Medical Monday

Joining Alan Chartock today is Dr. Clement Darling,  President of The Vascular Group,  Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Albany Medical Center Hospital, Professor of Surgery at Albany Medical College, and Chair of the Vascular Educational Endowment Fund.  He is is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of U.S. adults are obese, and medical costs for those adults is over $1,400 higher than for those of normal weight.  Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Chi Cheung of CHP-Adams Internists. Dr. Chi Cheung is Berkshire County’s first obesity specialist.  A board certified internist, Dr. Cheung works closely with dieticians, nutritionists, and others who can assist patients with wellness and lifestyle issues.  

Dr. Luke Pluto
Albany Medical Center

 Joining us today is Dr. Luke Pluto. He’s a board-certified pulmonologist with a specialty in sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia and narcolepsy. He comes to us from Albany Medical Center’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Having trouble sleeping? Dr. Pluto is here to answer your questions.

Dr. James Wise
Health Quest Medical Practice

  Joining us today is Dr. James Wise. He’s board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He comes to us from the Division of Rhuematology at Health Quest Medical Practice and Northern Dutchess Hospital in Kingston, where he treats rheumatologic conditions like arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia and gout. He’s here to answer your questions.

Joining us today is Dr. Alan Sanders. He’s board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He comes to us from Upstate Infectious Diseases Associates in Albany, and from Albany Memorial, Saratoga and St. Peter’s Hospitals, where he is Chief of Infectious Diseases. He’s here to answer your questions. 

Joining us today is Dr. Richard Dentico. He’s a board-certified orthopedist with Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County.  He specializes in pain management and sports medicine and he’s here to answer your questions.

Joining us today is Dr. Suzie Mookherjee. She’s a board-certified cardiologist with Albany Medical Center’s Division of Cardiology. She specializes in prevention and treatment of heart disease, particularly in women, and she’s here to answer your questions.

Dr. Fred Orlando
Berkshire Eye Center

   Joining us today is Dr. Fred Orlando. He’s a board-certified ophthalmologist with the Berkshire Eye Center in Pittsfield. He specializes in cataract and laser surgery, as well as glaucoma and general eye care, and he’s here to answer your questions.

    

  Joining us today is Dr. Nora Perkins. Dr. Perkins is an otolaryngologist coming to us from Albany ENT and Allergy Services. She specializes in sinus disorders and laryngology, and she’s here to answer your questions.

Joining us today is Dr. Paul Lemanski of the Capital Care Center for Preventative Medicine in Albany. 

Joining us today is Dr. Matthew Stanishewski. Dr. Stanishewski is a rheumatologist with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. He’s here to answer your questions.

Joining us today is Dr. John Choi. Dr. Choi is a general surgeon on staff at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Northern Dutchess Hospital, where he specializes in minimally invasive colorectal surgery.

Joining us today is Dr. John Mastrangelo. He’s the Chief of Radiology at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and is a board-certified radiologist practicing at Millenium Medical Imaging. He’s here to answer your questions.

Albany Medical Center's Alzheimer's Center Director Dr. Earl Zimmerman joins Alan in the studio to discuss Alzheimers, dementia, and other neurological diseases of aging.

  Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Prathima Kanumuri. She’s a board-certified breast cancer surgeon with Ellis Medicine in Schenectady, specializing in surgical treatment of both benign and malignant diseases of the breast. 

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Garrick Applebee, a board-certified sleep medicine specialist with the St. Peter’s Sleep Center in Albany. Have trouble sleeping? He’s here to answer your questions.

Dr. Doug Tumen
Hudson Valley Foot Associates

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop - podiatry and podiatric surgery with Dr. Douglas Tumen of Hudson Valley Foot Associates. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

Dr. Charles Weissman
New York Oncology Hematology

Joining us for Medical Monday is Dr. Charles Weissman and Dr. Joseph Schwartz. Dr. Weissman is a board-certified medical oncologist and skin cancer specialist with New York Oncology Hematology, and Dr. Schwartz is a board-certified dermatologist with a practice in Troy and Clifton Park. 

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Ryan Swan. He’s the director of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie and the Dyson Center for Cancer Care.  He’s here to answer your questions about surgical treatment of both malignant and benign diseases of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas.

Dr. Lixia Ellis
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Lixia Ellis. She’s a board-certified dermatologist with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s dermatology practice in Bennington. You got skin? Then you probably have questions. She’s here to answer them.

Dr. Matthew Leinung
Albany Medical Center

Joining us on this Medical Monday is endocrinologist Dr. Matthew Leinung, Director of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Albany Medical Center. He’s here to respond to your questions.

Dr. Deborah Buccino
Berkshire Health Systems

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Deborah Buccino. She’s a board-certified pediatrician practicing in Great Barrington with Berkshire Health Systems. She’s here to answer your questions about pediatrics and adolescent medicine. 

Dr. Joanne McDonough
Ellis Medicine

Today we have Dr. Joanne McDonough, chair of Ellis Medicine’s Emergency Services, in the studio to answer your questions. 

Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

Joining us today on Medical Monday is Dr. Alan Boulos, Chair of the Neurosurgery Department at Albany Medical Center. He specializes in endovascular neurosurgery.


Dr. Vince Carsillo
Capital District Renal Physicians

Today we have Dr. Vincent Carsillo of Capital District Renal Physicians in the studio to discuss internal medicine and nephrology.

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is DR. Amir Harandi. He’s a board-certified medical oncologist with the Dyson Center for Cancer Care in Poughkeepsie. He specializes in the treatment of thoracic and gastro-intestinal malignancies and he’s here to answer your questions.

Dr. Rufus Collea
NYOH

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Rufus Collea. He’s medical director of New York Oncology Hematology, and practices medical oncology in Albany and Clifton Park. He's a board-certified medical oncologist and he specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. He’s here to answer your questions.

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Thea Bordenave-Sande, a board-certified specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and she’s here to answer your questions.

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Richard Jackson. He’s a board-certified neurologist at the Ellis Neuroscience Center in Schenectady and Clifton Park. 

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