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Mar 07, 2017, 15:50 ET Henry Ford Hospital Dermatologist Becomes President of American Academy of Dermatology

Henry Lim, M.D., former chair of the Department of Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital and an internationally recognized dermatology expert, has...


Nov 28, 2016, 14:31 ET HIV Consult Program Offers Provider to Provider Advice

The doctor's call to the Michigan HIV Consult Program came with a sense of urgency. A preliminary HIV test had turned up positive for an expectant...


Mar 04, 2016, 09:41 ET Henry Ford Hospital Physician to Become President-Elect of American Academy of Dermatology

Henry Lim, M.D., chair of the Department of Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital and an internationally recognized dermatology expert, begins his...


Jan 11, 2016, 09:01 ET Henry Ford First to Announce Arrival of New Brain Surgery Technology in Michigan

Henry Ford Hospital will be the first to bring fantastically advanced brain surgery technology to Michigan – and one of the first in the...


Feb 16, 2015, 10:12 ET First-in Man: Tumor Suctioned From Vein of Cancer Patient to Allow Minimally Invasive Kidney Surgery

Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital successfully suctioned a cancerous tumor from a major vein in a patient with metastatic kidney cancer, clearing...


Jan 28, 2015, 10:00 ET Study: Beneficial Effects of Brain Surgery for Intractable Epilepsy Are Sustained for More Than 15 years

 Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital...


Aug 13, 2014, 09:11 ET Henry Ford Hospital Replaces Heart Valve Outside the Heart

For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach...


Mar 27, 2014, 11:43 ET 15-Minute Cancer Treatment: Henry Ford Hospital First in N. America to Use New Targeted Radiosurgery Technology

 Patients at Henry Ford Hospital now have a new cancer treatment available that offers an alternative cancer surgery, without the incision or...


Jan 30, 2014, 12:11 ET New Technique Offers Hope for Patients With Heart Valve Disease

 For the first time in the U.S., doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have used an artificial heart valve designed for aortic valve replacement to...


Dec 16, 2013, 13:12 ET Henry Ford Hospital Implants New Defibrillator for People at Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

 A new internal defibrillator, on the cusp of a new standard of care in American cardiology to treat patients for a major heart risk, is being...


Dec 09, 2013, 10:38 ET Henry Ford Hospital Performs First Minimally Invasive Laser Brain Surgeries in Michigan

 Surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital have performed the first two minimally invasive laser brain surgeries in Michigan – one for epilepsy and...


Oct 29, 2013, 13:44 ET Newly Approved Ultrasound Device Eliminates Risks and Pain of Liver Biopsy

Henry Ford Hospital is the first in Michigan to use a pioneering ultrasound device that can help patients with liver disease avoid invasive...


Aug 13, 2013, 10:00 ET Henry Ford Hospital Pioneers New Cardiac Approach

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have created a new route to the heart to implant an artificial heart valve by temporarily connecting major blood...


Jan 10, 2013, 15:28 ET Get Your Heart Racing With a One-of-One 2013 Ford Shelby GT500

 A designer's labor of love, a "one-of-one" 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 will be offered on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Barrett-Jackson auction in...


Jan 07, 2013, 11:22 ET First in Michigan: Stem Cells to Preserve Heart Function

 Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital are the first in Michigan in a new national research study to investigate treating a recent heart attack...


Jul 02, 2012, 11:14 ET First in Michigan: Henry Ford Hospital Procedure Decreases Stroke Risk

 A team of heart doctors at Henry Ford Hospital is the first in Michigan to perform a new catheter-based procedure which limits the risk of...


May 14, 2012, 14:39 ET Henry Ford Hospital Names Director of New Structural Heart Disease Program

William W. O'Neill, M.D., has been appointed medical director of the new Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital. He will begin...


Sep 30, 2010, 15:07 ET Henry Ford Hospital Ready to Transport Critically Ill, Trauma Patients by Air

Henry Ford Hospital introduced today the Air Med 1 aeromedical helicopter as a new service for transporting critically ill and trauma patients to...


Sep 22, 2010, 09:00 ET Henry Ford Hospital Performs First Intestine Transplant in Michigan

The first intestine (bowel) transplant in Michigan was performed on a 50-year-old patient from Port Austin by physicians at Henry Ford...


Sep 18, 2009, 10:00 ET Henry Ford Hospital Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men, other than skin cancer. It is also the second leading cause of cancer...


May 08, 2009, 11:00 ET Henry Ford Hospital: Unique Patient Study -- No Informed Consent

Henry Ford Hospital is embarking on an unusual study intending to reduce brain damage or death of patients resulting from prolonged seizures before...


Aug 25, 2008, 01:00 ET State's First Single Incision Robotic Kidney Removal Performed at Henry Ford Hospital

DETROIT, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in Michigan, a diseased kidney has been surgically removed at using highly sophisticated 3D...


Aug 07, 2008, 01:00 ET Henry Ford Hospital Performs State's First Laparoscopic Living-Donor Liver Transplant

DETROIT, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital performed the state's first laparoscopic surgery for living-donor liver transplantation,...


Aug 05, 2008, 01:00 ET 2009 International Robotic Urology Symposium

DETROIT, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital is sponsoring the 2009 International Robotic Urology Symposium (IRUS) at The Bellagio...


Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET Henry Ford Hospital Heart Physician Installed as President of the American College of Cardiology

DETROIT, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The incoming president of the prestigious American College of Cardiology says the current state of health...