Category: Doctor in the House

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Making Positive Changes In Patients

Dr. Alan Ing loves being a dentist because he can transform smiles — and lives — in a short amount of time Please tell us about your practice. Kauai Dental Care provides general dentistry services for children and adults. Our hygienists provide professional dental cleanings and fluoride treatments to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and […]

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Destigmatizing Addiction

Gerald Mckenna, M.D. Board-certified Pyschiatrist, McKenna Recovery Center McKenna Recovery Center’s Ke Ala Pono Kauai Program is a comprehensive addiction evaluation and treatment clinic staffed by board-certified psychiatrist Gerald McKenna, who specializes in addiction medicine. The program includes a multidisciplinary team of therapists, licensed social workers trained in psychology, and high school counselors. The clinic […]

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Surfing Doctor To The Pros

Dr. Clayton Everline Sports medicine physician at Straub Hospital Where did you receive your schooling and training? I did my undergraduate studies at UC-Berkeley, then I went to Saba University (Caribbean Netherlands) for the didactic portion of medical school with a specialized hyperbaric medicine training program ―I have diving medical officer qualifications. After Saba, I […]

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New Treatment For Depression

Dr. Jeremy Roberts Owner of Advanced Psychiatric Therapeutics Where did you receive your schooling/training? I received my medical degree at Medical College of Wisconsin and completed my psychiatry residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. I learned to perform Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) procedures at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts. How long have you been in […]

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Planning For A Healthier Community

At a time when many don’t know how they would potentially benefit from the Affordable Care Act, popularly dubbed “Obamacare,” Kaua’i residents are getting the chance to chime in on just what those benefits could be. That’s thanks to the Kaua’i District Health Office and Wilcox Memorial Hospital, which recently have gone above and beyond […]

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Holistic Health Care For Pets

Ranaella Steinberg Doctor of Veterinary Medicine What kind of medicine do you practice? I practice integrative veterinary medicine. That would be a combination of conventional medicine and what you would call complementary or alternative medicine. What is alternative/complementary medicine? It is herbal medicine, acupuncture and also nutrition as being a larger part of health and […]

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New Mammogram Technology

Dr. Bryan Gushiken Radiologist at Kapiolani Women’s Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I attended the University of Southern California and medical school at UCLA. I did my residency, radiology and fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. How long have you been in practice? Since 1997. What does a traditional mammogram look […]

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Latest Findings On Brain Injuries

Dr. Robert Sloan Director of the Concussion Care Center at Castle Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I did my undergraduate studies in nutrition at UH Manoa, then I went to the University of California, where I majored in biology and religious studies. After that, I worked as a San Jose State University […]

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Treating Digestive System Diseases

Where did you receive your education and training? I attended medical school at Penn State University, and my internship, residency and fellowship training were at Harvard Medical School. In addition to my position at Pacific Endoscopy Center, I am a gastroenterologist at Pali Momi Medical Center and a professor of medicine at UH JABSOM. How […]

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Radiation Survivor Speaks Out

Editor’s note: The following interview is with a reader who contacted Rasa Fournier in response to the Dec. 12 Doctor in the House column on radiation exposure in the Pacific Islands. Terry Scheidt worked at ground zero during U.S. nuclear testing exercises in the Pacific. Here is his firsthand account of, quite literally, the fallout […]