Miami Surgeons Offer Laser Cap

Laser caps have enjoyed an undeniable spike in popularity. Over the last decade, a growing body of research has helped ease skepticism over the ability of low level laser therapy (LLLT) products to truly nourish hair follicles. 51 more words

This House Will Bowl You Over

Text of my article in the Vijayawada Tiimes–

Except for the bedrooms, the rest of the house barely has any walls. They have an open mandir where Lord Ganesha reigns supreme and two dining areas. 534 more words

They Might Have Both Made Good Surgeons or “The attention is in the details.”

We were getting a scary lecture on Universal Time Out at work. Not because there had been an ‘Uh oh” in our OR, but something somewhere had happened and our Director did not want it happening here. 301 more words

Chitter Chatter

Thanks to all who read my drunken blogs over the weekend.

For a week I had been suffering a fake flu caused by chemo. As no medication would fix said fake flu, I made a decision to remedy it myself with a few bottles of bubbles and blow me down with a feather, I woke up without a sniffle today! 775 more words


Speedy Medicine

In the days before anesthesia, speed was at least as important as accuracy when doctors were performing surgery. The longer a patient had to endure the pain of being cut open and cut apart, the less likely he or she would survive the procedure. 347 more words


QuickLift® Facelift Procedure Now Available in Philadelphia, PA

Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS is the First Physician in Philadelphia, PA to Offer the QuickLift Procedure.

(PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 1, 2015) – For the first time, women and men in the Philadelphia area now have access to the QuickLift®, a revolutionary mini facelift procedure that tightens sagging skin along the jaw line and chin, offering natural-looking results without the lengthy recovery and costs associated with traditional facelift surgeries. 507 more words


When Should Surgeons Stop Operating?


A program based at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore offers a two-day series of assessments for older surgeons, evaluating “physical and cognitive” function.