Monday, May 02, 2016

BLOG: Two cases of Diphyllobothrium latum infection in immunocompetent hosts

Joseph J. Yoo, MD, is currently an internal medicine resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He completed...


Friday, April 29, 2016

BLOG: Taking a broader view

April is a transition month. As a long-term resident of the Northeast, the changes that take place around me in April are astounding. The grass turns from a dull greyish...


Thursday, April 28, 2016

BLOG: Moving away from the surface

As an avowed ocular surface guy (some would say ocular surface obsessed), it’s odd to find that some of the most interesting stuff going on when it comes to...


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, April 25, 2016

BLOG: Arthroscopic suture fixation of a tibial spine avulsion in a pediatric patient

Tibial spine (intercondylar eminence) fractures occur most frequently in the pediatric and early adolescent age...


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...


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BLOG: Submental liposuction is a powerful technique for sculpting the lower face

The young, slim face has a characteristic "inverted cone of youth" — a triangular shape like that is narrow at...

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...


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 ...