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Tuesday Cook, MD, FACS, FASMBS, General - Bariatric Surgeon with Maryland Bariatrics

(MENAFN - IssueWire) New York City, May 17, 2019 ( Issuewire.com )-Dr. Tuesday F. A. Cook is a board certified, fellowship-trained, Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon who has been in ...

Source: MENAFN
Published: 18 May 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital surgeon charged in drunken hit-and-run crash

GOOD EVENING. >> GOOD EVENING. YES, ONE MAN AND TWO WOMEN WERE HIT, ALL THREE FRIENDS. THEY WENT TO THE HOSPITAL WITH LEG AND ARM INJURIES. IN FACT, ONE WENT TO THE SAME HOSPITAL WHERE THE DOCTOR WORKS. DR. MICHAEL WATKINS STOOD IN COURT ON CHARGES OF ...

Source: WCVB Channel 5 Boston
Published: 14 May 2019

'I’m The Surgeon General’s Wife—And I’ve Had Skin Cancer Twice'

As a mom of a newborn and two very active toddler boys, cancer was the absolute last thing on my mind when I went in for my postpartum checkup that day in 2009. In fact, it was so far out of the realm of possibility that, even though I had noticed the new ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 14 May 2019

GMCH becomes 1st in Vid to start MCh course in paediatric surgery

“About 30-40% of these patients require surgical inputs. Presently, they are being looked after by doctors in the general surgery wing. After this course, we will get dedicated staff and ...

Source: Indiatimes
Published: 18 May 2019

Mass. General Hospital Surgeon Charged With Drunk Driving In Boston Hit And Run

BOSTON (CBS) — A surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital is accused of driving drunk when he struck three people with his car Friday night. Michael Watkins was arraigned in Boston Municipal ...

Source: CBS Local
Published: 14 May 2019

Massachusetts General Hospital surgeon Michael Watkins charged with drunken driving after allegedly hitting pedestrians

The 64-year-old Roxbury man who allegedly struck three pedestrians in Boston while driving drunk Friday night has been identified as a surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. Michael Watkins was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court Tuesday and released ...

Source: MassLive
Published: 14 May 2019

Mass. General surgeon charged with driving drunk, striking pedestrians

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have charged a prominent Massachusetts doctor with driving drunk, striking three pedestrians in a crosswalk and then leaving the scene. Dr. Michael Watkins, a vascular surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, was released on $ ...

Source: Boston.com
Published: 15 May 2019

How Tiger Woods Won the Back Surgery Lottery

Dr. Steven Hughes, a spine surgeon in general practice in Northern Virginia, says careful patient selection for fusion surgery is crucial. He offers back surgery to only two or three of the 100 to 120 patients a week who come to him with back pain.

Source: The New York Times
Published: 16 May 2019

State surgeon general says she’s hearing Fresno’s health challenges — and taking notes

California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talks about her appointment by the governor and the challenges facing the health community in Fresno while visiting on her statewide listening tour. By California’s new surgeon general Dr. Nadine Burke ...

Source: The Fresno Bee
Published: 08 May 2019

Jury awards $30 million in medical malpractice suit against surgeon & DCH

"First, he was an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet. Then, he was left to die in an emergency room because the general surgeon who was at the hospital and called to provide the life-saving surgery he needed, never showed up." Sledge died two ...

Source: The Tuscaloosa News
Published: 16 May 2019

Navy Surgeon General Posthumously Honors Cmdr. Erin M. Simmons as the 2019 Navy Hero of Military Medicine Award Recipient

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) – Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, honored Cmdr. Erin M. Simmons as she posthumously received the 2019 Navy Hero of Military Medicine Award at the Heroes of Military ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 10 May 2019

Mass. General Hospital Surgeon Accused Of Deliberating Speeding Up Before Hitting 3 People

Michael Watkins was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court Tuesday and released on $1500 cash bail. WBZ-TV's Paul Burton reports.

Source: CBS Local
Published: 14 May 2019

Increase in Breast Reduction Surgery Highlights Health Benefits of Plastic Surgery, says Dr. Michael Jazayeri

Orange County-based board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael A. Jazayeri says the association the general public has with plastic surgery has evolved over the years to now include positive and ...

Source: Business Insider
Published: 17 May 2019

Surgeon General highlights need for opioid addiction treatment

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (FOX 9) - The U.S. Surgeon General visited the Twin Cities to meet with people who have battled opioid addictions. Among them is Mike Heuerman, a guy who seemed to have it all. He was a star football player at Notre Dame, but injuries took ...

