JOIN LIZ THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:35AM FOR THE
SLOCUM DICKSON MEDICAL MOMENT
THEY’LL BE TALKING ABOUT WAYS TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HEALTHY, AS WELL AS NEW AND EXCITING THINGS HAPPENING AT SLOCUM DICKSON MEDICAL GROUP.
Our special guest this month was Manzurul Sikder MD, Hematologist/ Oncologist.
We talk about why colon health important. What colon cancer is.
If certain individuals are at a greater risk for developing colon cancer.
For the medical moment this month our guest was Prasanna Kumar MD, Cardiologist. We talk about Coronary Artery Disease. What is Coronary Artery Disease?What are the symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease? Is sudden chest pain the only sign of heart disease? What symptoms require a call to 911? Check it out
Listen to Slocum-Dickson's firs Medical Moment of 2018 featuring Dr. Saira Syed, the latest addition to our Internal Medicine Department. In recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Syed will be sharing important information on prevention and detection.
Our guest for this week is Kenneth Visalli, DO. He is a primary care physician – Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He is also from the area – Notre Dame HS and Utica College. We talk all these topics! What is the difference between a cold and the flu? If you have cold or flu symptoms should you see a doctor or can you treat them with over the counter medicine? Are there ways to prevent cold and flu or shorten the amount of time you are sick? What a DO is and how it is different from an MD.
Our guest for November’s Medical Moment was Muhammad Jhandier, MD Slocum Dickson's newest Gastroenterologist.
November is National Stomach Cancer Awareness month so we chatted about:
Signs and Symptoms of stomach cancer
Is there anything we can do to prevent this type of cancer.
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Our guest for the October Slocum Dickson Medical Moment were Adrian & Dr. James Cesare, the director of the Breast Care Center.
The Dr talked about:
When is the appropriate time for women to start getting mammograms? (there are differing guidelines out there)
What factors but women at greater risk for breast cancer
Should women do self-exams? Are they effective?
What’s new in the treatment of breast cancer?
This month Adrian brought New Hartford native, Neurologist Dr. Cherukuri for the Medical Moment. We talked alot about Strokes. What causes them, What to do if you or your loved one has one, Warning Signs, & tips to help prevent them. Learn More at sdmg.com
Family Practice MD, Dr. Oduwa joined Adrian in studio to discuss Vaccines. Who should get what vaccine & when. We also discussed Liz hating needles, & job openings at Slocum-Dickson Medical Group. visit sdmg.com for more
In This Month's Medical Moment, Adrian welcomed Dr. Muhammad Jhandier the new Gastroenterologist. Some questions discussed included:
-When are digestive issues (heartburn, irregularity etc) serious enough that you should see a doctor?
-What is the difference between a food sensitivity, an allergy or a condition like celiac disease?
-IBS and IBD , what are these conditions and what are the symptoms?
-What are some basic things we can all do to improve our GI health?
During the June Medical Moment, Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought in Physical Therapist Tom Gallagher. The majority of the conversation revolved around The Boilermaker 15K Road Race & how you can help prevent injuries with some simple moves.
May's Slocum Dickson Medical Moment featured Adrian, & Oncologist Dr. Din. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month & we discussed what to look for, who's at risk, & if sunscreen is enough to protect you.
March is "Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month" so Adrian fom Slocum-Dickson brought in Dr. Felix Oduwa, he a Family Practice Physician. He handled many topics including.
When should screenings for colorectal cancer begin?
How often should people be screened?
Are there different types of screenings?
What risk factors are associated with colon cancer?
What symptoms are associated with colon cancer?
February is "Heart Month" so Adrian fom Slocum-Dickson brought in Dr. Vikram Bisen, Interventional Cardiologist to talk about women and heart disease since “go red” was the next day. We talked about:
What is an interventional cardiologist
How common is heart disease in women (many still think of this as a man’s disease)
How is heart disease different in women? What are the symptoms?
How important is it to seek medical attention right away
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought the Director of Rehabilitation, Sue Buschor in to chat about Slocum's incredible PT/OT & Rehabilitation Department with Big Poppa & Liz. Plus, we find out what a MCU really is
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought Dr. Eadline in to chat about "Pediatrics" with Big Poppa & Liz. What are good do's & dont's. Plus how long should you wait to bring your child in if they're starting to get sick?
