Feature Profiles

Celebrating a Decade of Ripple Effects of Better Health: Nemours Children’s Health Marks 10 Years Since Opening Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida

Oct 20, 2022 at 06:51 pm by pj

    Nemours unveils community gift addressing food insecurity   Since opening its doors 10 years ago, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida has deliv.... Read More

AdventHealth Leader Testifies to U.S. Senate, Surgeon Agrees Organ Transplant System has Failed

Oct 11, 2022 at 12:33 am by pj

  In August,  Barry Friedman, executive director of the AdventHealth Transplant Institute addressed the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, along with.... Read More

In Other Words with Dr. Lisa Spector, MD

Sep 22, 2022 at 11:05 pm by pj

Parents, Give Yourself Grace (and Space) for Mental Wellness Dr. Lisa Spector, MD, FAAP, is Division Chief of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nemours Children&rsqu.... Read More

Dr. Steven McCarus Reaches Milestone with 100th Gynecological Procedure Using Senhance

Aug 08, 2022 at 09:47 am by pj

  Robotic system more economical and easy to use.  One hundred women have benefitted from a surgical system, unique in Florida at AdventHealth Winter Park, that is.... Read More

 For Michael Wolak, MD, PhD, Patient Care is Personal

Aug 02, 2022 at 10:34 pm by pj

  CLERMONT – For Michael Wolak, PhD, MD, a board-certified neurosurgeon with the Orlando Health Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Institute Neurosurgery Group at Orl.... Read More

UF Diabetes Institute director Mark Atkinson wins Distinguished Scientist Award

Jul 23, 2022 at 05:51 pm by pj

By Bill Levesque University of Florida Diabetes Institute director Mark Atkinson, Ph.D., whose founding of a biobank of pancreatic tissue 15 years ago transformed t.... Read More

For Ohme Entin, Running A Hospital Is All About People

Jun 08, 2022 at 04:40 pm by pj

Running a hospital has got to be one of the most complex jobs you can have. In addition to the normal management challenges any business or organization faces, you must includ.... Read More

Physician Spotlight: Scott A. Zenoni, MD

May 16, 2022 at 03:15 pm by pj

   “In Other Words”…We Can Curb Pedestrian Traffic Injuries: Be Seen, Be Safe  Our Physician Spotlight this month features Scott A. Zenoni,.... Read More

Dr. Ross Taylor: Data and Networking Make a Difference

Apr 23, 2022 at 03:46 pm by pj

For the first time in Florida’s history, more than 450 HCA Florida Healthcare affiliated sites of care across the state have united under a shared brand, a transformatio.... Read More

Patient story, Jacqulyn Kemper: ‘They call me a medical miracle’

Mar 22, 2022 at 10:34 pm by pj

By Matthew Gomez (Editor's note: Part of a continuing series on the Interventional Endoscopy program at AdventHealth) She’s not supposed to be alive. Diagnosed with St.... Read More

Drs. Bobby Gibbons, II, and Luke Elms Advocate Early Education for Hernia Patients

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:18 pm by pj

    One of the most effective treatments for hernias could be patient education   Surgical repair of hernias in people is one of the oldest known surgical pr.... Read More

Veronica Acosta, MD: New Home, New Role, New Hospital

Mar 02, 2022 at 01:41 am by pj

Looking at the brief history of Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital through the eyes of Veronica Acosta, MD, gives you a sense of the pace of change in this part of Central F.... Read More

Saving Lives One Kidney at a Time: Nearly 60 Years In, Dr. Robert Metzger Reflects on the Evolution of the AdventHealth Transplant Program

Feb 09, 2022 at 05:15 pm by pj

Nearly 60 years ago, Robert Metzger, MD, considered the Father of the AdventHealth Transplant Program, was a co-founder, developing the program at Florida Hospital. Through th.... Read More

Five Orlando Health Surgeons Initiated into American College of Surgeons

Jan 26, 2022 at 07:11 pm by pj

Five Orlando Health surgeons recently became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during their recent Convocation ceremony at the College’s virtual Clinica.... Read More

The War on Cancer at 50: The Origin Story Begins With a Socialite Citizen-Lobbyist

Jan 10, 2022 at 07:58 pm by pj

  By Gabrielle Emanuel, WBUR, Kaiser Health News The roots of the National Cancer Act can be traced to a small home in Watertown, Wisconsin. In the early 1900s, a.... Read More

The Cutting Edge of Medicine: Dr. Roy Hwang on Deep Brain Stimulation

Dec 22, 2021 at 07:09 pm by pj

The Neurohealth Sciences Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare’s Central Florida Regional Hospital, recently welcomed board-certified neurosurgeon Roy Hwang, MD. With a.... Read More

An Inspiration to Give. What Can You Do?

Dec 15, 2021 at 04:36 pm by pj

A Reflection on Providing COVID-19 Medical Relief to India   Editor’s note: In this Christmas season, we have reason to celebrate and mourn. The past 23 months ha.... Read More

Three Young Surgeons with Their Eyes on the Skies

Nov 10, 2021 at 06:14 pm by pj

They are three friends and colleagues from different places. They have different sets of experiences and are motivated by different things. And while they each are unique, the.... Read More

Curing Thyroid Nodules Without Surgery: Angela D Mazza, DO

Oct 13, 2021 at 05:58 pm by pj

    Angela D. Mazza, DO, FAAMFM, ECNU, CDE is double board-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and Internal Medicine. She completed her fellowship.... Read More

A Physician Who Knows Things Only Professional Athletes Know

Sep 28, 2021 at 12:18 pm by pj

   Bruce Thomas, MD, Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute   Dr. Bruce Thomas of Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute (JOI) treats some of the mos.... Read More