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Medicine, We're Still Practicing

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Learn the best ways to care for your skin with Dermatologist Dr. Payam Abrishami.  Dr. Abrishami shares what happens to our skin as we age, the importance of skincare, what ingredients to look for, and where to go to get the best products to help protect your skin.


Learn simple ways to improve health care for the aging population. In the third episode of our series showcasing groundbreaking research and gold standard practice of Cedars-Sinai Hospital, we welcome Geriatrician Dr. Sonja Rosen onto the show. Dr Rosen is a Chief of Geriatric Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, and Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine in UCLA.

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What is Crohn's disease and how can we treat it? Gastroenterologist Dr. Stephan Targan (Cedars-Sinai Hospital) shares symptoms to look out for, possible causes, and best ways to manage and fight irritable bowl disease, through research he's discovered from dedicating his life to studying and fighting Crohn's.

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Dr. Chad Gordon joins the show as the Director of Neuroplastics and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins. He specializes in complex skull reconstruction, facial reconstruction, and is on the cutting edge of Smart Cranial Implants


The Johns Hopkins Medicine Series Best Moments: highlighting the innovation and groundbreaking techniques from our interviews with world class medical experts from one of the world's most preeminent hospitals.

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Are you one of the 100,000,000 people who don't get a proper night's sleep? Dr. Christopher Earley, professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University, shares his incredible Sleep Science research, with a special interest in Restless Leg Syndrome, highlighting and discussing the many issues that keep us up at night, and their ramifications on our health.


23 - Dr. Ken Pienta: Pinning Down Prostate Cancer (Johns Hopkins Series Part 2)

Dr. Ken Pienta, Professor of Urology, Oncology, Pharmacology, Molecular Sciences, and Director of Research for The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, shares his insight on the state-of-the-art treatment and outcomes for prostate cancer. From proton therapy to immunotherapy, Johns Hopkins is leading the way in innovative ways for the treatment of this widespread disease.

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21 - Understanding the Virus with Dr. Howard Fullman

Board Certified Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman discusses everything COVID-19 related including: vaccine distribution, ICU’s during a surge, and the UK virus mutation.


19 - Vaccines and the Future of COVID  with Epidemiologist Dr. George Rutherford

World Class Epidemiologist and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UCSF Dr. George Rutherford joins us to clear the air on vaccine questions, the sudden new cases of virus reinfection, and all things COVID-19. 

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17 - Dr. Howard Fullman: COVID, Probiotics, and the Impact of Coronavirus on the Future of Medicine

Bacteria, probiotics and COVID. Should we be exposing our children to more bacteria?  Should everyone be taking a probiotic? Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman shares some thoughts on COVID-19 and its relating politics, the efficacy of probiotics, and building a pandemic-proof immune system.


15 - The Doctor Will See You Now with ER Doctors Matt Rill and Matthew Thompson

Is telemedicine the future for doctors? ER Doctors and Tele-Medicine entrepreneurs Matt Rill and Matthew Thompson talk about how Tele-Medicine has changed the office visit in a world virtually closed down by COVID-19.


Coronavirus and Couples Therapy: Certified Relationship Therapist Mary Kay Cocharo offers tips, counseling, and exercises for couples dealing with social distancing and communication challenges.


How are you feeling today? With a worldwide pandemic going on, there's a lot to cope with: family, isolation, stress, and so much more. Family Therapist, Sharon Ellenbogen, and Robb Report Health & Wellness Editor, Janice O'Leary, share how to cope during these unprecedented times.


Dr. Howard Jay Fullman discusses Medicare's role in insurance coverage, universal healthcare, and how the U.S. compares to other countries regarding healthcare quality.


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What is the next innovation in medical technology? Dr. Howard Jay Fullman discusses the newest high quality, cutting-edge medical technology, and healthcare costs while maintaining quality patient outcomes all while balancing insurance coverage.


Vaccinations - are they safe or harmful? Infectious disease specialist Dr. Suzanne Donovan expresses her views on the vitality of getting vaccinated and why not getting vaccinated endangers those we are trying to protect.

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Is football safe for children (and adults) to play? Dr. Bert Mandelbaum, of Sports Medicine Orthopedics, gives his perspective of the risk and rewards of sports, and what we can all do to live a longer, healthier life.


