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When should you see an ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) doctor?

An ENT specialist is a doctor who is an expert in both surgical and medical management of Ear, Nose, and Throat issues. They typically see patients who have conditions related to the: Ears: Patients that have ear infections, tinnitus, general ear pain, hearing impairments, conditions caused by the ear such as vertigo, and congenital ear […]

Suffering from allergies in Dallas? You’re not alone.

Sneezing, itchy/watery eyes, headaches, and congestion are just a few of the symptoms that allergy sufferers experience. Most people will experience some allergy symptoms at least a few times in their life, but many suffer from allergies chronically. More often than not, if these symptoms are persistent and just won’t go away, you may more […]

Pine Creek Medical Center is a dedicated to technology and patient satisfaction

Pine Creek Medical Center is dedicated to state-of-the-art medical technology in all forms Pine Creek Medical Center is truly a center of medical excellence. The private hospital has a unique environment that mimics a relaxing and sophisticated spa-like setting, designed with patient comfort in mind. At Pine Creek, our short-stay inpatient hospital proudly serves the […]

What is the difference between an Orthopedic surgeon and Sports Medicine physician and how do I know if I need one?

Physicians who specialize in sports medicine have a significant amount of training in the prevention and treatment of an illness or injury regarding the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes joints, nerves, tendons, bones, ligaments, and muscles. These specialized physicians treat their patients to maximize function and minimize further disability and downtime from everyday activities, […]

Pine Creek Medical Center Awarded 2016 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award

Pine Creek Medical Center has been awarded a 2016 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. This designation recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. This distinction places Pine Creek Medical Center among the elite top 10% of hospitals in the nation for its excellent performance as evaluated by […]

Pine Creek Medical Center

Pine Creek Medical Center is a privately owned, Dallas medical facility. Our hospital is the only physician-owned and operated hospital in the area, providing health care services to more than three million people in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It is our goal to provide our patients with care that goes beyond the typical hospital, with a sophisticated environment, […]

Get the Facts: Chronic Sinusitis

Sinusitis is inflammation in the mucous membranes of the nose, sinuses and throat. Swelling blocks the sinus openings, causing fluid to build up in the sinuses, preventing normal drainage and allowing germs to grow in the sinuses and cause an infection. When sinusitis symptoms last 12 weeks or longer, the condition can be characterized as chronic […]

Treat Nasal Allergies or Sinusitis with Balloon Sinuplasty

Sneezing. Congestion. Sinus pain. Headaches. These are all symptoms of nasal allergies or sinusitis. If you are suffering from these symptoms, you aren’t alone in your misery. But you don’t have to stay miserable either. An estimated 37 million Americans suffer from acute and chronic sinus problems. Symptoms may be the result of any single […]

MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing vs. Total Knee Replacement

Are you suffering from osteoarthritis? Do you find it difficult to perform daily activities due to a stiff, painful knee? Have you found other treatments such as physical therapy and medication no longer provide relief? If your answer to any or all of those questions is yes, you may benefit from orthopedic surgery on your knee. Patients […]

Osteoarthritis: Signs and Symptoms of the Painful Joint Condition

Osteoarthritis is considered the most common joint disorder. With age, the body experiences normal wear and tear. Osteoarthritis is normal wear and tear in the joints. With osteoarthritis, the cartilage cushioning the bones at the joints begins to break down, allowing the bones to rub together. This results in joint pain, stiffness and swelling. Bone spurs may […]

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