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Specialty Care

Limited specialists services are provided in the areas of Cardiology, Pulmonology, Infectious Disease, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Neonatology, ENT, and Radiology. Appointments for outpatient general surgery, outpatient orthopedics, cardiology and rheumatology can be made via our regular scheduling process.

Uninsured patients who need specialist care not available at LCHC will be referred to another health facility. We refer patients with Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance to Mt. Sinai or St. Anthony.


Dr. Yeh - headshotEar, Nose, & Throat

Ear Nose and Throat services at Lawndale Christian Health Center are provided at the Ogden facility by Dr. Stephen Yeh. Since his board certification, Dr. Yeh has had over 35 years of experience dealing in almost all aspects of this medical specialty.

What does an ENT specialist treat?

  • Diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of ear diseases and hearing loss.
  • Ear, nose and throat problems of children, beginning with birth.
  • Diagnosis and surgical treatment of head and neck tumors.
  • Medical and surgical treatment of nose and sinus conditions.
  • Diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of voice and swallowing disorders.

 

ENT appointments are available to existing patients by referral.


Rheumatology

Rheumatology services at Lawndale Christian Health Center are provided at the Ogden facility by Dr. Donald Massenburg. Dr. Massenburg is certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and has worked at LCHC since 2006.

What does a Rheumatologist treat?

Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis. There are more than 200 types of these diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, and tendinitis. Some of these are very serious diseases that can be difficult to diagnose and treat. They treat soft tissue problems related to musculoskeletal system sports related soft tissue disorders and the specialty is also interrelated with physiotherapy, physical medicine and rehabilitation of disabled patients. Patient education programs and occupational therapy also go hand in hand with this specialty.


Orthopedics

Lawndale Christian Health Center offers limited number of orthopedic treatment and surgeries to uninsured patients. Orthopedics is the medical specialty that pertains to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders, conditions, and injuries of the skeletal system and the muscles, joints, and ligaments associated with it.

What does an Orthopedic Surgeon treat?

Orthopedic surgeons treat a wide variety of conditions pertaining to the body. Arthritis, sports injuries, back pain, leg and foot pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome are all conditions that fall under the orthopedics specialty and are treated by orthopedic surgeons. Common surgical procedures performed by orthopedic surgeons include joint replacement and repair of damaged nerves or relocation of compressed nerves. Some orthopedic surgeons specialize in only one type of injury, and others may exclusively treat one particular part of the body, such as hands or feet. Some doctors further specialize in orthopedics by exclusively treating children. These doctors are called pediatric orthopedic surgeons