Will artificial intelligence help develop the healthcare industry? Where is the healthcare industry heading? Dr. Peter Grossman, renown reconstructive surgeon discusses the current state and future of medicine.


Revisiting our conversation with Dr. Suzanne Donovan and her harrowing work on the Ebola outbreak and the parallels to the COVID19 pandemic.

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Do you know the warning signs of pulmonary embolism and hypertension ? Associate Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division Dr. Victor Tapson (Cedars-Sinai Hospital) shares what to look for when it comes to PE and PH, as well as some of his latest research and COVID's role in these diseases.


Members of the Certis Oncology Team share their groundbreaking new model for approaching the treatment of cancer. CurtCo is honored to share the studio with a team that can truly change the world.

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Assistant Director of Special Operations in the Department of Emergency Care at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Matthew Levy, joins this week's show. He specializes in Disaster Medicine, Tactical Medicine Education, and EMS/EMT care.


Leading Patient Psychological Care: Dr. Megan Hosey, Johns Hopkins Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Assistant Professor, discusses her work in providing frontline psychological care to patients in the ICU. In an extremely unique field, Dr. Megan Hosey is gifted with the powerful skillset of providing warmth and psychological support to ICU patients in very troubled times.


24 -  Dr. Martin Brodsky: Freedom of Speech (Johns Hopkins Series Part 3)

Dr. Martin B. Brodsky, Speech Pathologist, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Medicine, and a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, shares his insight on Speech Pathology in the ICU, dealing with dysphagia (swallowing problems), and physical therapy for vocal cord damage.

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22 - Dr. Dale Needham: Awake in the ICU (Johns Hopkins Series Pt 1)

Dr. Dale Needham, Medical Director, Critical Care Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Program, and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine, shares groundbreaking insight in new practices of wakefulness in ICU patients. From improved recovery rates to lower levels of delirium, and enhanced post ICU recovery rates, this episode is eye-opening.

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20 - Children and COVID-19 with Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Kristin Moffitt

Children seem to have much stronger immunity than adults to COVID-19, but there may be more to it than what meets the eye. 

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18 - Dr. Philippe Friedlich: Pediatric Surgery, Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia, Pre-Mature Births, and CHLA

The man with the golden soul Dr. Philippe Friedlich joins us this to discuss his lifesaving work as a pediatric surgeon and neonatologist this week! His many unique techniques, a cause for autism, premature births, and of course a quick update on how COVID has affected his profession are also touched on.


Dr. Taback catches us up to all the relevant information relating to COVID, as well as answers some burning questions like: Will it be safe to get the vaccine? Can pets spread the virus? Should young people worry about permanent lung damage after contracting the virus? And much more.


Dr. Varinder Singh of Lenox Hill Hospital Group in NYC gives a personal view of what it's like to contract COVID - 19. He describes his two weeks of isolation, the effect the disease has had on his practice, his family, and his life.

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12 - Dr. Allen Berger: Overcoming Anxiety And Fear During Quarantine

Renowned Psychotherapist Allen Berger, Ph.D. offers practical guidelines for fending off fear and anxiety during the Coronavirus pandemic.


10 - A Coronavirus Update with Infectious Disease Expert, Dr. Suzanne Donovan

PANDEMIC! What we need to know (and do) about the Coronavirus. Who is most at risk from COVID-19 and how to protect yourself from this spreading disease? Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Suzanne Donovan, and host, Dr. Steven Taback, provide the latest information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.


The Coronavirus: Everything You Need To Know: Infectious Disease Specialist and Infection Control Expert, Dr. Suzanne Donovan talks about this disease spreading the world and what we can do - or need to do - to protect ourselves


The secrets to living longer, healthier lives: Dr. Valter Longo, creator of the 5-Day Fasting Mimicking Diet, discusses the role of time restricted eating, intermittent fasting, and how it affects aging, health and longevity.


When Ebola breaks out in Sierra Leone, how do doctors respond? Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Suzanne Donovan talks about her experiences fighting the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone and how doctors save doctors in a crisis.


The beauty and the BS of plastic surgery. What is aging gracefully? Dr. Peter Grossman continues his discussion of the current state of medicine, health insurance and the future of healthcare.

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