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ROBOTIC ASSISTED SPINE SURGERY TRAINING FOR DOCTORS
Interview with Dr. Melanie B. Kinchen, recently trained with Dr. Richard Francis in the use of the Mazor Robotics Surgical Guidance System for Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery.

Dr. Melanie Kinchen

Dr. Melanie Kinchen

 

Listen to the live interview with Dr. Melanie Kinchen as she shares her experience and opinions of her recent training in the use of this cutting edge technology.

 

 

 

In Dr. Kinchen’s words….. “I really enjoyed the training. My initial thought was that it would be a slower learning process and that it may not be a necessity to the field but actually I can see the benefits of using it for the more complicated cases certainly, and even for some of the more simpler ones.”

For patients who require back or spine surgery, robotic assisted guidance systems are one of the latest advances in technology that have transformed spine surgery from a freehand operation to a state-of-the-art procedure with highly accurate precision.
Dr. Kinchen is specially trained in both anterior and minimally invasive surgical approaches to the thoracic and lumbar spine. She is widely recognized as an expert in adult spinal deformity, reconstruction, and failed back surgery.

You can find more info by calling 682-223-1406 or visit the website at:
http://www.360backandspine.com/

Dr. Richard Francis of Spine Associates has dedicated his practice to treating children and adult patients with spine disorders and specializes in the treatment of spine deformities such as scoliosis, degenerative conditions, tumors, infections, sciatica treatments, and metabolic diseases. He cares for both local and international patients, even with the most challenging conditions and excels in treating patients who have had unsuccessful spine surgery.

Dr. Richard Francis’ Website: http://www.spineassociatesofhouston.com/

For Doctors Information or to inquire about the next training session available, contact Jody Plumb at Dr. Richard Francis’ Office at 713-305-7088.

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Dr. Elizabeth Bonefas Shares her Expertise on Breast Cancer Surgery

Houston Breast Cancer Surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Bonefas discusses the process of diagnosis, preparation, treatment, surgery, and follow up for those suffering from breast cancer.

No one ever wants to hear the words from their doctor, “You have breast cancer”. For those that do, I strongly suggest you listen to this entire interview with Dr. Bonefas on how a person is tested, what treatment options are available, how she coordinates with your other doctors for radiation or chemotherapy, the surgical procedure itself and the reconstruction process.

Dr. Bonefas states, “For anybody who get the diagnosis of breast cancer, I would help them understand that early stage breast cancer is something that’s extremely treatable and there are so many treatments available that even with the later stage breast cancers, you see that because of all the treatment options available people are surviving and living longer.”

She also wants people to know…. “Breast cancer has become very much a multi-disciplinary area in medicine and patients need to understand that just because I ask you to see a medical oncologist doesn’t mean they will have chemotherapy because there are other modalities. They also need to understand there is so much information they should always bring someone with them and write their questions down before they come in so they have them to go over with their doctors.”

Dr. Elizabeth Bonefas began her private practice in 1989 after earning her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio.  Dr. Bonefas is an Assistant Professor for Baylor College of Medicine and is on the teaching staff for St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Bonefas is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in diseases of the breast.  Currently she is the Chief of Staff for St. Joseph Medical Center and is the first woman to ever serve in this position. 

For additional information go to the website at http://www.breasthealthhouston.com/

For an appointment, please call 713-756-8555 or 877-591-8715 (toll free).
You can also email your request to receptionist@breasthealthhouston.com

Find this interview on CNN at
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1114629

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Houston, Pearland and Lake Jackson Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr. Gregory Pisarski provides very valuable up to date information on the many  different options now available for facial cosmetic surgery.

Many New Options for Facial Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Other Facial Treatments,
Which One is Right for You?


Listen to the entire interview and you’ll have a much more broad understanding of what types of facial cosmetic procedures there are, how they frequently complement each other and which ones might be the best fit for you. Dr. Pisarski also shares helpful information on the numerous new products being used today and what their purpose is as well as how they work.

