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Penn Medicine Physician Interviews
11 minutes | Oct 15, 2021
Lung Transplantation for Connective Tissue Disorders: New International Consensus Statements ...
Maria Crespo MD discusses the new consensus statement on lung transplant for connective tissue disorders. This new international consensus statement highlights the importance of consistency in patient selection, surgical and multi-disciplinary post-transplant management.
10 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Labral Tears at the Penn Hip Preservation Center
Chris Anthony, MD shares how hip labral tears are being addressed by the Penn Hip Preservation program and the importance of early referral for hip preservation evaluation and treatment.
14 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
Penn Medicine's AERD Center
Nithin Adappa, MD and John V Bosso, MD discuss Penn Medicine's AERD Center. They share how the treatment for AERD has evolved, the treatment protocol at Penn Medicine, including surgical and medical management and what a physician should do if they have a patient with suspected AERD.
9 minutes | Sep 16, 2021
Linda Ronis-Kass Au.D and Natalie Watts Au.D explore the field of audiology. They share the types of conductive hearing losses that can be surgically corrected or improved and the latest treatments and newer implantable hearing devices.
12 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Only 5% of Cardiothoracic Surgeons are Female. Meet Dr. Colleen Gaughan: Female Thoracic Surgeon
Colleen Gaughan MD discusses cardiothoracic surgery and The Harron Lung Center at Penn Medicine. She shares the fact that only 5% of cardiothoracic surgeons are female. In this podcast, please meet Dr. Colleen Gaughan: Female Thoracic Surgeon
7 minutes | Aug 18, 2021
Robotic Knee Surgery
Gwo-Chin Lee MD discusses robotic knee surgery. He shares how Penn has designed its new robotic joint replacement program and why Penn has decided now is the right time to add this option to its array of surgeries. He describes the robots they’re using at Penn Orthopaedic Surgery and the advantages for patients and the surgeon.
12 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
Endobronchial Valve Placement for Emphysema/COPD: Breathing Easy Without Major Surgery
Kevin MA MD discusses endobronchial valve placement for emphysema/COPD. He shares this breakthrough treatment and how the specialists at Penn medicine help patients to breathe more easily without major surgery.
13 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Back to the Basics: Fundamentals of Caring for Thoracic Patients
Taine Pechet, MD discusses the fundamentals of thoracic patient care. She shares how getting back to the basics is key to caring for these patients.
12 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
Diagnostic Delay and Misdiagnosis in Interstitial Lung Disease
Namrata Patel MD discusses the implications of diagnostic delay and misdiagnosis in interstitial lung disease. She shares what Penn does differently to help get to a confirmed diagnosis for ILD, the recommendations for timing of referral, and the indications for lung transplant referral in the ILD population
12 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
Complex Hernia Repair at Penn Medicine
Jenny Shao MD discusses complex hernia repair at Penn Medicine. She examines a report calling incisional hernia an epidemic in the US and she tells us about the tool developed by the Penn Hernia Program to predict the risk of incisional hernia. Finally, she shares what can be done to prevent incisional hernia and its recurrence.
14 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Lung Transplantation: How Late Referrals Impact Outcomes
Joshua Diamond MD MSCE discusses the waiting game when it comes to referral for lung transplantation. He shares how late referrals can impact outcomes, the benefits of earlier referral and the recommendations for timing of referral for better outcomes.
12 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Penn Medicine's Multiple Sclerosis Team Approach to Treatment
Dina Jacobs MD discusses Penn Medicine's multiple sclerosis team approach to treatment.
9 minutes | May 21, 2021
Mitral Valve Disease: When to Refer and Indications
Gene Chang MD, PhD discusses mitral valve disease. He shares when it’s appropriate to refer, the clinical indications and the treatment options available at Penn Medicine.
12 minutes | May 18, 2021
Updates in Colorectal Cancer from Penn Medicine
Erica Pettke MD, MPH gives an update on the current guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings. She shares exciting advances in treatment and when it is important to refer to the specialists at Penn Medicine.
9 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
MS and Women's Health at Penn Medicine
Rachel Brandstadter MD discusses MS and women's health at Penn Medicine. She shares what makes women particularly susceptible to the effects of MS and does MS symptom onset occurs in predictable patterns in women. She offers the latest treatments available specifically for women with MS and importantly other health areas women with MS need to pay extra attention to that they may be neglecting.
9 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
When to Refer Heart Failure Patients | Penn Medicine
Penn Medicine’s ventricular assist device (VAD) implant specialists are among the most experienced in the nation. Listen as Joyce Wald DO, FACC discusses heart failure, VAD / TXP and why early referral is so important for these patients.
16 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
The Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease at Penn Medicine
In this panel discussion, Anjali Tiku Owens MD and Sharlene Day MD speak about the interdisciplinary team at the Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease Program at Penn Medicine. They examine the importance of family members being evaluated and how the program identifies those who may be affected. They offer the latest treatment options and research available for patients with inherited cardiac disease in their family-based approach to inherited cardiac care.
11 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Referring an MS Patient | Penn Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Program
Christopher Perrone, MD discusses how and when to refer an MS patient to Penn Medicine. He shares what defines a multiple sclerosis expert and what combination of symptoms in a previously unaffected patient would suggest the need for referral. He focuses on how a PCP can tell the difference between poor compliance and possibly a drug that's waning in efficacy and at what point it is appropriate for a PCP to request a second opinion on a diagnosis for something other than MS if he or she suspects MS is the issue.
11 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
Gender Confirmation Surgery at Penn Medicine
Caroline Cox, MD discusses gender confirmation surgery at Penn Medicine. She shares an overview of the LGBTQ Program and services offered at Penn Medicine
7 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Penn’s New Chair of Neurosurgery Discusses Neurotechnology
Daniel Yoshor, MD, is Penn Medicine’s New Chair of Neurosurgery. Join us as he discusses his research and the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast, he shares the development of a neurotechnology called the bionic eye and whether he thinks the discovery of other sequelae among Covid survivors would evolve over time and possibly have other implications for COVID patients including epilepsy or pituitary adenoma.
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