May 24 Norton Healthcare Network Update

Updated Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. Thank you for choosing Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s for your care. We are here to serve the community and we want to keep you informed about the cyber event that happened to our network on May 9. The event remains under investigation. We continue to bring systems back…

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Norton Healthcare and Cigna Reach Agreement

Norton Healthcare and Cigna Healthcare have reached an agreement and have signed a new contract. This means that if you have Cigna as your health insurance provider, you will continue to be in-network when using Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s. Thank you for placing your trust in Norton Healthcare and allowing us to provide for…

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KDF Marathon, Recruiting

Photos from Kentucky Derby Festival Events

The Kentucky Derby and all the preceding Kentucky Derby Festival events have a special way of bringing people together in our community. There’s no better time to celebrate being healthy and well in the Louisville area! Norton Healthcare is tremendously proud to play an important role in supporting so many of these events. You may…

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Norton West Louisville Hospital

Construction update: Laying the foundation for future Norton West Louisville Hospital

The vision of a hospital west of Ninth Street is now becoming a reality. Crews have begun the next phase of the construction by pouring concrete on the site at 28th Street and Broadway. This is the beginning of laying the foundation for Norton West Louisville Hospital. “We’re trying to knock down every barrier we…

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Health Equity, Norton Now

Eric King to Black men: Primary health care saves lives

An open letter to Black men about primary care I was 6 years old the first time my mother ran my unconscious, nearly lifeless body into a medical facility — frantic for lifesaving help. I was lucky. I grew up in Bardstown, less than two blocks from my pediatrician’s office. It’s quite likely had that…

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Neurosciences, Parkinson’s Disease

Staying safe behind the wheel with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease affects the motor skills of the body, including large movements like walking and smaller movements such as getting bills out of your wallet. Parkinson’s can affect your ability to drive a vehicle, although when you should stop driving if you have Parkinson’s depends on the severity of your symptoms. No one wants to…

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Breast Cancer, Breast Health

Louisville woman recounts her breast cancer surgery from small lump to fast and compassionate care

Finding a lump in her breast was something Heather Kleisner didn’t have time for in her busy life. But when she did, the meetings, conference calls and event planning on her calendar quickly changed to doctor appointments, surgery and a treatment plan. Heather had experienced this once before. A small lump discovered in 2015 during…

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Sports Health

Providing medical care to jockeys happens beyond the first Saturday in May

As the official medical provider of Churchill Downs, Norton Healthcare has seen its share of injuries sustained by jockeys. But care of these elite athletes goes beyond the first Saturday in May and issues that may occur during training or racing. The health of jockeys is a focus of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority,…

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Cancer, Head and Neck Tumors

Head and neck cancer symptoms

Head and neck cancer symptoms, including persistent sore throats, hoarseness or changing of the voice, dull ear aches, and lumps on the neck, can vary depending on where the cancer forms. Some head and neck cancers even can form without symptoms. Mia Jusufbegovic, M.D., head and neck surgical oncologist with Norton Cancer Institute Head &…

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Brand Feature, Employee stories - Norton Healthcare, Sports Health

Norton Sports Health is off to the races with the Jockey Care Clinic

Churchill Downs is home to hundreds of horse races each year. Norton Sports Health is on hand to provide medical care for jockeys at each one of these contests — from small-field maiden races all the way up to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. We all know and love “the most exciting two minutes…

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Cancer, Gastroenterology, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurosciences, Patient stories - Norton Healthcare

Louisville man finds sophisticated and successful cancer care close to home

On the morning of March 12, 2019, I was still in a surgical gown and groggy after a colonoscopy when gastroenterologist William B. Evans, III, M.D., walked into the recovery room to deliver news I didn’t quite know what to do with. I still remember his words: “The good news is that I didn’t see…

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KDF Marathon, Kentucky Derby Marathon Training

Norton Healthcare doctors, best friends, work marathon together each year

Patricia L. Isaacs, M.D., and Robin G. Curry, M.D., have been living out that saying for roughly a decade. Dr. Isaacs is a primary care physician with Norton Community Medical Associates, while Dr. Curry is an orthopedic sports medicine specialist with Norton Orthopedic Institute and Norton Sports Health. She also serves as the medical co-director…

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