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2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...

2014-07-25 23:04:43

Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, Invited to Join Exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has been invited to join the exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board, comprised of only eight of the country's leading facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Dr. Clevens recently traveled to Las Vegas where this exclusive Advisory Board...

2014-07-25 08:26:19

PHOENIX, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christy Dental Care offers comprehensive dental services for Phoenix residents. Dr. Han Christy, Phoenix dentist, founded his office to provide patients with everything from preventative treatments to restorative dentistry and every dental treatment in between. They offer an extensive selection of dental treatments and procedures using only the latest proven methods and advanced dental technology. Dr. Christy, Phoenix dental implants dentist,...

2014-07-23 23:28:39

When it comes to evaluating and treating skin cancer, the public overwhelmingly prefers dermatologists over other health care providers, says a just-published study in Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dermatologists are overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider for evaluating and treating skin cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Dermatologic Surgery. The journal is the official publication for American Society for...

2014-07-23 23:02:49

Seven TexPTS Therapists Receive Board Certification in June 2014 Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that seven physical therapists from their Westlake, Westgate, Liberty Hill, Parmer, Balcones, and Georgetown clinics have received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) this June. Adriana Juarez, PT, DPT, OCS, Tony Lauretta, PT, DPT, OCS,...

2014-07-21 16:26:09

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being hospitalized for a medical procedure can be a stressful event but for many patients the financial burden of unexpected costs associated with care can add undue stress. To better educate patients, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy advocating hospitals and other sites of medical services to provide patients in advance of scheduled procedures an estimate of all costs involved in their care,...

2014-07-21 16:26:06

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a September 2013 survey released by Makovsky Health and Kelton, the average American spends about 52 hours each year on the Internet looking up health information. While medical websites with symptom-checker tools-- such as WebMD, Isabel Symptom Checker and EverydayHealth-- can provide valuable health information to patients, they should not be used as a replacement for a visit to the physician. Members of the American...

2014-07-19 23:03:08

Governance of American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. is set for 2014-15. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. ® (AAPS) has announced its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Leaders were elected and installed at the recent AAPS House of Delegates & Annual Meeting. The list of 2014-15 AAPS Board Members follows: Executive Committee: Kenneth M. Flowe, M.D., FAAEP, MBA, President Martin E. Thornton, D.O., President-Elect...

2014-07-18 23:01:26

Allied Anesthesia Physician Encourages Others to Be Engaged and Get Involved Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Dr. Paul Yost, an Allied Anesthesia physician, has been elected as president of the 3,000-member California Society of Anesthesiologists. Yost enters into the office with a vow to listen and learn from his colleagues. “I hope that by doing so I can encourage others to engage politically with the CSA or other organizations in a manner that is as meaningful to them as it is to...

2014-07-18 23:00:44

Dr. Bonnie Alexander joins the team. Anderson, SC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Anderson Pediatric Dentistry is pleased to introduce the newest addition to their team. Dr. Bonnie Alexander is the new doctor at the practice. With her contributions, Anderson Pediatric Dentistry will be able to expand their office hours to better serve Anderson and the surrounding communities. Dr. Alexander grew up in Walhalla, SC and attended the College of Charleston, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science...


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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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