Every three minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in this country. Four out of five of these women have none of the reported risk factors, other than being female and aging.
St. John Medical Center's cancer care program is accredited by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a program of high-quality cancer care. The following services are provided:
- Community Outreach Outcomes
- Hospital Based Cancer Studies
Our experienced staff in this state-of-the-art department uses the most
recent diagnostic and surgical techniques to perform cardiac catheterization, as
well as procedures such as angioplasty, open-heart surgery and cardiac
rehabilitation. Our partners at UH are always looking for ways to improve the
technology and treatments for Cardiology.
Cleveland Endovascular Institute
CEI is an integrated, highly specialized center that combines the
most advanced diagnosis and treatment techniques for patients with
vascular disease. The issues we treat include forms of Aneurysms and
Peripheral Artery diseases.
Our department does an excellent job dealing with diagnosing and
treating the skin and its assorted diseases and disorders. The
physicians use up to date therapies and techniques when treating various
dermatology related conditions that patients have.
The Outpatient Diabetes Education* Program is committed to helping those with diabetes and their families learn to better manage the disease, improving their chances of living healthy, productive lives.
Utilizing a team approach our diabetes educators employ the latest teaching tools to enhance the learning experience for those needing basic and more advanced diabetes self-management education.
Nationally recognized by the ADA as a provider of high quality diabetes education, the program offers individualized instruction and group classes in one convenient location with flexible hours.
Our 24-hour Emergency Department offers around-the-clock service for any medical or psychological trauma.
This department provides expertise with the treatment and care for the
glands and hormones of the body and their related disorders. St. John’s
physicians take care of conditions like diabetes, thyroid disease and pituitary
disorders, along with growth disorders and other endocrinology problems that
children may have.
Our family practice department offers general medical treatments and
diagnosis for entire families. This means we offer care to patients of all ages
by providing preventive care, routine and sick visits, and acute and chronic
care. We also grant long-standing preventive care that can help with weight,
immunizations, behavior, and smoking. Your family will be provided with numerous
medical disciplines like specialty care, house calls for seniors, and various
forms of counseling.
The seasoned staff in this department deals with disorders affecting the
stomach, intestines, and associated organs. Our staff provides all the modern
approaches necessary to diagnose and treat your digestive disorders in a
The Family Birth Center
- Obstretrics and Gynecology
This department deals with the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of
diseases affecting the internal organs of the body, especially in adults. Our
staff is highly trained in diagnosing patients with the most ordinary and basic
health issues, along with the most intricate and uncommon issues.
The Laboratory at St John Medical Center is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologist, Joint Commission and CLIA. We offer a full complement of phlebotomy (blood draw) and laboratory testing.
- Our location is in the newly remodeled west lobby entrance and our hours of operation are; Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and on Saturdays from 7:00am to 1:00 pm.
When you arrive for testing, you will sign in at the main lobby desk at our automated kiosk. Our Registration Staff will call you into a private area so they can enter your information into our electronic medical record. Then, you will be called to the Phlebotomy (Blood Draw) area for testing. Appointments are not necessary for most routine testing; but please allow 30 minutes to one hour to verify orders, insurance coverage and specimen collection. If your physician asked that you be fasting, then you should have nothing to eat 8-12 hours prior to you blood being drawn (a small glass of water is allowed if you need to take daily medications). Please wear clothing with loose fitting sleeves. Please bring any orders or instructions, insurance information and a photo ID with you. All results will be delivered to your physician within 24 hours for most tests.
This department deals with disorders affecting the brain and nervous system.
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy is a medical specialty designed to help people perform everyday activities in daily life – at home, at work and out in the community – whether it’s shopping, enjoying their family and friends, recreational activities, volunteering.
Why St. John Medical Center OT Therapists?
The Occupational Therapy Staff includes a certified hand therapist, a certified work conditioning evaluator and a certified Lymphedema specialist. These are specialized credentials that are not found in every clinic. We also have staff certified in rehabilitation for patients with cancer through the Survivorship Training and Rehab (STAR) Program. Click here to see more information about our lymphedema and STAR programs.
This department of highly regarded surgeons handles patients who need
surgery done on their mouths. This would include surgeries needed to be done on
a patient’s teeth, tongue, gums and other soft tissues in the mouth.