Source: Fox 9
Published: 09 May 2019

Artificial Intelligence May Lead to Better Outcomes After Joint Surgery

For patients considering surgery, perhaps even more important ... four patient reported outcome measure (PROM) scores: one for general physical health score, one for general mental health ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 16 May 2019

Mass. General surgeon arraigned in connection with alleged hit-and-run DUI crash that injured 3

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Mass. General Hospital surgeon was arraigned on a drunken driving charge Tuesday in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Boston Friday night that left three pedestrians injured.

Source: WHDH
Published: 14 May 2019

Advancements in general surgery

There have been several advancements in the field of general surgery in recent years, with one of the most exciting being the improvements in robotic surgery. Often, robotic surgery means a quicker recovery time and less pain for the patient. Q. What are ...

Source: Midland Daily News
Published: 06 May 2019

A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti and Social Media Posts

The Manhattan plastic surgeon, Dr. Lara Devgan ... “It’s incredibly problematic, because health care providers in general are considered very trustworthy,” Ms. Patten said. “And especially by their followers, who are looking for their expertise.”

Source: The New York Times
Published: 16 May 2019

California’s new surgeon general talks about her job and her visit to Fresno

California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talks about her appointment by the governor and the challenges facing the health community in Fresno while visiting on her statewide listening tour. Real-time updates and all local stories you want right ...

Source: The Fresno Bee
Published: 07 May 2019

White Sox General Manager Announces Carlos Rodon Will Undergo Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery

Hahn hopes Rodon could return for the second half of next season. Secretary Of State Jesse White Plans Legislation To Regulate Body Donation In IllinoisSecretary of State Jesse White has seen CBS ...

Source: CBS Local
Published: 14 May 2019

Mass. General surgeon arraigned in connection with hit-and-run DUI crash that injured 3 pedestrians

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Mass. General Hospital surgeon was arraigned on a drunken driving charge Tuesday in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Boston Friday night that left three pedestrians injured.

Source: WHDH
Published: 14 May 2019

Surgeon Launches Exploratory Committee

"Gross is the son of the late Avrum Gross, Alaska’s attorney general ... in the 1970s. ... He has practiced as an orthopedic surgeon in Juneau and Petersburg since 1994." Gross will formally announce "an exploratory committee on Tuesday in Petersburg.

Source: National Journal
Published: 16 May 2019

Mother donates kidney to son but surgery goes bad, family now need GHC 270 a week to keep boy alive

Mother and son are now calling on all members of the general public to help with what they can. It is the wish of YEN.com.gh that the help that is needed comes for Donkor and her son so as to save the young man's life.

Source: Yen on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2019

QE Hospital surgeon in stab threat as yobs shout 'We'll kill you!' in £30k Edgbaston car robbery

The Three Stooges: Most unlikely enemy Hitler faced in 1940 Early general election could ‘kill’ Brexit ... had only had his seven-seater Skoda for six months. The surgeon, famed for taking a tumour out of a 64-year-old woman's nose in episode two ...

Source: Birmingham Mail on MSN.com
Published: 17 May 2019

Benefits of Top FaceTite Services in Comparison to Traditional Cosmetic Surgery

In general, a FaceTite procedure takes between 60 and 90 minutes ... Luckily, FaceTite is minimally invasive, and you will not need as much recovery time as a traditional surgery would. Only a few days are required to recover from the procedure, and ...

Source: TG Daily
Published: 17 May 2019

The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital Appoints New Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Antonio Laudito, MD, is appointed to the position of Medical Director of The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital. Dr. Laudito is an award winning cardiothoracic surgeon. Throughout ...

Source: Miami's Community Newspapers
Published: 09 May 2019

4 things to know about general surgeon workload, workplace challenges

General surgeons said the most challenging aspect of their job was dealing with many rules and regulations, according to Medscape's 2019 general surgeon compensation report. Four report details: 1. Fifty-four percent of surgeons don't use either physician ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 14 May 2019

Surgeon General Visits South L.A. School as Part of Statewide Listening Tour

California Surgeon General, Nadine Burke Harris visited Locke Early Education Center April 30, to help staff and students there celebrated Dias de Los Ninos (Day of the Children) and to also talk ...

Source: Los Angeles Sentinel
Published: 09 May 2019

Plastic Surgeon Seeks Millions Over Alleged Laser Machine Thermal Burns

A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and a Reseda woman who suffered ... About 200 plastic surgeons work in the same general area as Linder and none had purchased the device, Brown said.

Source: MyNewsLA
Published: 18 May 2019

Omitting Blue Dye Prior to Mohs Surgery for Melanoma: Is it Safe?

Use of blue dye injection during sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) prior to Mohs surgery for malignant melanoma in the ... it may also enable SLNB under local instead of general anesthesia, which is safer and reduces time and costs,” wrote researcher ...

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 17 May 2019