Orthopedics

Monday, July 24, 2017

BLOG: To resurface the patella or unload it

John P. Fulkerson Many alternatives for articular resurfacing, such as cell-based, metal/plastic, osteochondral allograft, autologous transplant, etc.,...

Ophthalmology

Monday, July 24, 2017

BLOG: Timing is ... what?

The landscape is littered with the carcasses of doctor-patient relationships that didn’t survive a post-LASIK dry eye “surprise.” I have been beating the...

Optometry

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

BLOG: The quest for artificial intelligence-driven EHR

Many physicians are frustrated by the requirement to document their quality of care through the new MACRA and MIPs quality of care rules from...

Endocrinology

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

BLOG: Until the last breath

This blog was very hard to write. The blog title may ring a bell to dedicated Yanni’s fans, as the title is derived from one of Yanni’s songs, “Until the...

Psychiatry

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BLOG: LAI antipsychotics as first-line treatment for schizophrenia

Long-acting injectable antipsychotics are among the most effective treatments in psychiatry, yet they continue to be underutilized in...

Dermatology

Monday, March 20, 2017

BLOG: Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, shares cosmetic pearls from AAD 2017

I just attended the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, and, as in every meeting, heard a lot of...

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...

Aesthetics

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,...

Gastroenterology

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,...

Cardiology

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...

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...

Pediatrics

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...

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...

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...

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