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Daily Checkup: Music therapy shows results

Daily Checkup: Music therapy shows results

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, December 27, 2015, 4:00 AM Handout Dr. Joanne Loewy uses live music during general anesthesia to sedate a patient before surgery. The Specialist: The director of the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at ...

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Daily Checkup: 8% to 11% of school-age kids have ADHD

Daily Checkup: 8% to 11% of school-age kids have ADHD

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, September 6, 2015, 2:00 AM Lombard, Mariela The Specialist As co-director of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center, Dr. Blair Hammond specializes in using a preventive model that integrates behavior and environmental issues into pediatrics. Before ...

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Daily Checkup: Many Americans are suffering from hearing los

Daily Checkup: Many Americans are suffering from hearing los

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, August 23, 2015, 2:00 AM Andrew Lichtenstein The Specialist The Director of Otologic Research at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary at Mount Sinai, Dr. Ana (Hae-ok) Kim treats patients for hearing loss, balance ...

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Daily Checkup: Kidney disease is increasingly common

Daily Checkup: Kidney disease is increasingly common

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, August 16, 2015, 2:00 AM Mount Sinai Health System The Specialist As the Medical Director of the new Mount Sinai Kidney Center that opened this week, Dr. Vijay Lapsia is a nephrologist who treats the ...

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Daily Checkup: Winter’s cold-weather dangers

Daily Checkup: Winter’s cold-weather dangers

Dr. Robert Gotlin is director of orthopedic and sports rehab at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. The Specialist: As director of orthopedic and sports rehab at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Dr. Robert Gotlin oversees the medical fitness program for patients “ranging ...

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Daily Checkup: Thyroid cancer can be treated if caught early

Daily Checkup: Thyroid cancer can be treated if caught early

The chair of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Dr. Edward Shin specializes in endocrine, thyroid and parathyroid disease. The Specialist The chair of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Dr. Edward Shin specializes ...

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Daily Checkup: Dealing with pesky nosebleeds

Daily Checkup: Dealing with pesky nosebleeds

An assistant professor of rhinology and skull base surgery at Mount Sinai, Dr. Alfred Marc Iloreta is a surgeon who specializes in treating diseases of the nose, face, sinuses, and at the base of the brain. The Specialist: An assistant ...

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Daily Checkup: What to do about blood clots

Daily Checkup: What to do about blood clots

An attending physician in the Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Dr. Jennifer Svahn is a vascular surgeon specializing in the treatment of venous diseases from varicose veins and ulcerations to blood clots. THE SPECIALIST An attending surgeon ...

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Daily Checkup: When heartburn turns into something worse

Daily Checkup: When heartburn turns into something worse

Mount Sinai Dr. David Carr-Locke is chief of the division of digestive diseases at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. The Specialist: As the chief of the division of digestive diseases at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Dr. David Carr-Locke sees patients for ...

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Daily Checkup: Hepatitis B and liver cancer

Daily Checkup: Hepatitis B and liver cancer

Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Dr. Steven Brower says, “Hepatitis B is a vaccine-preventable disease, so adults should talk to their doctor about getting vaccinated.” THE SPECIALIST : Dr. Steven Brower The director of cancer surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, ...

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