Posts by Dennis Purcell
Summus-affiliated physician Dr. Judd Moul shares his perspective on recent studies.
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. […]
Summus-affiliated physician discusses the latest developments in prostate cancer diagnosis
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.
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.
Mark Pegram, MD, recently spoke with OncLive about developments and the future of HER2-positive breast cancer. Dr. Pegram, a member of the Summus physician network, is director of the Stanford Breast Oncology Program and associate director for clinical research at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Read Dr. Pegram’s interview with OncLive here.
Obesity medicine expert debunks the top cholesterol myths she experiences in practice
“But, doc, I don’t eat eggs, shrimp and anything with cholesterol in it! How can my numbers be bad?” That is generally the flabbergasted reaction I get from patients who are disappointed that their cholesterol markers aren’t optimal, even after giving up dietary cholesterol and fat. Their befuddlement is only made worse when I tell […]
Our Medical Director, Dr. Jennifer Kherani, was recently profiled by Fairygodboss for her dynamic career in medicine and path to Summus. In the interview, Dr. Kherani shares her career advice for women and why she is so passionate about the work we do at Summus – namely, transforming the healthcare experience for patients and doctors […]
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