April 13, 2018/By V. Seenu Reddy, MD, MBA, FACS
What’s the Difference Between a Cardiologist and a Cardiac Surgeon? Aren’t They Both Heart Doctors?
Almost all of my encounters with new patients begin with the patient’s history and physical.
March 27, 2018/By Mark K. Ferguson, MD
How Does Frailty Affect People Who Are Candidates for Surgery?
Frailty is a term that many people understand intuitively, but this term has specific meaning when people are considering major surgery.
February 21, 2018/By Rishindra M. Reddy, MD
Why Surgery and Smoking Don’t Mix!
Having worked in clinical medicine for 20 years, I have witnessed a shift in the understanding of how smoking impacts recovery and treatment from different diseases, especially after surgery.
February 1, 2018/By Mara Antonoff, MD, FACS, and Leah Backhus, MD, FACS
How We Balance Motherhood and Cardiothoracic Surgery
In recent years, women have gradually made up greater proportions of medical school classes, with most medical schools in the United States currently fairly balanced between male and female students.