47 min ago
A 250,000 a year for spine surgeon who botched operations
FRESH questions about the system of checks on private hospital surgeons have been raised after it emerged a Scottish spinal surgeon who bungled operations potentially earned more than 250,000 from 400 operations in a year.
4 hrs ago
Surgeons fear online performance data will damage reputations
Individual rates to be published for the first time in a move hailed as a 'watershed moment' for the profession Surgeons' individual performance data is to be published online to improve transparency and drive up standards.
8 hrs ago
Evil Beet Gossip
What, Seriously? "Doctors" Agree Taylor Swift Got Breast Implants
Taylor Swift is picked on for all kinds of things these days, so why not start analyzing her boobs, right? So there are some "plastic surgeons" who are saying that it's "pretty obvious" that Ms.
13 hrs ago
Junior Staff Surgeon
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY MEDICINE WEST CAMBRIDGE SITE JUNIOR CLINICAL VETERINARIAN IN SMALL ANIMAL SURGERY Limit of tenure: One Year We require a Junior Staff Surgeon to join the small animal surgery team in the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital from 1 July 2013 to support the surgery services in all aspects of clinical ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Full text: Baystate Franklin hospital president's letter on keeping services local
As spring finally comes to Franklin County, it's great to meet up again with folks we have not seen through the winter, and to enjoy the annual greening happening around us which speaks of new life.
Number Of Young People Getting Botox Increasing
If the rise in Botox procedures is any indication, the fountain of youth might be found in a syringe, even for 20-somethings whose signs of aging are often invisible to the naked eye.
Sexual function in older adults with thoracolumbar–pelvic instrumentation
Charlottesville, VA . Surgeons investigated sexual function in 62 patients, 50 years and older, who had received extensive spinal-pelvic instrumentation for spinal deformity at the University of Virginia Health Center.
I was addicted to cosmetic surgery'
Model Alicia Douvall spent more than A 1 million on over 350 operations before she realised she was addicted to cosmetic surgery.
Beckers ASC Review
Protecting Your Practice's Online Identity: 4 Things ASC Physicians Should Know
Physicians and surgeons are acutely aware of the effect public image has on their reputations, but online presence is a relatively new concept.
Mon May 20, 2013
Well: No Quick or Easy Choices
By almost any measure, Roseann Valletti's reconstructive breast surgery was a success.
Abington Memorial Cancer Program Earns Outstanding Achievement Award
Abington Memorial Hospital's Rosenfield Cancer Center was one of 79 cancer programs in the country to earn a 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award.
Sun May 19, 2013
International Business Times
UK Man has Prostate Removed After Tests Reveal 'Jolie' Gene Flaw
A 53-year-old British father has become the first man to have his prostate removed because tests revealed he was carrying a "faulty" cancer gene.
Distractions can increase surgeons' potential for mistakes
Just how much attention your surgeon pays to tasks in the operating room can be affected by a number of distractions, recent research suggests.
Medical mistakes occurred at all levels of my care
Medical and surgical errors are very common in the hospital setting. They increase malpractice lawsuits, the cost of medical care, patients' hospital stays, and morbidity and mortality.
Sat May 18, 2013
Angelina's Brutal Operation
From severed blood vessels to painful scars, doctors reveal what's really involved in a double mastectomy.
Women have more options for breast cancer surgery
New approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether it's to treat cancer or to prevent it.
Fri May 17, 2013
Dr. Kimm works his way back
Kimm has been a medical professional for years, practicing family medicine at United Hospital District in Blue Earth since 2008.
Thu May 16, 2013
Thankful Thursday -- Tri-City eyes surgeons and helpers volunteer to restored sight in Ethiopia
Dr. James Guzek, an eye surgeon employed by Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute and his team of volunteers recently returned from his fifth eye clinic in Dembi Dolo, a small village in western Ethiopia.
Digital Post Production
Distinguished Plastic Surgeon Receives Awards and Special Recognition ...
Robert Singer, MD, a plastic surgeon in private practice in La Jolla, CA was recently honored for his work as an educator, mentor and contributor to the specialty at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery .
The Hastings Tribune
'Good to be alive'
Editor's note: The following story appeared in the Dec. 24, 2012, Hastings Tribune.