Thursday, January 29, 2015

New specialty designation marks major advance for interventional cardiology

It is difficult to briefly summarize the field of interventional cardiology today. From the time of its inception in 1977,...


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

BLOG: Ask your patients about their LASIK outcomes

It’s so pleasing to see that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is increasingly evaluating patient-reported outcomes to assess the validity...


Monday, January 26, 2015

BLOG: LASIK outcomes – When in doubt ask the patient

It’s so pleasing to see that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is increasingly evaluating patient-reported outcomes to assess the validity of a...


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pain related to lateral patella malalignment and focal cartilage overload

It is interesting that many young people with chronic anterior knee pain have either lateral retinacular tightness, distal or...


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...


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...


Friday, October 24, 2014

Unexpected vertebral fractures

Steve (not his real name) presented to the clinic with a recent history of vertebral fractures. He is 68 inches tall, weighs in at 170 lb., with a BMI of 26, and a pain...


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...


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...