Round Rock

Scott & White Healthcare performing knee cartilage transplants

February 16, 2010

Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock is performing several types of knee “articular” cartilage procedures in patients who suffer from a traumatic injury, congenital defect, or certain kinds of osteoarthritis.  The procedures, done either arthroscopically or as open surgery, range from stimulating the body to repair the damaged tissue on its own to those […]

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Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock welcomes new chief medical officer

January 22, 2010

C.M. (Bud) Chumbley, M.D., MBA, has been named chief medical officer of the Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock region.  The current chief medical officer, Dudley Baker, M.D., who has been with Scott & White for over 39 years, will be retiring from this chief medical officer position.  Dr. Chumbley will join Scott & […]

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Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock performing single-incision, laparoscopic surgery for heartburn

January 19, 2010

Patients who suffer from gastroesophogeal reflux disease (GERD) also known as heartburn can usually be helped by medication, however, many sufferers of daily GERD do not respond to lifestyle changes or drug treatments and may be candidates for anti-reflux surgery, known as a Nissen Fundoplication.  At Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock, a new […]

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Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock and other local partners tackle pediatric obesity

January 12, 2010

The Williamson County & Cities Health District, Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp, M.D., and the City of Round Rock Clay Madsen Recreation Center will launch a community-based pilot program to help fight pediatric obesity. With the help of funding from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Friends of Public Health, and […]

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Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock offers treatment for common men’s health problem

December 29, 2009

A treatment offered at Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock may provide relief for men suffering from an enlarged prostate. Also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), this noncancerous enlargement of the prostate affects more than half of all men over age 60. “With GreenLight™ Laser Therapy, BPH patients no longer have to compromise […]

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Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock offers laser therapy treatment for varicose veins

December 18, 2009

Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock is offering patients a new alternative in the treatment of varicose veins.  The procedure, called endovenous laser therapy, or EVLT, is a non-surgical method of resolving the unsightly, painful and potentially dangerous effects of varicose veins. Lasers are a proven means of treating many medical conditions because of […]

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Construction begins on new Round Rock West Clinic

December 10, 2009

Scott & White Healthcare announces that construction has begun on the new Scott & White- Round Rock West Clinic located at 16420 Ranch Road 620, Suite 104 in Round Rock. The clinic is expected to open by Spring 2010. “Scott & White will open this new clinic in Round Rock to meet the growing needs […]

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Round Rock hospital performing less invasive hip replacement procedure

November 3, 2009

Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock surgeons are teaching national and local physicians on the “Direct Anterior Approach” to hip replacement. “The direct anterior approach to performing hip replacements at Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock is a minimally-invasive technique that offers patients several advantages over traditional surgical approaches to hip replacement,” said […]

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Scott & White Round Rock surgeons first in nation with single incision colostomy reversal

October 30, 2009

Surgeons at Scott & White in Round Rock are the first in the country to use a single incision to perform a colostomy reversal. Single incision laparoscopic surgery – SILS – is a new technique whereby a single small (less than one inch) keyhole incision is made through the belly button, leaving no visible scar. […]

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Round Rock hospital’s stroke care program awarded certification from The Joint Commission

October 16, 2009

Scott & White Hospital – Round Rock has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission (JCAHO) for Primary Stroke Centers. Scott & White – Round Rock earned this distinction after The Joint Commission conducted an on-site review this month and it’s the only JCAHO Certified Stroke Center serving Williamson County.  In addition, […]

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