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Pushing for a Step in the Right Direction

December 16, 2019

As a dermatologist, it is my job to take the clues the skin provides and interpret these to do my very best to diagnose, monitor and treat my patients. Insurance companies sometimes make that difficult.

Chronic Migraine, Chronic Insurer Denials

June 20, 2019

“It was so bad. It just wouldn’t quit.” Sara, a new patient, was sitting in my office describing a migraine attack that had led to a recent hospitalization.

More than a Punchline

May 29, 2019

Most people have a stereotypical perception of Tourette syndrome. Likely based on a movie or TV show, their vision is of an uncontrollable stream of insults and curse words. On the screen, these symptoms become the joke, the punchline. Yet cliché portrayals of Tourette syndrome are not only oversimplified, but also harmful.