Surgery


Obesity and Your Health: Who’s a Candidate...

Clinical studies have confirmed that the pandemic has only intensified this country’s obesity epidemic.  Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

May 2, 2022 / 4 min read


Marine Geologist Quickly Resumes Active Life After...

Pam Reid, a marine geologist & professor at the University of Miami, is a very active 72-year-old, traveling to such locations as the Atacama Desert...

March 9, 2022 / 4 min read


‘I Basically Got My Life Back’ –...

In March 2020, college student Gianna Schembari, 23, began to battle an illness that she would later learn is an extremely rare disorder of the...

March 2, 2022 / 3 min read


Role Reversal: Bethesda East Vascular Surgeon Undergoes...

It’s not uncommon for doctors to fall ill or be injured and become patients — sometimes at the same hospital where they practice their specialized...

February 14, 2022 / 4 min read


Advances in Heart Valve Repair, Replacement at...

Everyone’s heart pumps with the vital help of four valves that direct blood in and out of each chamber. When the valves are diseased or...

February 9, 2022 / 4 min read


Spine Surgeries at Miami Neuroscience Institute Save...

Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something serious is causing your discomfort....

September 22, 2021 / 4 min read


Complex Surgery Can Solve Debilitating Back Pain...

After years of debilitating back pain, Timothy McQuade could barely walk down his driveway to collect his mail. Now, however, he no longer worries about...

June 16, 2021 / 4 min read


Neurosurgeons: Surgery May Not Be Necessary, But...

How do you know if your chronic back or neck pain — or that radiating pain that can be felt in the arms or legs...

June 9, 2021 / 4 min read


Repairing Compression Fractures: Key Research Bolstered Success...

Vertebral compression fractures most often occur in people with severe osteoporosis who have weak or brittle bones. Common daily activities can cause a segment of...

June 7, 2021 / 2 min read