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If you're looking for a surgeon to remove your gallbladder, you could log into ProPublica's Surgeon Scorecard. The online doctor rating tool provides nationwide rankings for surgeons who conduct eight elective procedures, such as knee replacements and prostate removals. The website looks clean and is ...
After crossing the 95 percent threshold in Vexim, Stryker plans to file a public buy-out offer followed by a squeeze-out for outstanding Vexim shares. Stryker first acquired 92 percent of Vexim's share capital and 91 percent of the company's voting rights from November to December 2017. Later in December ...

"We're going to have a shortage in surgeons," said Dr. Ross. That is the reason why looping students like Mica Jadick into the conversation before they are set on a career path may help solve the problem. "At first I thought I wanted to be an astronaut," said Jadick. The Hillsborough County high school ...
Raiders' TJ Carrie spreads joy, reunites with Stanford surgeon who changed his life. email ... On this Valentine's Day, Bay Area native and Oakland Raiders cornerback, T.J. Carrie, reunited with the pediatric cardio-thoracic surgeon who performed open heart surgery on him on February 14, 2006.
The nation's top doctor offered advice for lawmakers Wednesday on how to help support long-term recovery for people with an addiction, as Congress examines how to curb the opioid epidemic plaguing the country. Connecting people with support services, such as food and housing, pays off, surgeon ...
Sometimes that's for insurance reasons, and sometimes it's because there just aren't enough surgeons to go around. For this week's episode, we talk ... Dr. Jess Ting is a gender-reassignment surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital's Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery. He's also working to train a new ...
Bill Paxton's family is blaming the hospital and doctor who operated on him last year for his untimely death. The Big Love star's family and estate has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against surgeon Ali Khoynezhad and the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to court documents first obtained by the Fort ...
February is Heart Health Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women and there are some risk factors involved. Gabrielle Dawkins sits down with Allison Burkett, a vascular surgeon, who has a wake-up call for many people.
Orthopaedic surgeon Didi Omiyi, MD, of Bonutti Clinic was recently elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic surgeons (FAAOS). The American ... The group provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The AAOS also ...
One of the main reasons Melanie's still alive, is the skill of the surgeons at the Mid-South's only level one trauma center. "There's a whole team of people here. We descend upon the patient, and it looks like organized chaos," said Dr. Martin Croce, Head Trauma surgeon at Regional One. Dr. Croce is one of ...
Dr Bander Aithan, a consultant plastic surgeon at Bella Roma, said that "before any plastic surgery procedure it is important to ensure that your doctor is a board certified plastic surgeon licensed with the DHA". "Secondly, people should be aware that plastic surgery is a field that has several subspecialties ...
A surgeon who lied to an NHS interview panel to land a £84,000-a-year job is due to be sentenced on Monday. Sudip Sarker was convicted of fraud at Worcester Crown Court last week after claiming to have performed 51 keyhole colectomy operations alone - when the true figure was no more than six.
The Imperial team used the technology to overlay images of CT scans - including the position of bones and key blood vessels - onto each patient's leg, in effect enabling the surgeon to 'see through' the limb during surgery. According to the team trialling the technology, the approach can help surgeons ...
A surgeon who was fired from the Eugene clinic of the Roseburg veterans Affairs Medical Center said outgoing Director Doug Paxton was still retaliating against him in January, after VA investigators interviewed hundreds of VA employees about whistle-blower retaliation. Paxton stepped down this week.

A surgeon lied about the number of ops he had done to land a £100,000-a-year top job at a hospital. Sudip Sarker, 48, boasted he had performed ... The colon surgeon, of Broadstairs, Kent, denied fraud, claiming he misunderstood the inverview question. Alexandra Hospital in Redditch offered him the ...
"I think it should not be done in a patient that doesn't need it," said Milanese plastic surgeon Massimiliano Brambilla, who specializes in genital procedures. "Most of the substances that are used to whiten … are quite aggressive. Whitening is one of those things that I am very careful of." A Bangkok clinic ...
