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2014-02-07 23:04:00

Aspen Advisors' Director of Clinical Informatics, Mark Van Kooy, MD, was among the first to receive board certification in the Clinical Informatics sub-specialty by the American Board of Preventative Medicine. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Aspen Advisors, a U.S.-based healthcare consulting firm, announced today that Aspen Director of Clinical Informatics, Mark Van Kooy, MD, was among the first to receive board certification in the Clinical Informatics sub-specialty by the...

2014-02-06 23:27:55

North Broward Radiologists, a sub-specialty radiology group comprised of American Board of Radiology-Certified Physicians, is joined by breast imaging expert. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Fort Lauderdale-based radiology group North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to welcome Terrence J. Barrett, D.O., to its staff of American Board of Radiology-certified physicians. Dr. Barrett brings a wealth of experience in breast imaging and intervention with him as he joins...

2014-02-05 12:29:00

-Dr. Ben Burris, DDS, MDS Launches Landmark Patients' Rights Initiative to Protect Children, all Dental Consumers- FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the start of National Children's Dental Health Month, held nationwide each February, Dr. Ben Burris, DDS, MDS has introduced a Dental Patients' Bill of Rights outlining key protections that should be afforded to all dental patients by all dental professionals. Burris is a licensed orthodontist who owns the largest...

2014-02-04 11:49:50

Use fell for healthier patients--but rose for 'complex' patients with many other diseases Group Health studied how patients with treated hypertension used outpatient specialty care before, during, and after a primary-care redesign (the patient-centered medical home) was spread system-wide. David T. Liss, PhD, now a research assistant professor in medicine-general internal medicine and geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, led the report in the Journal of...

2014-02-04 08:32:51

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research conducted by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) shows that the nationwide median compensation is $90,000 for PAs who are paid only a salary, and $100,000 when PAs earn a base salary plus a bonus. Across all practice settings and specialties, nearly half (46%) of PAs report receiving bonuses on top of their base salary. Bonuses are largely determined by performance outcomes such as productivity and...

2014-01-31 23:27:53

After a report from the New York Times singled out dermatology as a medical specialty that benefits from high patient costs, Dr. Mitchel Goldman of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery responded to the article’s claims. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 In a recent article in the New York Times about the rise in patient costs for medical specialists, dermatologists were singled out as physicians who charged a high amount for treatments due to the specialized nature of...

2014-01-31 23:00:55

Dr. Armen Chalian traveled to Armenia to assist in pediatric reconstructive surgeries. Orange, Calif (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Allied Anesthesia physician Dr. Armen Chalian recently returned from Armenia where he volunteered to provide anesthesia services for pediatric reconstructive surgeries that for some children were life-changing. Chalian was part of a 17-member team of doctors and nurses from across the country on the 10-day medical mission sponsored by Plastics Foundation of Orange...

2014-01-31 16:23:44

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, PA, the premier urology practice in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region, introduces Chesapeake Urology for Kids, a comprehensive program to treat urologic conditions in children from pre-natal to 18 years of age. This new division is being led by Robert Mevorach, MD, a fellowship trained pediatric urologist. An office exclusively for pediatric patients is now open at 25 Crossroads Drive in Owings Mills,...

2014-01-29 23:33:17

Prestigious retreat at John’s Hopkins inspires more than just a new vision for patient protection procedures. Sparta, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The staff at Specialty Surgical Center recently completed a prestigious safety training retreat through the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety at Johns Hopkins University. Specialty Surgical Center plans to make modern changes to their current patient safety protocols by looking at ‘the Science of Safety’. Their surgeons are...

2014-01-29 08:28:58

AAFPRS Survey Shows Changing Attitudes on Turning 50 WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With beauty icons and powerhouses like Michelle Obama and Barbie® turning 50 this year, now is the perfect time to reassess how we think and feel about that big birthday. Previously dreaded as a precursor of sagging, wrinkles and hair loss ahead, the newest bunch of celebrities to become quinquagenarians are defying what it means to be a traditional 50 year old. The general consensus is...


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General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

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