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Blue Valley Hospital Pain & Migraine Center Now Open in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (December 19, 2016) – Blue Valley Hospital is pleased to announce the grand opening of the new, more spacious BVH Pain & Migraine Center. Blue Valley Hospital began providing interventional pain management services in 2014 to serve the growing number of people in Kansas City suffering from chronic pain. The decision to expand is the result of a rapid increase in patients from the surrounding areas. This new office is located adjacent to Blue Valley Hospital at ...

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Surgical Weight Loss for Quality of Life… and More of It

Obesity is a growing epidemic, affecting nearly 1/3 of adults in the United States and yielding increased healthcare costs and decreased life expectancy both in the U.S. and across the globe. Many individuals affected by obesity struggle with routine aspects of everyday life, finding it difficult to complete household chores, participate in activities with friends and family, perform job duties, and maintain romantic relationships. Obesity is also linked to a broad spectrum ...

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Seeking a Pain Management Specialist as an Approach to Migraine Headache Relief

The Migraine Research Foundation reports that migraine is the 3rd most common illness and the 6th most disabling illness across the globe. Migraines affect a staggering 18% of women in the United States, as well as 6% of men and 10% of children nationwide, and are most prevalent among those aged 25 to 55. While women are more likely to experience migraines owing to certain hormonal factors, 90% of all sufferers routinely ...

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Meet the Team: Scott Barnes, Nurse Practitioner in Columbia, MO | Blue Valley Surgical Associates

Scott BarnesScott Barnes attended the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he earned his Doctorate of Nursing Practice in May of 2015. Prior to receiving his doctorate, Scott earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Columbia College, as well as a BS in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Before entering the healthcare field he was employed for seven years as a human resource manager. After completing his degree in Nursing in ...

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St. Louis Clinic offers Bariatric, Spine Surgery, and Orthopedic Surgery Consultations

Throughout the years, the Blue Valley Surgical Associates family has grown to encompass a number of clinics across the Midwest, including locations in Springfield, MO; Columbia, MO; Council Bluffs, IA; and St. Louis, MO. The professionals at each of our clinics endeavor to uphold Blue Valley Hospital’s longstanding mission by providing patients with personalized care designed to address their individual needs. Our St. Louis Clinic is no exception. A multi-specialty clinic offering bariatric surgery, ...

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BOTOX Treatments in Kansas City for Chronic Migraines

botox for migraines

Migraines are an incredibly common medical complaint, with more than 11 million Americans reporting moderate to severe migraine headaches that routinely interfere with their daily lives. Living with pain can be debilitating to the sufferer, making it difficult or impossible to engage in family, work, and social activities, as well as contributing to feelings of isolation and depression. This being the case, identifying a viable treatment for migraine pain is of paramount ...

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Blue Valley Surgical opens New Location in Columbia, MO

BVSA - Columbia Missouri StaffBlue Valley Surgical Associates is proud to announce the grand opening of our Columbia, Missouri location. We are located at 201 W. Broadway Building 5, Suite B – come by and say hello to our well-equipped and knowledgeable team members.

Our experts are here to offer the following services:

  • Bariatric Consultations and Follow-up care
  • Spine Surgery Consultations and Follow-up care
  • Orthopedic Surgery Consultations and Follow-up care

Our clinic provider, Scott Barnes, ...

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Weight Loss Surgery Success

 

Darlene Before & After

Before coming to Blue Valley Hospital I weighed in at 329 lbs and found myself suffering from sadness and depression. I had dealt with many health issues throughout my 46 years including asthma, migraines, high blood pressure and severe sleep apnea. However, it was the day I was told that I showed signs of becoming diabetic that stopped me in my tracks. I literally shut down from the ...

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Blue Valley Hospital Offers Minimally Invasive Treatment for SI Joint Hypermobility

On August 11, 2015, Blue Valley Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas performed the first implantation of the Samba Screw SI Fixation System in the Kansas City region. Dr. Dwayne Jones, Interventional Pain Specialist, performed the procedure. This new procedure is a less invasive treatment option for patients with low back pain caused by SI joint hypermobility. Research shows that for up to 30 percent of patients the sacroiliac joint is the ...

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Blue Valley Hospital and Blue Valley Surgical Associates Announces Partnership with CrossChx

Blue Valley Hospital (BVH) and Blue Valley Surgical Associates (BVSA) are proud to announce our partnership with CrossChx, a leader in healthcare intelligence solutions that was founded with the support of the state of Ohio. On July 1, 2015 CrossChx will install their SafeChx system at all BVH and BVSA registration points, offering patients advanced medical identity theft protection and efficient patient registration while improving health outcomes and reducing the risk of medical errors. The system is very simple to ...

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