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Bone Health - Osteoporosis Center

The Osteoporosis Center at St. Luke's Hospital focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. The center offers bone density testing and consultations with a physician who specializes in osteoporosis and endocrinology.

A silent condition...
Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. There are no outward symptoms until a fracture occurs. Early diagnosis, prevention and treatment are key in preventing further damage and bone loss.

The Osteoporosis Center at St. Luke's Hospital offers:

  • Bone mineral density (BMD) testing
  • Consultation with an osteoporosis specialist

Katharine H. Mikulec, MD, is the director of the Osteoporosis Center. Dr. Mikulec received her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Endocrinology at Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Mikulec did a fellowship in Osteoporosis at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She is board certified in Endocrinology and is a member of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.

To schedule an appointment or for more information about the Osteoporosis Center at St. Luke's Hospital, call 314-205-6633. (Health insurance may require a physician order or referral to the Osteoporosis Center.)

The Osteoporosis Center of St. Luke's Hospital
St. Luke's Desloge Outpatient Center
121 St. Luke's Center Drive, Suite 504
Chesterfield, MO 63017

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