March 15, 2023
More than 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, this cancer is often very treatable in cancer centers ...
November 14, 2017
While bladder cancer doesn’t get as much press as colon or lung cancer, it’s the fourth-most common type of cancer among men. I see about 10 to 20 new patients each month who are dia...
November 13, 2017
For many people, a blister or ingrown toenail would be a minor nuisance, painful for a few days, but then it would heal and disappear. But for people with diabetes, common foot problems can become ser...
November 03, 2017
For years, patients with angina (chest pain) caused by blockages in the arteries have been treated with medications. When medications alone aren’t enough, cardiologists have turned to stents—small mes...
November 02, 2017
An old saying goes, "The eyes are the window to the soul." Though my work as an oculoplastic surgeon (a doctor who specializes in surgery on structures around the eyes) doesn't qualify me to make that...
October 31, 2017
By Melanie Powell, MD, Fellow for Quality & SafetyMedStar Institute for Quality & Safety Imagine starting a new job. You immediately feel slightly stressed, right? Regardless of how adequately...
October 23, 2017
In most of the podiatric, or foot care, patients I see, families are very supportive, and I love that. Painful foot conditions such as bunions often affect the patient’s mobility, quality ...