Sunday, April 26, 2015

BLOG: Cost burden of diabetic retinopathy treatment is about to explode

With this issue’s cover story on the publication of the Protocol T study from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research...


Thursday, April 16, 2015

A 52 year old male with hematemesis and melena

A 52 year old male with a past medical history of idiopathic non-cirrhotic portal hypertension since childhood, was transferred to our hospital for...


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

BLOG: Become your community's blue light expert

In my last post I discussed that awareness of blue light is growing among our patients. Mainstream media stories are taking on the subject of blue light...


Thursday, April 09, 2015

BLOG: Be the perfect protégé

I completed a bachelor’s degree in business management during my undergraduate years at Loyola College in Maryland. Medicine was not yet my passion in life so most...


Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Confronting our hesitancy to spend time with vaccine-hesitant parents

Last week, one of the medical students I was working with recounted an experience with an interesting patient she had seen. The...


Wednesday, April 01, 2015

FDA acknowledges high-risk PCI population, gives nod to blood pump system

PCI has had its ups and downs, and unfortunately mostly downs in recent years. After the exuberance of the 90s and early...


Friday, March 27, 2015

10 things to keep in mind when working with adults with ASD

Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) represent a diverse spectrum of individuals with various functioning levels, from working and...


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

BLOG: The secret to beautiful, natural breast augmentation

Breast augmentation, or breast implant surgery, is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgical procedure in America, and the most common...


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...


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...

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 ...