Monday, June 3, 2019

More germs than a toilet seat


My new post on Physician's Weekly. "More germs than a toilet seat." Why is the toilet seat the gold standard to which everything else is compared? To read it, click here.

Monday, May 20, 2019



My new post on Physician's Weekly is Who is my doctor? The advent of hospitalists and "teams" of physicians has negatively impacted patients' perceptions of who is taking care of them.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019



Here is my latest post on Physician's Weekly. 

"Do you have CoPaGA Syndrome?" Do you even know what it is?

You can read it here.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Diagnosing appendicitis

I have a new post on Physician's Weekly. My thoughts on diagnosing appendicitis: What works and what doesn’t .

Thursday, March 14, 2019

New post. “Master herbalist” convicted of practicing medicine without a license in death of 13-year-old


Here is my latest post on Physician's Weekly. It's the sad story of a “master herbalist” who convinced a mother to treat her newly diagnosed diabetic son with herbs instead of insulin. He was convicted of practicing medicine without a license, a misdemeanor and was sentenced to only 4 months in jail.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Should residents appear on medical reality TV shows? I say "No."



Here is my latest post on Physician's Weekly.

Should residents appear on medical reality TV shows? I say "No."

Friday, February 22, 2019

Doctors share amusing comments seen in patient charts


"Doctors share amusing comments seen in patient charts" is a new post of mine on Physician's Weekly. Here is the link