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought Dr. Din in to chat with Big Poppa & Liz about Breast Cancer, along with different options that are available to patients at Slocum's Breast Cancer Center.
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought Cardiologist Dr. Bison in to chat with Big Poppa & Liz about heart health.
There apparently is a difference in heart attack symptoms for men & women
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought Podiatrist Dr. Powers in to chat with Big Poppa & Liz about healthy feet.
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought Physical Therapist Phil Fess in to chat with Big Poppa & Liz about keeping healthy during Boilermaker.
Tips is preparing, what you can do before, during, & after to prevent injuries. and what to do if you do become injured, & more!
Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Sultana Razia in to chat with Big Poppa & Liz about cancer, treatments, using a CT Scan to test for lung cancer & more!
May is "Skin Cancer Awareness Month" Adrian from Slocum-Dickson Medical Group brought plastic surgeon Dr. Carl Krasniak in to chat with Big Poppa & Banna about when should you be getting something checked out, prevention, risk factors, treatment & more!
April is Autism Awareness Month & Adrian brought Pediatrician, Dr Rio to chat about warning signs of Autism. How to start the long process of getting an actual diagnosis & more.
March is Colorectol Cancer Awareness Month & Adrian brought in GI specialist Dr. Mirza to talk about warning signs, when you should get screened & more!
To celebrate Heart Month, Adrian from Slocum-Dickson brought in Cardiologist Dr. Kumar to talk Heart Health. We also discussed warning signs, & tips to keep your heart healthier
To start the new year, Adrian from Slocum-Dickson stopped in with Pediatrician and President, Dr. Stephen Eadline. This medical moment concentrated cold & flu season. Debunking old home remedies, when you should actually call a Dr when sick
Adrian was in studio with Herman Van Atten for December's Medical Moment. Herman is the Director Ancillary Services at Slocum Dickson. It's very cool to listen how all of the departments communicate, work together, & make for an easier, quicker, & better experience for patients.
Adrian was in studio for the "Medical Moment" talking about Diabetes (November is Diabetes Awareness Month).When should people start to be tested, how best to handle it as a child & as an adult, were topics of discussion. Adrian also talked about workshops that are open to the public to help people deal with Diabetes.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, So Slocum Dickson's Marketing Manager Adrian brought in the Director of Slocum's Breast Care Center, Dr. James Cesare. 1 in 8 women will deal with Breast Cancer in their lifetime. We talked about all of the services that Slocum's Breast Cancer Center offers. Including onsite biopsies, genetic testing & the fact that if you discover a lump you will NOT have to wait 2 weeks to get it checked out. It really is an informative & powerful interview.
Dr. Ahmed Rezk joined Slocum's Marketing Manager Adrian Colosimo in studio for the latest Medical Moment. Dr. Rezk is a Family Practice Physician & also a CNY native. (New Hartford High School, Utica College) We talked about what it's like to to do Family Practice in your home town. We also discussed all of the benefits & convenience of having your Family Dr located right at Slocum Dickson
ORTHOPEDIC TOTAL JOINT SURGEON, DR. JOHN SULLIVAN CAME IN TO TALK ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF ORTHOPEDIC PROCEDURES OFFERED AT SLOCUM. INCLUDING SOME THAT INVOLVE THE "MAKO" ROBOTIC ARM
MARKETING MANAGER ADRIAN COLOSIMO & PLASTIC/RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON, DR. CARL KRASNIAK CAME IN TO TALK ABOUT SKIN CANCER PREVENTION, WHAT TO LOOK FOR, & ALSO TREATMENTS.
MARKETING MANAGER ADRIAN COLOSIMO & PAIN MANAGMENT SPECIALIST DR. MICHAEL McNULTY CAME IN TO TALK ABOUT PAIN, THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF PAIN & HOW SLOCUM'S NEW PAIN MANAGEMENT SUITE CAN HELP. LISTEN BELOW
MARKETING MANAGER ADRIAN COLOSIMO, & CARDIOLOGIST DR. PRASANNA KUMAR CAME TO TALK HEART HEALTH AS CNY GETS READY FOR AMERICA'S GREATEST HEARTRUN & WALK. LISTEN BELOW
IN THE FIRST SEGMENT, DR. EADLINE CAME IN TO TALK ABOUT SLOCUM IN GENERAL & ALSO PEDIATRICS. YOU CAN LISTEN BELOW