Are you considering any type of Facial Cosmetic Surgery or other Facial Treatments?

What are the beneficial aspects of these new options?
What do you need to know before you go in for a consultation?
Who is and who isn’t a good candidate for facial cosmetic surgery?
What is the recovery process like for a particular treatment or cosmetic surgery procedure?
Budget? Time commitment? Down time?

Dr. Pisarski answers those questions too!

Dr. Pisarski states, “It’s all about finding out what the patient’s needs and concerns are, and balancing that with their lifestyle, budget, availability of down time, and other factors.”

Listen to the interview and for more information or to schedule a consultation with
Triple Board Certified, Gregory Pisarski, M.D. at Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery.
Call Dr. Pisarski’s Office at (979) 353-6415 or (979) 297-9289.  
You can also Visit the Website at http://www.pisarskimd.com/ or http://www.houstongeneralplasticsurgery.com/

For more Interviews With Experts,
Visit us at CNN:  Keith Robinson Reports

TAGS: breaking news, facial cosmetic surgery, facial cosmetic procedures, facial cosmetic treatments, Cynosure, Cellulaze, anti-cellulite_treatments, Lazerlift, QuickLift, Smartlipo, Juvederm, Sculptra, Restylane, HA fillers, Sculptura, Pulselight

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Houston Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Bonnie Baldwin

When Choosing Cosmetic Surgery, Education is the Key to Success!

Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Bonnie Baldwin discusses the importance of the consultation with your plastic surgeon as well as determining the surgery you’re about to have done is right for you and works with her patients to develop a realistic expectation of the outcome. Dr. Baldwin’s goal is to help her patients achieve a very natural and proportional look.

Listen to the entire interview here……..

Successful plastic surgery outcomes begin with the desires of the patient. Communication between the doctor and the patient is essential to determine appearance goals and concerns that may be addressed through a surgical procedure.

Dr. Baldwin states, “Elective cosmetic plastic surgery is a wonderful tool for people who are feeling good about themselves but have some specific area of their body that is out of proportion or really bothering them.”

Dr. Baldwin also discusses the importance of having the right mindset for those who choose to have cosmetic surgery. In many cases when a person is having plastic surgery done to change something that has been bothering them for a very long time, the results Dr. Baldwin achieves can dramatically improve one’s self esteem and confidence.

Dr. Baldwin suggests, “Sometimes people will come in thinking that cosmetic surgery is like “getting a haircut”. They misunderstand the recovery but the reason we do so much elective cosmetic surgery these days is because it’s become safer, anesthesia is safer, our techniques are more controlled, blood loss is less, pain is managed better, but at the same time, It’s still a surgical procedure. I don’t want patients to misunderstand; we need to be very well prepared.

Dr. Baldwin’s surgical approach focuses on providing a natural look that fits each individual. When any person feels they are at their best they portray themselves as more energized, more enthusiastic, and with greater self-esteem.

For further information or to contact Dr. Baldwin’s office,
Call 713-791-1975 or Visit the website at http://www.bonniebaldwinmd.com/

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Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Cara Downey
Preparing for Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer Surgery

Listen to this interview with Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Cara Downey as she explains the entire process of breast reconstruction surgery in a way that will calm your fears and help you to feel fully prepared for what’s to come once you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Dr. Downey also shares info on the many types of reconstruction after cancer surgery. There are multiple implant options as well as options when using a patient’s own fat tissue.

Learn how the process of coordinating with your Oncologist and your Plastic Surgeon well in advance helps you to be better prepared for breast reconstruction surgery after breast cancer.

Dr. Downey states, “I do encourage patients to get information on what their options are upfront to help them cope with the loss they’re about to go through and show them there is  light at the end of the tunnel.

Listening to this interview with Dr. Downey can be immensely helpful for patients to know they can become made whole again.

