Rounding at Rush Podcast

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Rounding at Rush Podcast

Rounding at Rush spotlights the work of physicians across Rush University System for Health, an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital. Rush University Medical Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals. As a leading academic health system, Rush delivers outstanding care and the latest treatments to our patients, while also educating the next generation of health care providers and pursuing groundbreaking research.

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Featured Episodes

Mark Wiet, MD

The Rush Acoustic Neuroma Program with Mark Wiet, MD

Led by Mark Wiet, MD, the Rush Acoustic Neuroma Program offers personalized specialty care for patients with acoustic neuroma, a benign and often slow-growing tumor of the nerve that connects the ear and the brain. The program brings together specialists in neurotology, neurosurgery, radiation oncology, neuro-oncology, neuroradiology, audiology and physical therapy, who have extensive expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of this rare condition.

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R. Webster Crowley, MD

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Treatments at Rush with R. Webster Crowley, MD

As one of the top ranked neurology and neurosurgery program in the country, Rush University Medical Center is at the forefront of providing leading edge care and participating in pathfinding neuro-interventional research. At the center of this work is R. Webster Crowley, MD, who discusses Rush’s use of the CorPath robotic system, Woven EndoBridge Embolization System and the RIST catheter.

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Faisal Hasan, MD

Rush’s Multidisciplinary Approach in Treating Polyvascular Disease with Faisal Hasan, MD

Faisal Hasan, MD, FACC, FSCAI, is the Clinical Division Chief of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center and the Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line at Rush. His recent work has focused on investigating outcomes in patients who present with myocardial infarction and have coexisting polyvascular disease.

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Dr. Gitelis demonstrating limb function

Rush’s Use of 3-D Printed Models and Hybrid Cold Plasma in Orthopedic Oncology with Steven Gitelis, MD

The Rush Cancer Center has a deep commitment to accelerating innovations that bring cutting edge research to the bedside. Two examples of those innovations that Steven Gitelis, MD, and Rush have an active role in developing are 3-D printed models, which can help to preserve healthy tissue when treating benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors, and hybrid cold plasma, which can help stop the recurrence of cancer after surgery.

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Neepa Patel, MD

Deep Brain Stimulation Care at Rush with Neepa Patel, MD

Neepa Patel, MD is a neurologist in the Rush University System for Health and the director for the Movement Disorder Interventional Program in the Department of Neurological Sciences. Her interests include improving the quality and delivery of care for patients receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS) and education to improve the utilization of new therapies in movement disorders.

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Jordan Tasse

Vascular and Interventional Radiology Cancer Care at Rush with Jordan Tasse, MD

Jordan Tasse, MD, an interventional radiologist at Rush University Medical Center, profiles the cutting edge procedures performed through interventional radiology care at Rush.

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Pete Batra, MD, with a patient

The Rush Center for Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery with Pete Batra, MD

Pete Batra, MD, the Chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, highlights Rush’s unparalleled expertise, its use of leading-edge treatments and how it’s developing novel therapies for rare types of cancers.

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Clifford Kavinsky

The Next Generation of Minimally Invasive Heart Care at Rush with Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD

Clifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, the director of the Rush Center for Adult Structural Heart Disease, joins the podcast to profile the next generation of minimally invasive cardiac care, including several clinical trials that Rush is participating in.

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Dr. Paul Kent at Rush University Medical Center

Pioneering Advancements in Fibrolamellar Carcinoma Care at Rush with Paul Kent, MD

Paul Kent, MD, a pediatric hematologist-oncologist and the medical director of the fibrolamellar carcinoma program at Rush, profiles the forward thinking treatments Rush developed. Patients who were previously unable to have their liver tumors surgically removed became surgical candidates at Rush. And some patients who were once on hospice care were given second chances through the groundbreaking work of Dr. Kent and his colleagues.

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Dr. Rupa Sanghani with a patient

Cardiac PET Perfusion at Rush with Rupa Sanghani, MD

Dr. Rupa Sanghani, a cardiologist in the Rush University System for Health, discusses the ways Rush incorporates cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) perfusion in its complement of cardiac diagnostics and care, the benefits of using it and when cardiac PET should be implemented.

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Dr. Michael Chen in front of brain scans

Advanced Stroke Care at Rush with Michael Chen, MD

Michael Chen, MD, a professor of neurology, neurosurgery and radiology at Rush University Medical Center, discusses the ways Rush is efficiently diagnosing stroke, how it is differentiating actual cases of large vessel occlusion stroke with false positives and how Rush handles the benefits and challenges of using thrombectomy.

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Dr. Revenaugh with a patient

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Rush with Peter Revenaugh, MD

Peter Revenaugh, MD, the head of the section of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, joins the podcast to talk about how Rush’s comprehensive approach translates to excellent patient care, the research Rush is conducting around reconstructive procedures and how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the demand for cosmetic procedures.

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Mia Levy, MD, PhD, speaking with a patient

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program with Mia Levy, MD, PhD

Mia Levy, MD, PhD, the director of the Cancer Center at Rush University Medical Center and the system vice president for cancer services at the Rush University System for Health, joins the podcast to talk about Rush’s breast cancer risk assessment program.

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Thomas Shoemaker,MD

Rush’s State-of-the-Art Infusion Program with Thomas Shoemaker, MD

Thomas Shoemaker, MD, a neurologist in the Rush University System for Health, joins Rounding at Rush to discuss Rush’s infusion program, what he and his colleagues have learned about infusions during the COVID-19 pandemic and where the future of neurologic treatments is heading at Rush.

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John O'Toole

Spinal Tumor Care at Rush with John O'Toole, MD

Rounding at Rush welcomes John O’Toole, MD, to the show to discuss spinal tumor care at Rush University Medical Center. Rush is known for its use of minimally invasive procedures, interdisciplinary nature that streamlines care and success in creating better quality of life outcomes for its patients.

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Parik Sharma

His-bundle Conduction System Pacing with Parik Sharma, MD, MPH

Parikshit Sharma, MD, MPH, joins Rounding at Rush to discuss His bundle and conduction system pacing, which involves placing permanent leads anywhere along the AV conduction system to maintain biventricular pacing and synchrony.

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Dr. Sani reading records

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound: Essential Treatment for Essential Tremor

Sepehr Sani, MD, discusses MR-guided focused ultrasound — a safe, incisionless treatment designed to reduce hand tremor in patients with essential and parkinsonian tremor.

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