On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer is joined by West Penn System Cardiologists Dr. George Gabriel and Dr. Travis Wilson.
Dr. Pifer was joined by AGH Orthopaedic Surgeon Brad Palmer to discuss Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Gerald Pifer is joined by Doctors Jose Oliva and Kusum Tom from the AGH Liver Transplant program.
Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Dr. David Skoner of Allegheny General Hospital Director of Allergy and Immunology.
This week on Medical Frontiers, Dr. Gerald Pifer and Dr. Ashis Tayal, Allegheny General Hospital stroke neurologist and director of the AGH Stroke Center, talk about strokes.
Dr. Pifer was joined in the NewsRadio1020 KDKA Studio for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Kathleen Erb, Dr. Bill Poller and Dr. Larry Wickerham.
Police are investigating a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood. A woman was reportedly shot in chest in the 2700-block of Brighton Road.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Robert Keenan and Dr Marvin Balaan.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA’s Medical Frontiers by Dr. Angela Stupi. Dr. Stupi is a West Penn Allegheny Health System Rheumatologist.
With all the hot weather this summer, 2012 has had 13 ozone action days so far – already more than last year’s nine days, seven in 2010 and six in 2009. Breathing ozone can trigger coughing, a scratchy throat, or worse, it can aggravate asthma and emphysema.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio by Dr. George Small on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers. Dr. Small is a neurologist and medical director of Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA at Allegheny General Hospital.
After a traumatic event, some people have trouble sleeping, feelings of anger and heightened alertness. If this persists, it could be post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can affect as many as 1 in 8 people who survive.
Robotic surgery has been used to remove kidneys, do hysterectomies and prostate surgery. Doctors at Allegheny General Hospital have added another organ – the heart.
Spring time is usually when the trees start to bud followed by a runny nose, an itchy throat and itchy eyes. All of these symptoms set in earlier this year due to the mild winter.
If you or someone you know suffers from chronic headaches or migraines then you know sometimes the pain is so bad you’ll do almost anything to get relief. For some people, that means a drive northwest of Pittsburgh for an experimental treatment.
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