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2014-07-15 08:27:32

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Alexian Brothers Medical Center (ABMC) in Elk Grove Village, Ill., among the top 10 Best Hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126833 "We are honored to have earned this recognition again from U.S. News & World Report," says Mark A. Frey,...

2014-07-10 16:25:14

HERRIMAN, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vascular Access Certification Corporation (VACC) has issued a call to action to hospitals throughout the country to consider encouraging professionals working in the field of vascular access to seek certification. Speaking on behalf of the VACC board of directors, Board President Hudson J. Garrett, Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP, VA- BC(TM), cited Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as an example for hospitals to follow. "The...

2014-07-07 08:28:31

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gummy smile surgeon Dr. Alex Farnoosh offers treatments to correct gummy smiles. Gummy smiles are a common cosmetic concern that can be associated with a variety of factors, including hyperactive lip muscles or an overgrowth of gum tissue. Dr. Farnoosh has specialized in periodontics, or the branch of dentistry concerned with the gums and the supporting structures of the teeth, for more than 25 years. His primary focus is on cosmetic...

2014-07-03 23:06:07

Seattle Met’s annual ‘Top Doc’ list of 2014 this year includes six physicians from Western Washington Medical Group. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Western Washington Medical Group is pleased to announce that six of its doctors have been named to the Seattle Met’s “Top Doc’ list for the year 2014. While Western Washington Medical Group has a broad range of experienced and highly skilled providers, these top six stood out among their peers. Their staff winners include;...

2014-07-03 23:03:50

Leaders and experts from Mount Sinai appear at Aspen Ideas Festival Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Significant findings are being made in medicine, but to support and develop effective new treatments, the United States will need to create innovative new public and fiscal policies, said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, CEO and President of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Dr. Davis discussed his ideas for creating “an ecosystem of innovation,” during the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival...

2014-07-02 08:25:06

Castle Connolly Recognizes Board-Certified Surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine SARASOTA, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher R. Sforzo, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine, was recognized as one of the region's "Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a national healthcare research and information company. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123873 Photo -...

2014-07-01 23:05:21

Regular Registration Deadline to sit for Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) Examinations is August 5, 2014 Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is now taking applications for its Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) examinations, which are scheduled for October 5, 2014, at The Children’s...

2014-07-01 20:22:18

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest issue of Seattle magazine names 36 physicians within the EvergreenHealth network to the publication's annual "Top Doctors" list. Each year, Seattle asks thousands of local physicians to nominate the colleagues they would trust with a loved one's health care via an online, peer-to-peer survey. The 2014 list features 437 providers across 70 specialties. "We are always proud to recognize the contributions our providers make to the health...

2014-06-30 23:22:45

Oncologists come in many different forms. When a litigator requires an oncology expert witness, there are several questions to ask. Mednick Associatesshares the outline of their search process. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Legal cases involving oncology matters are bound to be emotionally straining for both the plaintiff and defendant. Since most people know someone who has battled with cancer, professional opinions on oncology cases can easily stray from objective to subjective. As...

2014-06-30 23:05:10

Dr. Sadegh Namazikhah is a renowned endodontist for the greater Los Angeles area and has opened a new office. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Dr. Sadegh Namzikhah has been practicing endodontics in the greater Los Angeles area for over thirty years. Now, the respected and experienced endodontist is excited to announce the opening of his new office in Encino - Los Angeles. The new office, which is located on Ventura Boulevard in Encino, California, will be open Monday through...


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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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