Dr. Downey’s office is conveniently located in the heart of the Houston Montrose Area and she is privileged to operate at several facilities in the medical center and throughout the greater Houston area including Sugarland and North Houston.

Her passion for cosmetic surgery stems from her natural artistic ability and she is particularly interested in facial rejuvenation and body contouring, including restoration of the female figure after pregnancy. Dr. Downey and her staff are dedicated to making your plastic surgery experience as enjoyable as possible while they assist you in reaching your aesthetic goals.

Contact Dr. Cara Downey’s Office for more information or to Schedule a Consultation by calling (713) 979-0526 or go to her website at http://www.houstonplasticsurgery.pro/

Please Note: Use the above Contact Info for Dr. Downey.
The contact info on the recorded interview is NOT correct!

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Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery

Houston Spine Surgeon Dr. Richard Francis talks about some of the newest technology and the use of the robotics during spine surgery procedures.

When asked about the future of robotic surgery and other advancements in the use of robotics in surgical procedures, Dr. Richard Francis stated, ‘I think that we are only limited by our imagination.”

Listen to the entire interview as Dr. Francis shares his knowledge, experience and information about this great advancement in technology.

Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery and the use of the Mazor Robotics Renaissance™ Guidance System is transforming spine surgery from freehand operations to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art procedures with up to a 98.9 percent accuracy rate.

For more information about Dr. Richard Francis or to schedule a consultation:
Call 888-977-4625 or 713-383-7100
Email: info@myspineassociates.com
or visit the website at: http://www.myspineassociates.com

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THE FINE ART OF PLASTIC SURGERY

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery………..
It’s NOT just Medicine and Science; it’s a form of ART!

Listen to Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Paul Vitenas as he shares his knowledge and experience, and his story of becoming a specialist in aesthetic plastic surgery.

With a focus exclusively on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Natural Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Paul Vitenas has become better at it and more of the nuances one can glean from doing surgery are absorbed by the surgeon and translated into their skill set and then into the patients they operate on.

Dr. Vitenas has been the recipient of multiple awards and recognitions, including being named one of Houston’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, and the Top Doc for Women, as well as Houston’s Most Compassionate Doctor.

For more information or to schedule a consultation you can reach Dr. Vitenas’ office at
281-484-0088 or by going to his website which is:

 http://www.drvitenas.com/ or  https://www.facebook.com/DrPaulVitenas

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Exciting New Drug, Exparel…..  May be a Game Changer for Surgery  Patients!

Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Rolando Morales shares his excitement about this new medication now available.
Long lasting, up to 72 hours of pain relief is just one of the many benefits of this new drug.

Dr. Morales states, “We are convinced that EXPAREL  is a Game Changer for select plastic surgery procedures.”

Listen to the entire interview, just press the PLAY button below……..

Dr. Morales recently presented his study findings at the 2013 American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Conference in New York. Read all about it HERE.

Houston Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Rolando Morales

Dr. Rolando Presentation on Exparel

Dr. Morales is one of 5 Plastic Surgeons with the Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery which was founded in 1996 and is currently ranked as the largest private plastic surgery center in Texas.

You can find more info or contact Dr. Morales by calling 713-354-5119 or
by visiting his website at www.DrMoralesPlasticSurgery.com or http://www.mybeautifulbody.com/dr-rolando-morales/ or https://www.facebook.com/DrMoralesPlasticSurgery

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Thinking about Cosmetic Surgery?
New “No Touch” Fat Grafting Technique for the Ultimate in Body Contouring
by Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. German Newall.


For anyone considering cosmetic surgery, you need to listen to this interview with Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. German Newall as he shares everything about this new method and how you will benefit from it.

Dr. Newall states, “This is a very efficient way of achieving two goals, reduction in one area and augmentation in others with even faster recovery, especially when used for the face.”

Click The PLAY Button below to listen to the entire interview.

