Medicine, We're Still Practicing

Medicine, We're Still Practicing

Hosted by Bill Curtis and quadruple board certified Dr. Steven Taback, Medicine, We’re Still Practicing sits down with doctors from the world’s most preeminent hospitals for insights into their research, practice, and education. The first in this dedicated series is Johns Hopkins Medicine, with the goal of not only to share the magnificent work being done by these hospitals and doctors, but for them to be able to use it as a high-quality educational tool and platform to share insights and research to a large, receptive audience. Medicine, We’re Still Practicing is a thoroughly informative and realistic podcast that speaks not only to the layman medical audience, but appeals to the medical community as well. No topic is off limits, from the insurance industry and universal healthcare to the latest medical advances and all of the quackery and snake oil salesmen you should avoid. However, in accordance with good bedside manner, Dr. Taback and his guests from the medical community keep the conversation light and informative. An important listen during these times of medical uncertainty and differed opinions.

Episodes

December 27, 2021 34 min

Dr. Payam Abrishami joins the show to discuss all things dermatological. Dr. Abrishami is a Dermatologist in Agoura Hills, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Today we learn: How bad is the sun for our skin? Do most OTC skin products even work? Is that new mole something we should go get checked out? How do we properly care best for our skin? All these questions and more are answered on this episode of Medi...

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In this episode, we revisit our conversation with Dr Suzanne Donovan and her harrowing work on the Ebola outbreak. As Dr. Donovan breaks down her first time fighting overseas against this truly terrible disease, one can't help but draw the similarities and foreshadowing between her work in a nation in desperation, and the COVID pandemic that was just around the corner. 

Episode Timestamps:

1:40 How is Ebola spread? Why is the o...

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July 27, 2021 33 min

In the third installment for our Cedars-Sinai series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Geriatrician Dr. Sonja Rosen, where they discuss the in’s and out’s Geriatric Medicine and at home care for the elderly. The group also discusses the organization (or lack there of) of the countries medical records in regard to polypharmacy, how to handle the difficult conversations that revolve around elderly care, and some ...

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June 17, 2021 33 min

In the second installment for our Cedars-Sinai series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by pulmonary and Critical Care Director Dr. Victor Tapson, where they discuss all things pulmonary embolism and hypertension related. Pulmonary hypertension is known as the silent killer because more often than not, you’re only diagnosed after it’s too late. The panel discuses some of the causes for pulmonary embolism, how COVI...

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June 3, 2021 31 min

Is Crohn's passed on from family members? Does diet have anything to do with it?

In the first installment of our Cedars-Sinai series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Gastroenterologist Dr. Stephan Targan, where they discuss the ins and outs of IBD and Crohn's disease. Dr. Targan shares some key insight on symptoms and techniques used in the fight against this widespread disease that is thought to affec...

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May 20, 2021 35 min

On this episode, Bill and Dr. Steve are joined by three members of the Certis Oncology team: CEO Peter Ellman, Dr. Arun Singh M.D., and Surgical Oncologist Dr. Fritz Eilber M.D.

Certis is an early stage biotech company with a focus on advancing translational oncology through the O-PDX technique. O-PDX standing for “patient derived xenografts” are models of cancer where the tissue or cells from a patient's tumor are implanted in...

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In our final installment for our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by founder of the field and Johns Hopkins Director of Neuroplastic Facial Reconstruction, Dr. Chad Gordon.

In this episode, Dr. Gordon illuminates the groundbreaking developments in Smart Cranial Implants, and shares his passion for the importance of a dedicated Neuroplastic Facial Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Gordon shares how ...

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In our seventh installment for our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Assistant Director of Special Operations at Johns Hokpins Medicine, Dr. Matthew Levy, where they discuss the harrowing yet heroic care that the nations frontline EMT’s delivered during the pandemic. You’ll discover how the complexity of top notch EMS care is coordinated, as well as ground-breaking innovations like the Isra...

