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2020 Top Doctors

Congratulations to Nirav Shah, MD on being named one of Philidelphia Magazine Top Doctors 2020!                     https://www.phillymag.com/find-a-doctor/nirav-shah/

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Dr. Mark McLaughlin’s Telemed Tip for Doctors

1. Use Zoom as a video platform, it is HIPAA compliant. All you need to do is set up a business associate agreement with them. 2. The coding is easy. Use the same new and established patient E&M codes. The only modification is to strictly bill on the amount of time spent with the patient.…

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Tips to Improve a Long Recovery

A woman in a hospital bed rests after a procedure, preparing for a long recovery

A long recovery from a major surgery or operation is an ongoing process that requires discipline in self care, mental stamina, and emotional fortitude. Recoveries can span months or even years depending on the severity of the procedure. Medical professionals carefully tailor rehabilitation strategies based on individual patient needs, and it’s crucial to follow these…

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Orthopedic Surgeons vs. Neurosurgeons

neurosurgeons perform a brain surgery

Neurosurgeons and Orthopedic Surgeons are both qualified and trained to perform complex operations on the spine of a patient. Over the years, the line between these two types of surgeons has continued to blur and understanding the differences between them comes down to evaluating their key specializations and qualifications. In determining which type of surgeon…

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What is a Concussion?

concussion

A Concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury caused by the brain moving rapidly and violently within the skull. This is normally the result of a hard blow or jolt to the head during contact sports, car crashes, bike riding, and falls. In the U.S., over one million traumatic brain injuries occur each year. …

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What is a Herniated Disc?

herniated disk

A Herniated disc is one of the leading causes of back pain, as 20 out of 1000 people are diagnosed with the condition. According to the American Chiropractic Association, studies show that over 80% of the population will experience some form of back pain over the course of their lives. Small discs cushion the vertebrae…

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