Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

918-579-DOCS

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(March 30 is National Doctors’ Day. Utica Park Clinic would like to thank all of our physicians for the dedication and passion they show for their patients. In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we would like to spotlight headache specialist Jaclyn Duvall, M.D.)

Jaclyn Duvall, M.D., a headache specialist with Utica Park Clinic, wanted to pursue a career in the medical field at a young age. The source of her inspiration came from somebody near and dear to her heart.

“I have known I wanted to be a doctor since I was 5 years old,” Duvall said. “It was actually my first career day... Read More »

Endometriosis is a term you may have heard of but may not know much about.

National Endometriosis Month is an initiative to educate people on this disorder in which tissue grows outside of the uterus in abnormal patterns. Symptoms of the disorder include intense pain and menstrual irregularities.

Due to the normalization of menstrual pain, many cases go untreated and undiagnosed.

If you experience chronic pelvic pain, painful sex, infertility, fatigue, pain before or during periods, during ovulation or when going to the bathroom, you may have endometriosis.

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In a $30 billion-a-year industry, you can buy a supplement for just about anything. From weight loss pills to collagen powder, there’s something on the market for every deficiency you can imagine, and some you’d never think of. The sheer number of different supplements available today can be overwhelming. While many supplements will be unique to the individual, experts recommend a few for everyone.  

Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fatty acids are extremely beneficial to cognitive function and heart health. Unlike other fats, your body cannot produce polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-... Read More »

Thank you to Utica Park Clinic nurse practitioner Jamie Breedlove for sharing her emotional story in dealing with COVID-19 patients over the past year with Clay Loney of FOX23.  In one excerpt from the interview, Breedlove said, “My heart is there, as crazy as it seems. My heart aches for those people. When you’ve held the hand of a person dying because there’s nobody else there with them, it tugs at you. It’s a long-lasting effect and to know that I could be there, holding that patient’s hand, being with them while their loved ones are on via Skype or Zoom or FaceTime. But that actual... Read More »

Emily Grewe-Nelson, D.O., of Utica Park Clinic talks with KJRH Ch. 2 about the importance of properly functioning carbon monoxide detectors during the dangerously cold winter temperatures. “It may be hitting Oklahomans off-guard, a bit, because we’re not so used to hearing ‘check your carbon monoxide detectors, make sure you have carbon monoxide detectors’ until we get into a winter storm like this,” Grewe-Nelson said. 

A tidal wave of information has circulated social media for the last few months regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. But what parcels of information can be trusted? Hillcrest HealthCare System Chief Medical Officer Guy Sneed, M.D., and Utica Park Clinic Chief Medical Officer Jeffrey Galles, D.O., addressed 10 common concerns surrounding the vaccine. Here are their answers to those concerns: Concern: The vaccines are unsafe because their development was rushed. Sneed: While the current COVID-19 vaccines available were developed over a very tight timeline, their safety has been well-... Read More »

Jaclyn Duvall, M.D., of Utica Park Clinic shares with News on 6 how severe headaches can impact COVID-19 patients. See story here.

Brock Walker has felt like family during his stay at Hillcrest Hospital Claremore.

Walker recently was admitted to Hillcrest Claremore (HHC) to undergo a total knee replacement, the second such procedure for the 56-year-old Claremore native.

But it’s the care Walker has received from the staff during his recovery that has left an impression on him.

“The staff are the most wonderful people I have ever met, and I have been in several hospitals,” Walker said. “They are fantastic, considerate, compassionate and very helpful ... Other hospitals need to come to Hillcrest... Read More »

COVID-19 has presented more than its fair share of anomalies since it arrived in the United States last year. While there are common symptoms and guidelines outlined for the illness, reports of lingering symptoms have sparked an investigation into individuals’ post-COVID-19 journeys.

The amount of time the COVID-19 virus lives in your system is unique to each patient and usually correlates with the severity of symptoms. While many patients can expect to experience symptoms with the virus that last no longer than 10 days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains... Read More »

Tameri Miller’s cancer journey had an unlikely beginning.

When Miller began having abdominal pain, she made an appointment with her family medicine physician, who discovered an ovarian cyst. This finding prompted her to put Miller in contact with a Utica Park Clinic OB/Gyn for more specialized testing.

During an ultrasound of the abdomen and pelvis, a Hillcrest South ultrasound technologist caught a glimpse of her lung and noticed something peculiar on it. He brought the finding to the attention of the radiologist who informed Miller’s OB/Gyn.

Her doctor instantly took... Read More »