"We had an amazing experience welcoming our first child at Overlake. From the nurses to the food, everything was top-notch. Everyone we encountered at the hospital helped create a warm and supportive environment."
The pandemic and quarantine have created a perfect storm for weight gain—life has been disrupted, schedules are out of whack, gyms are closed. We’re moving less, burning fewer calories, and stressing and snacking more. Overlake providers answer your questions about nutrition and activity during COVID-19 and how to maintain your health.
This spring, Maher Al-Khoury underwent an innovative procedure to replace his aortic valve. In fact, Maher is one of only a handful of adults on the West Coast to undergo this procedure. Maher describes his experience and gratitude toward Overlake and his surgeon for their expertise and for offering this cutting-edge heart surgery.
“What a positive experience it was to deliver at the Overlake Childbirth Center! My wife, Cheyenne, and I arrived for an induction on the morning of Sept. 2, 2020, and every interaction we had with the nurses, doctors and staff was amazing.”
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues during flu season—October to April—both COVID-19 and the flu will be spreading at the same time. Overlake Clinics Infectious Disease specialists Edward Leonard, MD, and Abdul Siddiqui, MD, address how to tell if you have the flu or COVID-19, how to prevent illness and what to do if you get sick.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a lot of stress at a lot of people very quickly—whether it's job security, worrying about being infected or affecting family members. Sleep experts Dr. Scott Bonvallet and Dr. Reuben Walia discuss the relationship between stress and sleep and ways you can improve your sleep health.
Although colonoscopies get a bad rap, they aren’t as terrible as you might think. Overlake colorectal surgeons Preetha Ali, MD, and Ian White, MD, debunk common myths about these important cancer screening procedures.
In the current state of the world, parents can be nervous about taking their child to the doctor. As a result, vaccines and development screenings are being delayed. Overlake's Dr. Greg Maddox explains why it’s important not to skip these appointments.
Caregivers at Overlake have been at the heart of this global health crisis since COVID-19 emerged in our region, supporting our community when it needs them most. Their commitment is an inspiration to us all.
During this global health crisis, it’s important to continue to receive the care you need and seek immediate treatment for urgent and emergent conditions. Waiting too long to get care for some healthcare emergencies is a bigger risk than the chance of contracting COVID-19.