For more information or to schedule a consultation you can reach Dr. Newall’s office at (713) 799-9999
or by going to his website:

www.DrNewall.com
http://www.mybeautifulbody.com/dr-german-newall/
https://www.facebook.com/DoctorNewall

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Multiple Cosmetic Surgery Combinations at the Same Time?

Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Paul F. Fortes discusses the benefit of having
multiple cosmetic surgeries performed simultaneously.

Simply Click The PLAY Button to listen to the entire interview.

Dr. Fortes is one of 5 Plastic Surgeons with ACPS,
The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery.

In this interview Dr. Fortes talks about some of the distinct advantages for his patients of multiple surgery procedures. He also shares the overall process including care and recovery for cosmetic surgery patients.

As one of the first private plastic surgery practices in the nation to inaugurate its own in-house research center, the doctors of ACPS have been at the forefront of introducing innovative new surgical techniques and safety measures that have advanced and revolutionized the art and science of plastic surgery.

For additional information or to schedule a consultation
simply call or go to the website:

Dr. Paul Fortes:
(713) 354-5123
www.DrFortes.com
http://www.mybeautifulbody.com/dr-paul-fortes/
https://www.facebook.com/DoctorFortes

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LIFE SAVING MEDICALLY SUPERVISED WEIGHT LOSS PROCEDURES
Provided by a Team of Professionals and Expert Weight Loss Surgeons…………

Houston’s Doctor Garth Davis of The Davis Clinic shares with me in this interview some of the cold hard facts and debunks a few myths about Surgical and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Treatments.

Simply Click The PLAY Button to hear the entire interview.

More information can be found about Dr. Garth Davis and The Davis Clinic by going to
http://www.thedavisclinic.com/  or by calling directly to (713) 464-6000.

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Dr. Mark Khorsandi, Co-Founder of The Migraine Relief Center

Life Changing Options are available for Migraine Relief!

Listen to Dr. Khorsandi as he discusses some of the newest cutting edge treatment options for those who suffer from migraines and don’t know where to turn.

He pioneered the M.I.S.O.N.™ and M.I.G.O.N.E.™ minimally-invasive procedures for treating various types of severe, intractable headaches and migraines.

Dr. Mark Khorsandi and his brother, Dr. Christopher Khorsandi have offices in Houston, Las Vegas and Beverly Hills and can be reached at http://www.themigrainereliefcenter.com/ or call them directly at 855-DR-4-MIGRAINE (855-374-6447 or 713-522-5111)
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Listen to the following interview and be prepared to be amazed!

Wayne Arrington, Owner of FirstLight Home Care of The Woodlands Texas
shares information on how much help really is available for anyone taking care of a parent or loved one.

FirstLight Home Care provides non medical assistance for the elderly of infirm and their families that goes way beyond what home health care or hospice care covers.

CALL FirstLight Home Care of The Woodlands, TX at 832-380-8265 for more info
or just CLICK HERE to go to their website.

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Houston Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Theodore B. Shybut, M.D.
Dr. Shybut is a recognized  expert
who specializes in knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and hip surgery.

For More Info on Dr. Shybut, CLICK HERE!

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 Dr. Neil Badlani, M.D. M.B.A.
Orthopedic Surgeon, specialist in minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Cutting Edge Surgery for Sports Related Injuries

To learn more or to contact Dr. Neil Badlani go to his website at
www.drbadlani.com or call 713-464-0077.

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Dr. Thomas J. Parr, M.D., F.A.C.S.  

Currently, Dr. Parr serves as the Chief of Staff for Houston Orthopedic & Spine Hospital in Bellaire. Dr. Parr has been a Member of the Board of Directors for the West Point Society of Greater Houston since 1989, and is a Volunteer Medical Consultant for the Shriners’ Hospital for Children in Houston. He also enjoys being a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston.

MORE INFO ABOUT DR. THOMAS PARR

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  1. MNAdmin01 says:

    These are great interviews!

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