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WISHing You Well
An informative health communique for our patients and their families
Issue No. 15, Fall 2011


We appreciate that you have chosen WISH for your primary care. In this issue you can read about many new and exciting changes to our WISH practice.  Learn more about our new electronic medical record system called My Health Connection. We also introduce two new services to WISH; Women's Sports Medicine and Cosmetology. Please also welcome Dr Lisa Corbin to our team of primary care doctors.  


We have asked the experts to write articles on topics you suggested. Highly acclaimed doctors have written informative articles about:

  • Thyroid Disorders
  • The Truth About Eating Disorders
  • Gastric Esophageal Reflux Disease ( GERD or Heartburn)
  • Top Five Myths About Women's Health and Running
  • Make Time Stand Still With A Chemical Peel

WISH has a mission to educate women on topics of health to assist you in making informed decisions with your doctor.  We have created a Library of Articles. Connect to a condition based knowledge repository where all past e news articles are available for you to read and pass along to friends. Additionally, Please look at our events section and consider attending a Let's Talk; Conversations About Women's Health event.


Finally, please protect yourself this winter and

get your Flu Vaccination!

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Wouldn't it be nice to access to your medical records from home or on the go?


Our hospital is growing and making improvements too. It's not quite like our first tooth, but UCH is marking the start of a new era of safe electronic communication with your doctor. My Health Connection allows you to access your test results, make appointments with your doctor, communicate with your doctor, nurses and front desk staff by email.  Read about My Health Connection (MHC) and the new Iphone application. We invite you to sign up today. Choose to connect from your desk top or download the app that allows iPhone users to connect directly to the popular My Health Connection. Other smart phones will follow soon. 

Thyroid Disorders and Women's Health

Micol Rothman, MD Assistant Professor,

Medicine- Endocrinology and Diabetes, Radiology    


Tired WomanIn our WISH practice we are surprised about the volumes of mis-information that women have about what constitutes a healthy balance of  your bodies Thyroid hormone. The girlfriend network of information sometimes needs to be balanced with facts from the experts. Thyroid disorders are common, affecting 5-10% of the population.  Many of the disorders associated with the thyroid occur more frequently in women than in men.  Read more....

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The Truth About Eating Disorders

Guest Author; Ken Weiner, MD, FAED,CEDS,

Founding Partner and Chief Medicial Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Eating Recovery Center

  Eating Disorders

An astonishing 40 percent of Americans have themselves experienced or know someone who has experienced an eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia. Despite rising awareness among the general population and health care professionals alike, misconceptions about these serious diseases, which have the  highest mortality rate of any mental illness, remain pervasive. Learn the truth behind common eating disorder myths...  

Gastric Esophageal Reflux Disease- GERD

Commonly Known as Heartburn

William Murchison, MD  Assistant Professor, 



heartburnSo often people have problems with digestion and simply just deal with  the discomfort.  It is very easy for many doctors to pass over symptoms and not ask for more details about a common condition called Gastric Esophageal Reflux Disease or GERD.  Be informed before you go to see your primary care doctor and be a partner in your care. Read more...

Women's Sports Medicine @WISH 

Top Five Myths About Women's Health and Running 

Deborah Saint-Phard, MD, Associate Professor

Director of CU  Women's Sports Medicine 



Dr. Saint-Phard treats both competitive and recreational female athletes for sports related injuries that may present as knee pain, foot pain, shoulder pain, back pain, or other bone, muscle, or joint pain. Dr. Saint-Phard's patients undergo a complete medical examination including various radiology tests, when necessary, in order to diagnose the medical issue and create a care plan. Depending on the injury or medical issue, patients may be referred to physical therapy or other specialties within the CU Sports Medicine Program including an orthopaedic surgeon.   Read this introductory article called the Top Five Myths About Women's Health and Running...  
Starting October 5th, Dr.Saint-Phard will be available for consultation at WISH every Wednesday.
Call WISH for an appointment.

Cosmetology @WISH 

Make Time Stand Still With a Chemical Peel

Ten Benefits of Chemical Peels

Andrew Winkler, MD Associate Professor ,Otolaryngology 

 Young Woman applying face cream

Dr. Winkler is an expert in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the head and neck. This includes Rhinoplasty, facelift, eyelid surgery( blepharopalsty), scar revision and many other procedures. He and his team also specialize in non surgical facial cosmetic procedures including laser procedures, Botox and soft tissue fillers such as Radiesse and Restylane.  Along with research in aesthetics He also educates future generations of surgeons and lectures and courses to continue the education of current surgeons. Read about chemical Peels and what they can do for your skin... 

  Call WISH for an appointment with Dr Winkler's team.

Lisa Corbin, MDWelcome  to WISH   

Lisa W Corbin MD FACP

Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine, University Of Colorado Denver


As you know, our practice is growing, last spring we began to open up "same day appointments" and our patients liked it.  This Fall we welcome Dr. Lisa Corbin as a seasoned outstanding UCH doctor, just new to our WISH primary practice team. If you are an existing patient at WISH, and need an appointment, Dr. Lisa  Corbin is here to help.    Read Dr Corbin's CU Doctors profile. Dr Corbin will have office hours at WISH on Monday's beginning October 3rd. 

Enjoy the Fall. Be safe. And be well. 

Warm Regards,  

Women's Integrated Services in Health Team


Special Offerings:  Flu Vaccination

As flu season approaches, it's important to protect your health with a flu shot. We are now scheduling daily appointments for flu shots.  Influenza, known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe symptoms and even death.  Be protected; get your flu shot early.  The charge is $25 if paying cash for this service but most insurance companies cover the cost completely.


To schedule your Flu Shot, call WISH at 720-848-9474


Special Walk -In Flu shot vaccinations will be held 

on October 24-28th at the WISH primary care practice location.  

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