WashU Express Care is your solution for medical concerns that can’t wait. If you are not able to be seen by your primary care physician (PCP), need care after hours or don’t have a PCP, Washington University emergency medicine physicians will see you by virtual visit and provide immediate medical care.
Chronic ear infections in children may lead to long-term problems. If your child has frequent middle ear infections (more than four infections a year), doctors usually recommend ear tubes, also known as myringotomy tubes.
Is working from your home office causing back and neck pain? Without intervention, you may be on the road to a potentially debilitating injury.
Your primary care physician should be like a long-time friend you see once a year (or more often if necessary). You might think that because you aren’t sick and don’t have any chronic health conditions, you don’t need a primary care physician. However, when you are healthy is the perfect time to establish a relationship with a physician.
During these unusual times we want to make sure your health care needs are being met. Washington University Physicians is now offering virtual visits (also known as telemedicine or telehealth) for many of our specialties.
The 2020 spring session of Washington University School of Medicine’s Mini-Med School (MMS) is now open for registration. MMS is in its 21st year and is still considered one of St. Louis’ best kept secrets.
Have you ever considered donating your body to science? This selfless gift has far-reaching effects in helping medical students gain an in-depth understanding of the human anatomy — which is the absolute core of a medical education.
Life can get toxic in the most unexpected ways. You can’t remember exactly when you started feeling sick, but a few years ago you had a metal-on-metal hip placement and you wonder if metal poisoning (metallosis) might be the cause of your recent symptoms.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States — causing many types of cancers in both women and men. The HPV vaccination has been shown to prevent these cancers and is now recommended for all preteens, girls and boys, starting around age 11 or 12.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is one of only a few pediatric facilities in the country—and the only one in the St. Louis region—to offer robotic surgery for children needing urologic procedures.