Reverse Shoulder Surgery Has Evolved
Treating a torn rotator cuff early is crucial to avoiding greater damage and pain down the road. But when the pain become unbearable or the condition worsens, reverse shoulder surgery can be the right option.
Emerson Hospital’s CEO Recognized as Progressive Leader Who Raises the Bar on Health Care
Emerson Hospital President and CEO Christine Schuster was recognized as a “Progressive Leader Who Raises the Bar on Health Care” by the Women’s Choice Award. She is the only hospital CEO in Massachusetts who received this recognition.
Benjamin Tillinger, MD, Honored with Partners Leadership Award
Benjamin Tillinger, MD, a cardiologist with Emerson Cardiovascular Associates, was honored recently with the Leadership Award for Excellence in Specialty Collaboration at the Partners Primary Care Leadership Summit. The award recognizes his leadership in improving coordinated patient care through enhanced communications among physicians. According to his award nomination, “Dr. Tillinger is a patient-centered strategic thinker and a true leader in every initiative he manages. He is an invaluable asset to the Emerson Physician Hospital Organization.”
Decision Made – To Finally Lose Weight
“I could hear the passion in her voice for helping people. I thought ‘that’s my doctor,’” says Steve Fales, referring to Laura Doyon, MD, who he turned to for bariatric surgery. More than a year later, his weight is down, his energy levels are up, and he exercises regularly.
The Doctor Is In: Sunita Hanjura, MD, on Dementia
Sunita Hanjura, MD, of Emerson Primary Care of Bedford explains the different methods for diagnosing, treating and coping with dementia.
Back In the Pool Thanks to Expert Physical Therapy
Faced with a short window of recovery time before her team returned to competition, a synchronized swimmer with an injured ankle turned to Emerson’s physical therapy and pediatric orthopedic teams for help.
Get to Know: Michael Soliman, MD
As a hospitalist, Michael Soliman, MD, treats adult patients at Emerson. In this Q&A, he explains why he became a physician, his journey from his native Egypt to the U.S., and why he appreciates practicing in a hospital setting.
Getting Proactive About Osteoporosis
Beverley Ikier’s Osteofitness class, based at Emerson’s Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body in Concord, combines exercise and nutrition to specifically target osteoporosis.
Toddlers and Screens – Answers to a Common Question
With seemingly everybody using a smart phone or device these days, a common question parents ask is: Do I need to limit my toddler’s screen time? Dr. Linda Brown with Emerson Family Medicine of Maynard provides some guidance.
Injured While Playing a Sport? Follow These Tips
Athletes of all ages and abilities are susceptible to injury during training or competition. Proper treatment of an injury at the onset can result in faster and more complete healing.