News & Events
November 2011                                                The latest news from St. Peter's HospitalIssue No. 12

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Lectures and Events

All listings are free and held at the hospital, unless otherwise noted 

Don't Fall For It - Better Living Lecture

Presented by St. Peter's Rehabilitation

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m.
Sponsor:  Touchmark on Saddle Drive

What to Lengthen, Strengthen and Train -  Before Hitting the Gym
Injury prevention talks by St. Peter's Rehabilitation Department
Tuesdays, Nov. 1, 8 & 15, 6 p.m., Capital City Health Club
1280 N. Montana Ave.


Safe Sitter

November 5 & 6, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   Safe babysitting techniques for

ages 11 - 13, $50      


Frankly Speaking About Cancer Treatment: Taking Control of Side Effects with Medicine, Mind, & Body
Monday, Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Topics include managing fatigue, hair loss, pain, emotional distress and how to optimize quality of life. 


Gluten Free - Fad or Medical Necessity? 

Well Nourished Lecture
Presented by Jennifer Colegrove, RD
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m.

Sponsor:  The Real Food Market & Deli

Physicians and St. Peter's

Thursday, Nov. 17, 6 - 7 p.m.          

A discussion on the relationship between Helena's physicians and St. Peter's administration and board, presented by four physicians


St. Peter's also offers

CPR/First Aid

Parenting Classes 

Quit for Life tobacco cessation

Support Groups  

For more information or to register,  click here 

OR CALL 444-2135


A First at St. Peter's and the Nation

Computed tomography (CT) scans are increasingly valuable tests for a wide range of medical conditions from trauma to cancer. To help diagnose and treat every patient more quickly and accurately, St. Peter's is one of the first in the nation to install the SOMATOM® Definition AS from Siemens Healthcare.  It is the world's first CT scanner that... click here to learn more 

Lowest Hospital Costs in Montana 

For the large hospitals in Montana, St. Peter's had the most consistently low prices, with less than average prices reported in almost all hospital services.  This fact comes from a recent report by the Montana Attorney General's office.  The report is the fourth in a series of evaluations of Montana hospitals' community benefits and other consumer protection issues commissioned by the Attorney General.  To read the full report please click here 

Endocrinologist Speaks at Hospital

Those affected by diabetes and their families will have a special opportunity to hear an endocrinologist speak on the newest medications  and current technology used to treat diabetes.  Dr. Barry Cohan, a diabetes specialist practicing in Great Falls, is the guest speaker at St. Peter's annual Diabetes Dialogue, Tuesday, Nov. 8.  A health and wellness fair will be held from 4:30 - 6 p.m., Dr. Cohan speaks at 6 p.m.  The event includes health information booths, a low-impact fitness demonstration and refreshments.  Flu shots and blood tests for A1c will be offered.  Please  click here  for a complete schedule.

New Physicians in Helena  

Several new physicians are now practicing in Helena; they include Family Physicians Andrew Gilbert, M.D.; Jonathan Griffin, M.D.; Kiley Kirksey, M.D.; Cathy Lay, M.D.; and Pediatrician Villalva Venus, M.D. New radiologists serving the community are Peter Pop, M.D.; James Seibly, M.D.; and James Tarver, M.D.  New Specialists include Oncologist Justin Thomas, M.D.; Surgeon Alissa Abentroth, M.D.; Anesthesiologist Michael Mondloch, M.D.; and Nephrologist Robert LaClair, M.D. The new doctors were introduced to the community at a new physician social in October.  For a directory of all of Helena's physicians, click right here!

Contact Information 

St. Peter's Hospital           
2475 Broadway, Helena, MT  59601
Call 457-4180 for all appointments.