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and surgeon-writer-physician Dr. Atul Gawande explain how medical knowledge is making impacts on health care. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others announced plans to put $180 million in efforts to eradicate malaria.
Stephen Duncan, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Lexington-based University of Kentucky, was selected for the prestigious John N. Insall Traveling Fellowship. ... Milwaukee-based orthopedic surgeon and philanthropist Michael Kubly, MD, passed away on Jan.
A surgeon has been convicted of fraud after lying about the number of operations he had carried out to get a lucrative job. Sudip Sarker told interviewers in 2011 he had conducted 85 keyhole procedures, 51 of them solo - the true figure was just six. He was appointed to a £74,000 job at the Alexandra hospital in Redditch, ...
Overlaying three-dimensional holograms on its wearer's view of the real world, Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality headset has allowed users to do everything from reading emotions (sort of) to taking a virtual tour of Mars. More recently, it's also been used to guide British doctors performing lower limb ...
Just ahead of National women physicians Day on February 3, STS celebrates two of its member surgeons, Drs. Mara Antonoff and Leah Backhus, and their story of balancing the tough job of being mothers and their "day jobs" as cardiothoracic surgeons. Drs. Antonoff and Backhus believe that "carrying ...
... surgeons, who stood to financially benefit from Dr. Day's absence," Dr. Day's attorney wrote in the lawsuit. The lawsuit claims Dr. Jebson, who began leading the orthopedic department about a year earlier, "did not like ideas, criticism or respectful opposition from Dr. Day, who was the lone female surgeon ...
The Imperial team used the technology to overlay images of CT scans -- including the position of bones and key blood vessels -- onto each patient's leg, in effect enabling the surgeon to 'see through' the limb during surgery. According to the team trialling the technology, the approach can help surgeons ...
AR let surgeons find the vessels by putting the scans over the patient's body during the operation. "The application of AR technology in the operating theater has some really exciting possibilities," Jon Simmons, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Imperial College, said in the statement. "It could help to ...
"In this instance, SHMG used a sham peer review procedure to further the agenda of (Dr. Peter Jebson, department chief) and one or two other surgeons, who stood to financially benefit from Dr. Day's absence, in order to unlawfully push Dr. Day out of practice at SHMG and at SHH (Spectrum Health ...
MAYWOOD, IL - Paul Prinz, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon who treats a range of orthopaedic conditions, has joined Loyola Medicine. As a general orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Prinz treats conditions including adult and pediatric fractures, rotator cuff injuries, knee injuries and sports injuries. He also performs hip ...
At least 932 people in Massachusetts died from an opioid-related overdose in the first nine months of 2017, according to a report by the Massachusetts Department of public health. In light of the ongoing opioid epidemic, Boston University's school of Public Health hosted a discussion with U.S. surgeon ...
Dr. Alice police is the newly-appointed Northwell Health breast cancer surgeon at Phelps hospital in Sleepy Hollow and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco. ... Dr. police is among the finest breast surgeons in the nation and we are fortunate to have her join our team here at Northwell.".
The opioid epidemic is U.S. surgeon General Jerome Adams' top priority and his position's bully pulpit is his most potent weapon to effect change. Because of that, Adams has publicly shared his own family's struggle with addiction, which includes a brother who has been jailed as he fights substance abuse ...
Tamale, Jan. 25, GNA - Dr Petit Amenuveve Kpe an Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon formerly of the Tamale Teaching hospital has challenged media reports alleging that he extorted money from a patient he attended to when he worked with the hospital. Dr Kpe who was on attachment at the hospital ...
surgeons of a top London hospital left a pair of 9inch forceps inside a patient during an op which were only discovered 10 days later when she began feeling pain. The patient had been undergoing an extensive gynaecological operation that involved the removal of her spleen when the blunder took ...
Dr. Alice police is the newly-appointed Northwell Health breast cancer surgeon at Phelps hospital in Sleepy Hollow and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco. ... Dr. police is among the finest breast surgeons in the nation and we are fortunate to have her join our team here at Northwell.".
