Inflammatory bowel diseases are painful ailments, so we explore this topic with panelist Dr. Marc Sonenshine of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates, and brought to you by HealthGate.
It has been estimated that approximately 1.4 million Americans are affected by inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) , especially Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. These are chronic diseases with no known cure that can be debilitating to live with and at times life threatening. North America is considered a high incidence area for IBD. In this show, Dr. Sonenshine will provide basic information on these diseases as well as provide information on symptoms, diagnosis, management, what’s new in treatments, and available support for these patients.
Marc B. Sonenshine, M.D./Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates
Dr. Sonenshine is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, Americasn Gastroenterological Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and the American Medical Association. His special interests include inflammatory bowel disease, prevention of gastrointestinal malignancy through cost-effective screening, and management of chronic liver disease.
What a show today! The topic is “Breast Augmentation and Rejuvenation: Dispelling the Myths” featuring Dr. John Connors, special guest Ashley Smith, and brought to you by HealthGate.
Breast augmentation is the most common and fastest growing plastic surgery performed in the United States. In 2012, approx. 307,000 women had this surgery and many women are pursuing this option as part of increasing their confidence. In this segment, Dr. John Connors, a double board certified surgeon, explores all options and dispels some myths surrounding this procedure. He will also discuss related imaging technologies , new alternatives, and aftercare.
John P. Connors III, M.D.
Being double board certified in Surgery and Plastic Surgery, Dr. Connors obtained his MD from Georgetown Medical School, conducted his Residency in General Surgery at Dartmouth and received a Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is the only surgeon in Georgia to offer Precision Vision 4D Patient Imaging, thereby revolutionizing consultations. Having been featured on CBS, 11 Alive, and Fox News, Dr. Connors is a regular lecturer at surgical society meetings across the US. He is Founder of Emergence Surgical Gifts, Inc, a non-profit offering free reconstructive surgery to children.
Dr. John Connors with The Doctors Roundtable
Ashley Smith/Mentor Worldwide, LLC
Representing the voice of the industry, Ashley Smith works extensively in the plastic surgery industry with Mentor Worldwide.
A fascinating insight into interventional radiology is the topic of this show. Dr. Sepehr Panah from Quantum Radiology provides us with a greater understanding of how this specialty can improve our health. All brought to you by HealthGate.
Interventional radiology (abbreviated IR or VIR for Vascular and Interventional Radiology, also referred to as Surgical Radiology) is a medical sub-specialty of radiology which utilizes minimally-invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in nearly every organ system. The concept behind interventional radiology is to diagnose and treat patients using the least invasive techniques currently available in order to minimize risk to the patient and improve health outcomes.
Sepehr Panah M.D./Quantum Radiology
Recruited from Emory University, Dr. Panah was an Assistant Professor of Radiology for six years. During his time at Emory, he was the Chief of Interventional Radiology at Grady Memorial Hospital and helped rebuild the program from the ground up. During his time at Grady Hospital, he increased the volume three-fold and was instrumental in the acquisition of state of the art equipment and modernization of the IR suites. He introduced and/or revised service lines including Endovascular stent grafts, Uterine Fibroid Embolization and Cancer Therapy. His expertise in trauma has proved valuable for Quantum Radiology as the WellStar Health System has transitioned to a trauma center. He represents Quantum Radiology as a representative on the trauma committee. He is proficient in all aspects of IR, with special interest in Vertebral Augmentation, Trauma, Cancer Therapy including Chemoembolization and Ablation, AV Malformation treatment and Uterine Fibroid Embolization.
Dr Panah and Quantum Radiology
Today’s topic is Successful Diagnosis and Management of Sinusitis with panelist Dr. Ramie Tritt of Atlanta ENT, and brought to you by HealthGate.
An estimated 3 million visits annually are for sinusitis in adults and 20% of all antibiotics prescribed in the US are for sinus infections. Dr. Tritt will discuss the prevalence, prevention strategies, diagnosis and management of sinusitis- so common during the winter months and affecting so many.
Ramie A. Tritt, M.D., FRCSC/Atlanta ENT
A valued member of the ENT medical community in Atlanta for over 30 years, Dr. Tritt been recognized as a “Doctor Who Doctor’s Go To.” He completed his medical degree and residency in Otolarngology at McGill University. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. He specializes in sinus and nasal surgery, snoring, and sleep apnea problems.
Dr. Tritt of Atlanta ENT
This week, panelists on The Doctors Roundtable discuss advances in natural chiropractic care and features Dr. Hailey Heard and Dr. Megan Arnold from Natural Family Healthcare, brought to you by HealthGate.
Chiropractic and nutrition are two of the best ways to get and stay healthy. Drs. Arnold and Heard focus on treating neurological and musculoskeletal conditions with chiropractic care. They also provide nutrition plans and supplements for conditions ranging from colds/flu to hormone imbalances. Drs. Arnold and Heard use natural therapies that enhance the body’s ability to heal itself.
About the doctors – Natural Family Healthcare serves the population of Forsyth and North Fulton counties through chiropractic, nutrition, and herbal therapy. Both Drs. Arnold and Heard completed their chiropractic programs at Life University in Marietta, GA. Dr. Arnold’s hobbies include writing and Dr. Heard plays music in her spare time.