By ABC News

Aug 14, 2014 9:48am

‘NY Med’ Neurosurgeon Was ‘Bitten by the Doctor Bug’

By Dr. Guy McKhann People often assume that coming from a family of doctors, I chose medicine as a natural career path. But it was not that easy. My great-grandfather was an Ohio family doctor, my grandfather was an academic pediatrician and my father is… Read More »

Aug 7, 2014 6:53pm

Exclusive: US Students Stranded in Liberia ‘Safe,’ Want to Come Home

In an exclusive interview with ABC News, six students from Alabama’s Tuskegee University, stranded in the center of the Ebola danger zone in Africa, said they are “safe” and “healthy” but eager to get home. The students participated in a study abroad program but got… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 1, 2014 6:03pm

Young Nurse Needs Pacemaker, Becomes Patient on ‘NY Med’

By Diana Costine Filming the second season of NY Med was very different for me than filming season 1, because I found myself in a unique position of role reversal: going from treating patients to being a patient myself. I had surgery this season to implant… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 25, 2014 9:17am

Report Raises Safety Questions on Popular Blood Thinner

By Suneel Kamath, MD A scientific study released Wednesday suggests the makers of the blood thinner Pradaxa may have held back information that may have prevented serious bleeding complications among some of the million or so Americans using it. Meanwhile, the maker of Pradaxa, German… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 24, 2014 6:00am

How ‘NY Med’ Neurosurgeon Prepares Patients for ‘New Me’

By Philip Stieg, PhD, MD As chief of neurosurgery at a major teaching hospital, I am used to being observed — I always have students and residents watching me. Teaching is something I love to do, and nothing is more rewarding than mentoring the next… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 17, 2014 6:00am

‘It’s Not Brain Surgery’ Was a Siren Call, ‘NY Med’ Neurosurgeon Says

By Brad E. Zacharia, M.D. I’m a neurosurgeon, which I knew was my calling long before I applied to medical school.  I’m not sure what it was – my fascination with the brain or love of a challenge – but I was never going to… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 11, 2014 3:52pm

Sexual Addiction May Be Real After All

By Tara Berman, MD The debate over whether sex addiction actually exists may be put to bed by a new study that peers into the brains of those with compulsive sexual behaviors. Researchers at the University of Cambridge used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 10, 2014 6:00am

Having Heart Surgery Is Like Flying, NY Med Doc Says

By Michael Argenziano, M.D. I’m a cardiac surgeon. I’m lots of other things, of course–a husband, father, and Little League coach–but I’ve spent the 30 years since high school graduation essentially working toward one goal, to become the best cardiac surgeon I can be. Cardiac… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 3, 2014 6:00am

‘NY Med’ Doc Recalls Mom’s Reaction to Sexual Medicine Specialty

By Darius A. Paduch, M.D., PhD “Sexual medicine? Why can’t you be the director of Cardiac Health?” – My mother. Those were the words of shock and embarrassment I heard when I announced proudly that I had become a director of Sexual Health and Medicine… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 2, 2014 5:10pm

Challenges Mount for Doctors Fighting Deadly Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization said today that it is struggling to contain an unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus on the continent of Africa. The contagious and deadly disease is spreading, in part because of trade, across the borders of three countries: Liberia, Guinea and… Read More »