Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BLOG: The goblet cell non-controversy

One of the neat things about being on the Rubber Chicken Dinner Circuit of industry-sponsored talks is that you get to hear firsthand what it is that your peers...


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BLOG: Orthopedic business language: The derivation of kappa, part 1

In our education and training as orthopedic surgeons, we spent years learning a vitally important technical language, without which...


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BLOG: The mystery of the motherhood instinct

“Pregnancy changes a woman’s brain.” That was the opener of a New York Time’s article by Pam Belluck, published on December 19,...


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BLOG: OD recommends Adwords over Facebook advertising

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, shares his experience with advertising a frame line using Facebook, indicating that it was unsuccessful.“In...

Infectious disease

Friday, September 16, 2016

Tweets in the time of Zika (or Ebola or cholera)

I was excited by the prospect of restarting my blog after a hiatus. I queried my editor. He wanted me to be topical, but novel — male-to-female...


Thursday, August 18, 2016

BLOG: A three-step approach to contouring the face

The aesthetic ideal of a slim, sculpted face has gained wide acceptance over time. With the popularization of makeup contouring techniques,...


Monday, August 01, 2016

BLOG: A 53-year-old patient with intestinal spirochetosis

Andrew H. Zabolotsky, MD, is a second year gastroenterology and hepatology fellow at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia,...


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Insights into modern era interventional training in structural and congenital heart disease

The field of interventional cardiology has seen a dramatic rise not only in the number of coronary...


Monday, March 28, 2016

BLOG: Cosmetic Pearls from the AAD Annual Meeting: Part II

I always try to look back at my meeting notes because I’m so inundated with information at the time, and I tend to forget what I...

Internal Medicine

Friday, August 07, 2015

BLOG: Taking an integrative approach to treating pelvic pain

Estimates of up to 30 million women and an unknown number of men suffer from chronic pelvic pain in the U.S. alone. There are many...


Monday, May 25, 2015

Opening a new ‘chapter’ on pediatric asthma, allergy and anaphylaxis

Living with allergies can be challenging, especially for children, but if patients follow simple measures they can stay safe and...


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...


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...