Ophthalmology

Thursday, February 26, 2015

BLOG: Designating time and staff to clinical trials

Seeing a clinical trial through to completion requires planning and organization. However, many investigators underestimate the time and commitment...

Optometry

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BLOG: What type of social media doctor are you?

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, says there are four types of “social media doctors.” Identify where you fit and what you need to do to take...

Orthopedics

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Radiographic location does not ensure precise femoral fixation site in MPFL reconstruction

Currently, it is widely accepted that the choice of an anatomic femoral fixation site is crucial for a...

Cardiology

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Peripheral stenting: It’s not that simple

The top story in The New York Times on Jan. 29 focused on peripheral stenting. The article used some superficial data gleaned from the Medicare data dump and...

Endocrinology

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Exophthalmos and Cushing's Syndrome

A woman experienced red, irritated and bulging eyes. She saw an ophthalmologist who strongly suspected Graves’ ophthalmopathy. However, the patient did not...

Aesthetics

Thursday, January 15, 2015

BLOG: A Plastic Surgeon's New Year’s Beauty Resolutions

The New Year is always a time for self-improvement and self-reflection, and rightly so-- it is a nice time to take a moment to evaluate where we...

Pediatrics

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Misplaced fear

When it comes to Ebola, the public is demonstrating its fear and paranoia with measures ranging from buying personal hazmat suits to excluding children from schools who were in...

Pediatrics

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Plagues throughout history and the doctors who treated them: Part 1

With the Ebola crisis in full swing (again), it seems like a good time to review the history of the physician’s responses to...

Orthotics Prosthetics

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Behind the pink ribbon

It was 1992 and The New York Times had declared it “The Year of the Ribbon.” Yellow ribbons were well known for remembrance of soldiers and the red ribbon had been...

Infectious disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...

Hematology Oncology

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Bringing colorectal cancer into the spotlight

Still in the shadow of public and medical attention, yet quite infamous, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the...

Psychiatry

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

What happens to autistic children when they get older?

The increased prevalence of autism, now estimated between 1 and 88 children and 1 and 50 males will present a sizeable challenge to the...