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November 23, 2020
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Causes and How to Ease the Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of Americans every year. But what exactly is it? And how is it treated?
November 2, 2020
Cross-Country Flight During COVID-19, and Great Surgical Results
Minimally invasive HoLEP procedure, considered the gold-standard surgery for enlarged prostate, is unavailable in California. So, despite the pandemic, John Steinberg flew to Philadelphia.
September 3, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Endovascular Arteriovenous
For someone experiencing kidney failure, dialysis is a lifesaver. Until very recently, open surgery was the only method available for creating the preferred dialysis access, an arteriovenous fistula.
August 11, 2020
Joint Replacement Surgery Helps Patients Reclaim the Little Things in Life
Cynthia and Roger both experienced some initial anxiety about undergoing surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re both grateful they moved forward.
July 15, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Micra AV Pacemaker Implanted
The newly FDA-approved pacemaker is the world’s smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular (AV) synchrony, specifically designed for patients with AV block.
June 26, 2020
Brother to Brother: A Kidney Transplant Story
How one brother used telehealth services to offer a life-saving gift.
June 12, 2020
Man Facing Throat Cancer Makes Goal to See His Son Graduate
In 2016, David Rich decided to keep a secret from his teenage son—he had throat cancer that, if left untreated, would soon kill him. He needed surgery and radiation therapy. And he needed it right away.
March 17, 2020
A “Thank You” After 30 Years Cancer Free
Brad Shelly’s life has been dotted with minor and major miracles—including surviving kidney cancer.
February 24, 2020
Crossing a Cultural Divide to Care for Those in Need
Urologist resident Dr. May Jean Counsilman fulfilled a lifelong goal on an international medical mission trip to Uganda.
February 17, 2020
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Transoral Thyroidectomy
Otolaryngologists Dr. Christopher Fundakowski and Dr. Elizabeth Cottrill recently performed the first transoral thyroidectomy in Philadelphia.
January 6, 2020
An 80 Pound Weight Loss and Life Gain Thanks to Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
Fed up with the yo-yo dieting cycle, feeling like all she was losing was hope, a webinar led Henrietta to getting sleeve gastrectomy surgery and a new lease on life.