Interviews

  • Dr. Jamie Koufman: Treating Reflux with Diet

    By Michelle Alford on August 22, 2011 in Heroes
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    Jamie Koufman, M.D., is the Director of the Voice Institute of New York and is a Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology at New York Medical College. In addition, she is an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at Drexel University, an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Surgery at George Washington School of Medicine, and an Adjunct Associate...

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  • Dr. Bohdan Pomahac: Changing Lives with Face Transplants

    By Michelle Alford on July 7, 2011 in Heroes
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    Bohdan Pomahac, M.D., is Director of Plastic Surgery Transplantation and Medical Director of Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Burn Center. He lead the United State’s second partial face transplantation in April 2009 and the nation’s first full face transplantation in March 2011. Dr. Pomahac grew up in the Czech Republic and...

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  • Dr Robert Hale: Regenerative Medicine for Facial Scars & Burns

    By Michelle Alford on March 2, 2011 in Heroes
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    Robert G. Hale, D.D.S., is Commander of the US Army Dental and Trauma Research Detachment, Consultant to the Surgeon General for dental research, Director of Craniomaxillofacial Research for the US Army Institute of Surgical Research, and Representative to the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Colonel Hale received his doctorate from Emory University School of Dentistry in...

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  • Dr. Tina Alster: Mentoring a New Generation of Doctors

    By Michelle Alford on January 26, 2011 in Heroes
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    Tina S. Alster, M.D., has been practicing medicine for over twenty years. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and completed her dermatology residency at Yale University. She is currently a clinical professor at Georgetown University Medical Center and is the founding director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery. Dr. Alster has published...

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  • Dr. Joseph Niamtu, III: Restoring Facial Perfection

    By Michelle Alford on November 29, 2010 in Heroes
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    Joseph Niamtu, III DMD, has been practicing surgery for twenty-seven years. He is the founder, president, and medical director of one of the largest oral and maxillofacial surgery practices on the East Coast. In addition, he is currently an assistant professor in theDepartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth...

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  • Dr. Jill Waibel: Bringing Hope to Burn Victims

    By Michelle Alford on October 22, 2010 in Heroes
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    Jill Waibel, M.D., is an award-winning dermatologist. Best known for her work with burn patients, Dr. Waibel is an innovator in the field of laser surgery. Her groundbreaking procedures benefit burn patients both medically and cosmetically. Dr. Waibel graduated at the top of her class from Wright State University’s School of Medicine. She...

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  • Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D.: Healing Back Pain with Yoga

    By Michelle Alford on September 28, 2010 in Heroes
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    Mary Pullig Schatz, M.D., has been practicing medicine for over forty years. She received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Schatz has published numerous articles and run workshops for back and neck care basics. She is the author of Back Care...

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  • Dr. Allen D. Rosen: Reconstructive Surgery for Charity

    By Michelle Alford on September 3, 2010 in Heroes
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    Allen D. Rosen, M.D., has been practicing medicine for over twenty years. He received his doctorate from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. In addition to being board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he has a Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery and a Certificate...

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  • Dr. Evan Flatow: Innovating Shoulder Surgery

    By Michelle Alford on August 20, 2010 in Heroes
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    Evan L. Flatow, M.D., has been practicing medicine for almost thirty years. He received his medical degree from Columbia University in 1981 and is currently chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York. A leading expert in his field, Dr. Flatow has published five books...

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  • Dr. Tom McGuire: Practicing and Promoting Mercury-Safe Dentistry

    By Michelle Alford on May 10, 2010 in Heroes
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    Tom McGuire, D.D.S., has been a mercury-free and mercury-safe dentist for over 30 years. He received his BS at San Francisco State University and his DDS at theUniversity of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco.  Dr. McGuire founded the Dental Wellness Institute in 1997 with the goal of bridging the gap between...

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