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In the sixth installment of our Johns Hopkins series, host Bill Curtis relives some favorite moments. Hear from Dr. Dale Needham, Dr. Martin Brodsky, and Dr. Megan Hosey on their innovative and groundbreaking techniques in the ICU. We also touch on Dr. Christopher Earley’s revolutionary care and treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome. And finally, we learn from Dr. Ken Pienta about the in’s-and-outs of the silent killer that is prostat...

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In the fifth installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Megan Hosey to discuss her work in providing frontline psychological care to patients in the ICU. In an extremely unique field, Dr. Megan Hosey is gifted with the powerful skillset of providing warmth and psychological support to ICU patients in very troubled times. There needs to be more Dr. Hosey’s in the world!

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Dr. Christopher Earley, professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University, shares his Sleep Science research with hosts Bill Curtis and Dr. Steven Taback, discussing popular sleep issues (or lack thereof) including Restless Legs Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Hygiene, and overall factors that affect the quality of your sleep.

In this dedicated series, we're showcasing the medical breakthroughs and innovations from one of the wor...

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In the third installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Martin Brodsky, Speech Pathologist, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Brodsky shares his insight on Speech Pathology in the ICU, dealing with dysphagia (swallowing problems), and physical therapy for vocal cord damage.

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In the second installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Ken Pienta, Professor of Urology, Oncology, Pharmacology, Molecular Sciences, and Director or Research for The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute as he sheds light on the state of the art for treatment and outcomes of prostate cancer.

In this dedicated series, we're showcasing the medical breakthroughs & i...

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In the first installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Dale Needham, Medical Director, Critical Care Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Program, and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Needham’s breakthrough work & research in wakefulness in the ICU is paving the way for how the industry treats delirium and post intensive care syndrome to improve ICU ...

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Board Certified Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman joins the show again to update and enlighten us on everything COVID-19 related. Topics range from vaccine distribution, ICU’s during a surge, and the UK virus mutation.

Timestamps:

1:30 Dr. Steve gives an update on how his ICU is handling the surge 3:17 What medications are working the best to decrease COVID mortality?

5:00 How do you get the message across to those that remain ...

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Children seem to have much stronger immunity than adults to COVID-19, but there may be more to it than what meets the eye. Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert and Harvard Professor Dr. Kirstin Moffitt explores the effects of COVID specifically in relation to children, and the new developments around vaccines, trials, infections, and so much more.

TIMESTAMPS:

(1:46) How has the focus at Boston's Children’s Hospital changed durin...

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There is so much information passing around the internet about the virus these days, that it’s such a breath of fresh air to have the renown Professor of Epidemiology and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UCSF, Doctor George Rutherford, on to help illuminate some of the common questions, myths, and fears regarding the upcoming state of the vaccine as well as the roadmap for the US as it continues to battle COVID-19.

TI...

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Dr. Phillipe Friedlich, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Co-Director of the Fetal and Neonatal Institute and Chief of the Division of Neonatology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles shares his experiences of neonatal surgery, new developments in pediatric medicine, and more!

A complete science of its own, Bill, Dr. Taback, and Dr. Philippe Friedlich dive into the world of fetal care...

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Bacteria, probiotics and COVID. Should we be exposing our children to more bacteria? Should everyone be taking a probiotic? Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman shares some thoughts on COVID-19 and its relating politics, the efficacy of probiotics, and building a pandemic-proof immune system.

Board Certified Doctor of Internal Medicine and Gastroentrology Dr. Howard Fullman joins Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis to chat about COV...

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Host and quadruple board-certified Dr. Steven Taback runs down all the new news related to COVID-19 since our last pandemic episode. Dr. Taback also shares some personal experience on dealing with difficult end-of-life situations.(2:35) How does exercise help prevent COVID-19? (3:25) How bad is alcohol for preventing the virus? (3:54) Why does the US have so many more cases than every other country? (9:24) Why are there more cases ...

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