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2014-07-03 12:01:03

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) national health insurance expansion could result in many more discretionary surgical procedures in the next few years based on how utilization changed after an earlier insurance reform in Massachusetts. Author: Chandy Ellimoottil, M.D., of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and colleagues. Background: The potential effect of the ACA on surgical care is not well known. The authors...

2014-06-30 23:21:31

Larry Schlesinger, M.D. Named to Prestigious Group of Cosmetic Specialists Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 RealSelf.com has awarded its most coveted award, the RealSelf 100, to Dr. Larry Schlesinger of Honolulu, Hawaii. The accolade recipients are selected from a community of over 6,000 specialty physicians based on criteria, which includes patient reviews and consumer feedback. Tom Seery, CEO and Founder of RealSelf, also recognized Dr. Schlesinger as a leading social media influencer...

2014-06-30 23:04:58

Dr. Jay Chun, ANS Neurosurgeon, Keeps Spine Safety Top of Mind for Summer Sports Enthusiasts Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As the summer sports season arrives, so do overachievers in the exercise and sports department. Knowing the right spine safety tips, could prevent you from serious injury. The minute it gets warm, people naturally want to work out and play hard, which could be too much strain on the spine. In fact, according to spine-health.com, up to 20% of all injuries that...

2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel of health care leaders who shared insights into the unique health care issues that rural areas face today, including workforce shortages, quality education and training for the next generation of rural surgeons, and access to trauma care. Speakers at the forum highlighted how the trauma system has evolved...

2014-06-28 13:16:31

University of Utah Health Sciences Study looks at high-risk surgeries in which patients have complications Patients who have post-operative complications following high-risk surgery have a significantly lower risk of being readmitted to the hospital within 30 days if they go see their primary care physician soon following discharge, a new study in JAMA Surgery. The study shows that better coordination of care between surgeons and primary care physicians is important to help reduce...

2014-06-27 23:00:44

Cosmetic Town is presenting the most esteemed cosmetic surgeons in Los Angeles to discuss the most revolutionary new treatments. Doctors will be able to share peer reviewed articles and much more with Cosmetic Town Journal’s optimized site. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Cosmetic Town Journal, a consumer advocate site which provides users with essential information about popular cosmetic treatments, has invited top rated Los Angeles cosmetic surgeons to present original peer...

2014-06-27 16:23:59

Beverly Hills Physicians is proud to note the Southland's unique status as a mecca for plastic surgery for breast augmentation and beauty improvements. LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While breast augmentation gets plenty of attention in the news and display advertising just about everywhere, in Southern California the procedure markets itself naturally. The dedicated team at Beverly Hills Physicians observes that the beautiful bodies seen often in the Southland -...

2014-06-26 23:16:53

Board-certified cosmetic surgeon and founder of North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Anthony Geroulis was named a Top 10 Doc, placing him in the top 1% of the active physicians in the United States, according to Vitals. Northfield, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Board-certified facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony Geroulis has been honored with a Top 10 Doctor Award. This notable accolade distinguishes Dr. Geroulis as among the top 1% of the nearly 900,000 doctors...

2014-06-26 23:15:14

Former President of ASAPS, Dr. Renato Saltz, headed several seminars at the ASAPS Aesthetics Meeting 2014, held in San Francisco, including a cadaver workshop and multiple symposiums on CoolSculpting. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Dr. Renato Saltz, former president of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), recently attended and spoke at this year's ASAPS conference in San Francisco, California. Held at the end of April, the event boasted some of the...

2014-06-26 08:28:53

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because it's possible for bruising to occur after any plastic surgery procedure, Jacob D. Steiger, M.D., Facial Plastic Surgeon, of Boca Raton, Fla., is going the extra mile to help patients recover faster with a value-added procedure: He uses the Excel V laser to eliminate bruising faster than ever before. With the laser, Dr. Steiger is able to expedite the elimination of bruising caused by plastic surgery procedures, injectables and...


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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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