Dr. Kherani featured by Nomad Health

By Dennis Purcell | March 12, 2018

Summus’ Medical Director, Dr. Jennifer Kherani, was recently interviewed by Nomad Health. Nomad Health, a marketplace for clinical jobs, asked Dr. Kherani about her career in medicine and her journey to co-founding Summus. Read the full interview with Nomad Health here.

NYTimes: “Two Prostate Cancer Drugs Delay Spread of the Disease by Two Years”

Summus-affiliated physician Dr. Judd Moul shares his perspective on recent studies.

By Dennis Purcell | February 14, 2018

Dr. Judd Moul, professor of surgery and director of the Duke Prostate Center, was quoted in a recent NYTimes article. For the first time, two independent clinical trials have showed that two different drugs give certain patients about two more years before their cancer metastasizes. “‘We’re going from rags to riches,’” says Dr. Moul. […]

Prostate cancer diagnosis: are there better options than a simple PSA test?

Summus-affiliated physician discusses the latest developments in prostate cancer diagnosis

By Dennis Purcell | October 20, 2017

Summus-affiliated physician Dr. David Penson, Chair of the Department of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt, was recently featured in an LA Times article discussing the diagnosis of prostate cancer. In the article, Dr. Penson discusses improvements over simple PSA tests. Read the full article from the LA Times here.

Thoughts from our Medical Director: Keeping an Intelligent Medicine Cabinet

By Jennifer Kherani, MD | October 18, 2017

Many people, having become familiar with their own healthcare needs and nuances, have seemingly become their own amateur healthcare professional. Over-the-counter (OTC) remedies and old prescriptions are kept organized in medicine chests, creating an impromptu apothecary. Everything from monthly headaches to recurrent sinus infections and conjunctivitis are cut off at the pass by savvy former […]

Dr. Linda Liau named neurosurgery department chair at UCLA

By Dennis Purcell | October 2, 2017

Summus congratulates Linda M. Liau, MD, PhD, MBA, who has been named UCLA’s neurosurgery academic department chair. Dr. Liau, a member of Summus’ physician network, is only the second woman to ever serve as chair of an academic neurosurgery department in the U.S. Read more about Dr. Liau’s accomplishments here.

Gut health – diet, screening for cancer, and exciting developments

A conversation with distinguished NYC-based gastroenterologist

By Jennifer Kherani, MD | September 11, 2017

Your ‘gut’ is comprised of multiple components, and is one of the few parts of your body that has direct contact with the environment. If you were to follow your food, it would begin in your mouth, continue down your esophagus, into your stomach, through three segments of the small intestine, and on to your […]

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