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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Laura Doyon Becomes First Bariatric Surgeon in Massachusetts Certified in Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Medicine
Laura Doyon, MD, a board-certified bariatric surgeon who practices at Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss, has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is the first bariatric surgeon in the state of Massachusetts to be certified in both bariatric surgery and obesity medicine.
Specialized surgery employs new approaches, technology
Emerson Hospital's general surgeons and specialists are using new techniques, often supported by technology, and performing advanced procedures. In some cases, they perform under-utilized surgery that benefits patients.
Westford couple benefits from advanced cancer treatments
It’s difficult to watch a loved one be diagnosed with cancer. Don and Carol Gerard know what that is like. Each of them has endured cancer during the past few years, and they are grateful to have benefited from treatment advances that were not available a decade ago.