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After Unsuccessful Bariatric Surgery, Revisional Surgery Can Help

by Timothy R. Shope, MD, Chief, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
May 28, 2019

Having bariatric surgery can be the beginning of a longer, healthier, and happier life for people with obesity, particularly those…

The Current and Future State of TAVR for Patients With Aortic Stenosis

by Toby Rogers, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
May 21, 2019

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally-invasive treatment for patients with aortic stenosis, a common condition in older adults…

Should You Be Concerned about Chagas Disease?

by Rachel Marcus, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
May 16, 2019

The name “kissing bug” conjures up some scary images. And the reality is, the bug should be scary. Triatomine insects…

No Cancer, Tiny Scars: Successful Treatment of Skin Cancer on the Head or Neck

by Jonathan Giurintano, MD, Head and Neck Cancer Surgeon
May 14, 2019

While skin cancers can develop all around the body, the head and neck regions are extremely common locations for skin…

Bunions: What They Are and How We Treat Them

by Ali Rahnama, DPM, Foot and Ankle Surgeon
May 07, 2019

A bunion is a bony lump that develops on the base of the big toe with the big toe pushing…

Transoral Thyroid Surgery: Treating Thyroid Nodules without Scars

by Erin A. Felger, MD, Endocrine Surgeon
April 30, 2019

The thyroid is a central gland of the endocrine system. It produces hormones that control your metabolism, which is how…