April 19, 2010

Rhinoplasty for Nasal Obstruction

When Marya was only 22 years old, she was diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis. Seventeen years later she has undergone two total knee replacements, as well as replacement of all of the metacarpophalangeal joints in both of her hands. “The…

April 8, 2010

Producing Quality Outcomes in Thyroid Surgery

Up to 50 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with a thyroid nodule at some time in their lives, found either by palpation or incidentally on a radiographic imaging study. About 4 to 7 percent of these nodules will be…

April 8, 2010

A Cancer Patient Regains His Voice

Following surgical resection and stereotactic radiation therapy to treat a metastatic adenocarcinoma in his left cerebral hemisphere, Dick Smith’s voice was inexplicably reduced to a whisper. “Between his brain surgery in July and the Gamma Knife treatment in mid-August, Dick…

November 19, 2009

Endoscopic drainage of an epidural abscess

Dr. Fakhri presents a minimally invasive approach for the surgical management of an intracranial abscess.