Architecture offered a solution with a plan to take the hospital’s front parking lot and then expand the emergency department by constructing a new surgery platform designed to extend vertically in front of the building and connect to the...

First, Let Me Get a Nose Job

"There can be no bad pictures” just may be the mantra of a social-media influenced generation that’s perfected the selfie. The results: an increase in plastic surgery across the board from bigger booties to bigger lips. Doctors like local ENT/ plastic surgeon Jeffrey Joseph see a direct connection between some patients and social media pressures.


Women’s & Children’s Hospital welcomes back Acadiana’s only board-certified pediatric surgeons and neurologist.


Endoscopic brain surgery is a quick procedure with less risk and a quicker recovery, and it’s finally available here in Lafayette.

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