Loneliness is a deadly epidemic, but there are treatments, the former surgeon general of the United States said Wednesday: finding real, face-to-face connections with people we love. "It's worth considering carving time out in your day to be with people, without your phone," Vivek Murthy, who served under ...
To further provide Hampton County residents access to quality medical care close to home, Hampton Regional Medical Center (HRMC) recently hired well-respected Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Elvington, Jr. HRMC medical professionals are thrilled by Dr. Elvington's ability to provide ...
When pediatric surgeon Allan Goldstein entered the operating room to separate conjoined twins, he did so with the knowledge that one would have to die in order to save the other. He recalls the .... For the operation we put together a team of around 50 surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and technicians.
According to police, a 51-year-old nurse was choked by a Long Island surgeon on Monday at Nassau University Medical Center for not following his patient care order. The weight loss surgeon, Venkatesh Sashthakonar, allegedly fled the scene but was later arrested. The complaint alleges the surgeon, 44, ...
They recently added an oral surgeon who started at the dental center two weeks ago. Without insurance, extractions can cost anywhere from hundreds to even thousands of dollars. Dr. Link says helping remove their wisdom and damaged teeth is a goal of his to make sure his patients leave his office ...
Arlington Heights, IL -- Nearly 80 percent of plastic surgeons experience work-related musculoskeletal issues or injuries, according to the results of a recently conducted survey of practitioners. Researchers examined questionnaire responses from 865 plastic surgeons. Analysis found that 79.5 percent of ...
A Frenchwoman is suing a surgeon after she "gave birth" to a latex glove and five compresses which he allegedly "forgot" in her womb during an operation. The 48-year-old woman, who has not been named, was operated on at a private clinic in Marseille, southern France, after doctors carried out an ...
A Long Island surgeon has been arrested for attacking a nurse at Nassau University Medical Center. police say Venkatesh Sasthakonar, ... The surgeon then left the hospital in East Meadow, but returned several hours later and was taken into police custody. Police say it happened on Monday after the two ...
Niigata - For more than 13 years since the October 2004 Niigata-Chuetsu earthquake, Kazuhiko Hanzawa, a vascular surgeon at Niigata University Medical & Dental hospital, has been conducting free checks for deep vein thrombosis (DVT), commonly known as economy-class syndrome, in quake-hit ...
AUGUSTA -- Lewiston oral surgeon Jan Kippax is not off the hook yet. Though the Maine Board of Dental Practice determined last month that the longtime dentist had not violated professional standards of care in his treatment of five patients who filed complaints, the board is leaving the door open to ...
Dr. Gordon Troy Birk, M.D., has joined Jefferson Regional Medical Center's team of orthopaedic surgeons at South Arkansas Orthopaedic Center. Birk earned his medical degree from the University of Utah at Salt Lake City. He then completed his orthopaedic surgery residency and sports medicine ...
NUMC surgeon tried to strangle nurse, Nassau police say. A surgeon at East Meadow hospital became angry and attacked co-worker after she gave one of his patients medication at the wrong time, officials say. Venkatesh Sasthakonar, a surgeon at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, faces ...
A Long Island surgeon has been arrested on charges of assaulting a nurse at Nassau University Medical Center. police say Venkatesh Sasthakonar of Albertson had a disagreement with the 51-year-old female nurse on Monday afternoon. He allegedly approached her from behind and wrapped an elastic ...
Shafi Ahmed is, by some measures, the world's most-watched surgeon--and now he thinks he can use VR to make medical training more accessible. The streaming surgeon: Last year, Ahmed used Snap's Spectacles to walk viewers through a hernia operation. Millions of people have viewed broadcasts of his procedures ...
It's a luxury footwear company that makes shoes focused on comfort and designed by an orthopedic surgeon turned designer for "women who think on their feet." I'd never heard of it before, and was surprised to find it available at a big retailer like Nordstrom. There are a few reasons these shoes might be more comfortable ...


 

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