Low-dose CT scan leads to early detection of lung cancer
Taking the advice of her primary care physician, a Westford resident underwent a low-dose CT scan, which led to minimally invasive surgery to remove a small tumor.
In my own voice: Kristy Baker turns to the Emerson Sleep Disorders Center to help her toddler
After a positive experience at the Emerson Sleep Disorders Center, a toddler’s parents and physicians were able to diagnose and treat his sleep apnea.
Mass General Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Dr. Narayanasami Joins Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital
Medical oncologist and hematologist Uma Narayanasami, MD, recently joined the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital-Bethke and is accepting new patients.
General and Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Brian Hinnebusch Joins Emerson Hospital
General and colorectal surgeon, Brian Hinnebusch, MD, recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Hinnebusch, along with his colleagues, Drs. Atif Kahn and Elizaveta Ragulin Coyne, sees patients at the Walden Surgical Associates office located at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 500 in Concord.
The doctor is in: Madhavi Kamireddi, MD, on treatment for depression
Madhavi Kamireddi, MD, a psychiatrist at the New England Center for Healthy Minds in Acton, explains the different treatments – including medication, talk therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation – that are available to children and adults suffering from depression.
Mass General Endocrine Surgeon Dr. Roy Phitayakorn Joins Emerson Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital endocrine surgeon Roy Phitayakorn, MD, recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients.
Summer safety tips for avoiding heat stroke
Summertime’s high temperatures bring more than just an excuse to head to the beach. They can also lead a person’s body temperature to rise to dangerous levels, also known as heat stroke. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe from overheating this summer.
Get to Know: James Evans, MD
James Evans, MD, chief of the Emerson psychiatry department, is helping to bring mental health care into the primary care setting and planning several behavioral health initiatives.
Cardiologist Dr. Daniela Capriles Joins Emerson Hospital
Cardiologist Daniela Capriles, MD, FACC, recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Capriles sees patients at her office located at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 640 in Concord.
In my own voice: Treating sleep apnea helped Ann Starr improve her quality of life
Ann Starr’s primary progressive multiple sclerosis, which is different from the more common form of MS and is characterized by relapses, has progressed slowly since she was diagnosed 15 years ago, but she lives with difficult symptoms, notably fatigue. In Gary Stanton, MD, a neurologist at Emerson, Ms. Starr found a physician who is helping her manage the disease in a way that she appreciates: mainly by searching for ways to address her symptoms.