This department deals with the prevention or correction of injuries or
disorders of the skeletal system and its associated muscles, joints, and
ligaments for children and adults. Our highly-trained physicians provide you
with top of the line technology and techniques to make sure the correct course
of action is taken for whatever your orthopedic issue is. The various things we
treat are arthritis, sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, scoliosis, hip
injuries, and neuromuscular disorders.
This skillful and inventive department diagnoses, treats, and extensively
researches diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. We provide high quality
approaches and therapies for whatever situation your neck or head may have.
Providing specialized medical services to individuals who suffer with chronic, acute
or cancer pain conditions.
The Pain Management Center Brochure
Pediatrics Emergency Services
24/7 pediatric emergency services are provided by board-certified emergency medicine physicians experienced in pediatric emergencies. St. John Medical Center offers a separate pediatric emergency waiting area with kid-friendly décor and activities, as well as expanded child life services, respiratory therapy and family-centered care.
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, the region’s most trusted name in pediatric care, now offers convenient, expert services at St. John Medical Center, including 24/7 pediatric emergency care, pediatric inpatient care and diagnostic procedures. Learn more at http://www.Rainbow.org/StJohn.
What is Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy is a medical specialty designed to evaluate and treat disorders of the
musculoskeletal system. The ultimate goal of physical therapy is to restore maximal functional independence to help people perform everyday activities in daily life – at home, at work and out in the community – whether it’s shopping, enjoying their family and friends, recreational activities, volunteering.
Physical Therapy promotes the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. Physical Therapists use a variety of therapeutic techniques to accomplish this.
Why St. John Medical Center Physical Therapists?
The Physical Therapy Staff includes a board certified neurologic specialist, vestibular specialists, concussion specialists and a spine specialist. All therapists are skilled in spine and joint rehabilitation for both post operative and non-operative patients as well as rehabilitation of neurologically involved patients. We also have staff certified in rehabilitation for patients with cancer through the Survivorship Training and Rehab (STAR) Program. These are specialized credentials not found in every Rehabilitation Center. to see more information about our Lymphedema and STAR programs.
Our specialists in the plastic surgery department provide sophisticated
surgical procedures and technology to give their patients the best possible
care. Various surgeries our specialists perform in this department are
microsurgeries, breast reconstruction, hair restoration, complete body
contouring, and advanced wound care.
department deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of
diseases of the human foot. With our treatments we help patients
increase mobility and decrease pain, whatever improves their lifestyle.
We handle problems such as diabetic foot care, foot and ankle surgery,
fractures, and sport and skin related issues.
Primary Stroke Center
The center provides a timely response and follows national standards,
resulting in superior medical outcomes for stroke care. Our neurologists use
innovative techniques and technology to personalize a patient’s recovery process
so they can recover in the most effective way.
This department provides expert treatment and therapy for patients with
respiratory diseases and provides services for patients that need ventilatory
support, both invasive and noninvasive. The various lung diseases we treat
include asthma, cystic fibrosis, emphysema and interstitial lung diseases.
Where patients need to go for X-rays, CT scans, ultrasound, MRIs, and mammographies.
The Department of Speech and Audiology serves the needs of the individual from initial evaluation through the rehabilitation process, providing speech, language, swallowing and hearing services to people of all ages. The department offers comprehensive speech and language diagnostic evaluations and audiological assessments. For more information, call 440.835.6160.
The Advanced Wound Care Center at St. John Medical Center
The new Advanced Wound Care Center at St. John Medical Center is now open to patients suffering from chronic, non-healing wounds. Our team of specialists can provide a full assessment and multiple treatment options for a wound that has not healed after eight weeks or has not improved after four weeks. For more information, call 440.827.5300.
A dedicated, 16-bed unit offers 5-star care and accommodations.
- Laparoscopic procedures
- Same day surgery
- General Surgery
- Vascular Studies
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.
All About You: Women’s Health and Wellness
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A free women’s health membership program offered by St. John Medical Center that provides health and wellness education, support and encouragement.
Westshore Primary Care
Westshore Primary Care is a multi-specialty Primary Care medical group with 29 physicians who specialize in Internal Medicine,
Family Practice and Pediatrics. With offices located in the western suburbs of Cleveland and on the east side of Lorain County, the Group offers extended
office hours including evenings, Saturday, and Sunday hours for our patients' convenience.
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