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I treat patients to the best of my abilities. I want to teach current and future healthcare providers the necessary skills they need in order to have an effective interaction with their patients. I want to give patients an inside view of Medicine to help dispel any misconceptions or preconceptions they may have about Medicine and the delivery of Medical care. My hope is that it ultimately leads to better care for all.

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Category: In the news

How one safety net hospital lowered its readmission penalties

September 25, 2016

How one safety net hospital lowered its readmission penalties

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Category: Medical Tidbits

Who is this doctor?

March 3, 2015

Who is the doctor taking care of me in the hospital? First in the Emergency Room, you will see an Emergency Physician. If you are admitted to the hospital, you will be under the care of an internist. Typically he/she is the doctor on call for the Emergency Room, the doctor who covers your insurance […]

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Category: Medical Tidbits

Do your part!

February 1, 2015

When we ask you to follow up, change your diet, exercise, stop harmful habits…we expect you to do these things. When a patient comes to the doctor’s office or the hospital for advice, we expect that the advice will be followed. You, the patient, hold the physician to a certain standard, we expect nothing less […]

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Category: In the Hospital

Don’t hesitate to ask!

July 27, 2014

If you have any doubt or question about what the healthcare provider is saying regarding your treatment or diagnosis, ask for another explanation. Ask for it to be explained in a different manner, by someone else, in a different language…ASK! We would rather you ask then go home unclear about your medical diagnosis or treatment. […]

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Category: On your way to the hospital

Know your Medical History

May 16, 2014

Patients come to the hospital and have no clue about their medical history. Although most hospitals and offices are now shifting to a computerized system; all the systems are not talking to each other. In other words the information your family doctor has may not be accessible to the doctor you are seeing in the […]

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