It may seem impossible for doctors to achieve that balance when their careers demand so much of their time and mental and emotional strength. But Dr. Wallace’s fascinating story about the world of obstetric anesthesiology will guide doctors towards that much-coveted balance.
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Gynecology and Women’s Health: Dr. Rachel Spieldoch Shares What You Need to Know About It
The practice of gynecology and women’s health is highly personal for many women. It covers menstrual cycles, pregnancy, childbirth, gynecological cancers and treatments for gynecological issues. For many women, these are subjects they don’t easily share with their partners or even their doctors. As a physician specializing in gynecology and women’s health (and someone who truly understands it all), Dr. Rachel Spieldoch shared her knowledge and insights with Top Doctor Magazine on what to do if you’re feeling worried about any of these subjects.
The Emerging Field of Regenerative Medicine by Dr. Ian White
Regenerative medicine is the fastest growing and most dynamic field to evolve out of the contemporary allopathic method of medicine. The current trajectory of medical evolution is unprecedented in our history and regenerative medicine is the driving influence guiding our advancements. But what is regenerative medicine?
A Holistic Approach to Dentistry: An Interview with Dr. Yasmin N. Chebbi
Dr. Yasmin N. Chebbi, DMD, FAGD, D-ABDSM, practices dentistry at The Flossery in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is an alumna of Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where she learned that thorough dental care means considering the total body. She carried this philosophy into her practice.
Inspire, Elevate, Uplift: An Interview with Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD
By drawing inspiration from within and from others, Dr. Alyx Porter Umphrey, MD, found success in a medical field in which being a black woman is rare. She then paid it forward, creating an organization with her husband, Dr. Gregory Umphrey, that supports minority medical students.
Dr. Porter Umphrey is a neurologist with the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. She specializes in neuro-oncology, focusing on tumors of the brain and spinal cord, brain metastases and neurological complications of cancer with its treatment.
Giving Back and Moving Forward: A Life of Service with Dr. Gregory Umphrey
Some people dedicate themselves to a life of service. They choose careers and opportunities to provide services that improve and often save the lives of others. Dr. Gregory Umphrey, M.D., is one of those people. Between his medical career and ElevateMeD, a nonprofit organization he and his wife founded to help medical students, he has made life better for many.
“Everyone Is an Artist” – An Interview with Dr. Anjali Rajpal
Everyone is an artist, the German art theorist Joseph Beuys famously once said, attempting to encapsulate the deep meaning of art and its creator in the fewest words possible. And the message behind this quote still eludes many of its readers. Some of us identify true art in a sculpture or a painting. Others, in being a good manager, or even a good parent.
Exploring the Ethics of Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Rathna Nuti
There are many ethical considerations surrounding regenerative medicine, but it is a promising solution for conditions once considered untreatable or fatal. Dr. Rathna Nuti is here to let us in on her latest practice on regenerative medicine, with its underlying ethics, procedures and treatments.
Finding the Fountain of Youth – Advances in Cosmetic Dermatology with Dr. Patrick Bitter Jr.
Dr. Bitter Jr. enlightens us on IPL (i.e., Intense Pulsed Light) and BBL (i.e., BroadBand Light), the two cosmetic therapies improved and perfected by himself, and helps us understand the benefits of preventative cosmetic treatments.
One Person Helping Others: An Interview with Dr. George Soliman, M.D.
Healing takes more than procedures, techniques and medications. True healing means giving attention to the whole patient. Dr. George Soliman, M.D., views his career as one person helping other people improve their lives.
Passion for Curing Blindness: An Interview with Dr. Albert Wu
Top Doctor Magazine had the honor of listening to Dr. Wu and learning about the exciting discoveries that he and his research team at Stanford University have made regarding healing eyes as well as how COVID-19 has affected this process.
Engineering Medicine: Building Solutions with Dr. Derek Sakata, MD
If you have the rare privilege of mastering two disciplines, you are in a unique position to use one field to benefit the other. With a capable, creative team, Dr. Derek J. Sakata, M.D., made use of his dual knowledge bases to develop medical devices that improve patient care.
Taking the Proactive Approach to Healthcare with Tim Spooner
In his interview with Top Doctor Magazine, Tim Spooner discusses his solutions to this problem and how he is disrupting the current healthcare model with his company, Proactive MSD.
Tara Rajendran: Could An Ancient Instrument in Combination with Modern Medicine Hold the Secrets to Healing?
Tara could see and empathically feel that her beloved maternal grandmother’s body was ravaged with anxiety and pain from cancer. At this time, the only comfort to her grandmother was the beautiful, soothing Indian classical music compositions that played bedside through a simple red tape recorder.
Ushering in Natural Medicine: An Interview with Charlie Piermarini
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Dr. Kinder Fayssoux introduces: A Better Way to Health, Happiness, and Longevity
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Kian Karimi Spotlight
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How Personalized Medicine Will Revolutionize Future Health Care Markets
Technology has been rapidly reshaping the healthcare market for decades, but lately it’s become clear that the era of one-size-fits-all medicine is...
Augmented Reality and Medicine
The future is now, thanks to science! As our technology advances and our digital world continues to develop, the line between the real world and the digital becomes increasingly blurred. One example of this blurring is augmented reality (AR). Through augmented reality, we can put parts of our digital world on top of our physical one. Typically, we think about augmented reality’s implications for entertainment, shopping experiences and social media. But beyond those industries, AR could completely reimagine how we experience and receive medical care.
The Impact of the Medical Metaverse on Patients and Physicians
The medical metaverse is not a small pocket of technology with a handful of applications in the medical space but the future of healthcare provision. Like the internet, the medical metaverse is likely already available in your clinic or home. The only thing you need to do is access it.
The Medical Metaverse: Useful Data and Simulations for Medicine in the Palm of Your Hand
Augmented reality and the metaverse is no longer just for video games and social media. These two technologies are being applied to the medical field to completely revise how patients and providers interact with and experience medicine. This new ‘medical metaverse’ will deliver an immense amount of valuable data into the palm of your hand!
The Emerging Field of Regenerative Medicine: Part 2, Extracellular Vesicles, Exosomes and Signaling
In part two, I aim to bring transparency to the subject of exosomes, extracellular vesicles, nanoparticles and signaling modalities currently being utilized in regenerative medicine as an alternative to cellular therapy.
Doctor-Patient Relationships and the Practice of Neurology: An Interview with Dr. Andrea Abousamra
Dr. Abousamra is a neurologist at the Michigan Institute for Neurologic Disorders (MIND), where her work focuses on headaches, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia. MIND is a premier provider of neurological care for diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system.
Holistic Healing through Complementary Medicine: An Interview with Dr. John P. Salerno, DO
Dr. John P. Salerno, DO, is an innovator in the practice of complementary medicine. In his practice, the Salerno Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City, he provides his patients with holistic therapies and techniques that, along with their traditional medical treatments, speed their recovery. His medical approach treats the whole person—mind, body and spirit—not just a list of symptoms.
Worth 1,000 Words: The Art of Aesthetic Medicine with Dr. Barry DiBernardo, MD
“Everyone wanted to be retouched. Adults didn’t want to look the way they looked. I became interested in how people wanted to be changed,” Dr. DiBernardo explained. In about 1,000 words, we’re going to create for you a picture of Dr. DiBernardo and how he unites science and art through his medical aesthetics practice.