Penn Medicine Physician Interviews

Penn Medicine Physician Interviews

Listen to clinical podcasts from Penn Medicine physicians and researchers, as they discuss the latest advances in treatment, research and physician education.

Heart Transplantation at Penn Medicine: When to Refer, Evaluations, and Expanding the Donor Pool

In this engaging interview, Rhondalyn C. McLean, MD, reviews the evolution of heart transplantation in the U.S. and at Penn Medicine, including indications, the importance of early referral, and long-term survival.

Duration: 12:58 Publish Date: 19/11/2021

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Saved by the Scan: An Interview with Lung Cancer Specialist Doraid Jarrar, MD

Doraid Jarrar, MD, of the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the incorporation of low-dose CT scanning and the expansion of eligible candidates for screening into the 2021 guidelines for lung cancer screening from the United States Preventive Services Task Force.

Duration: 11:06 Publish Date: 25/10/2021

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Patient Candidacy, Misconceptions, and Advances in Bariatric Surgery

Noel Williams, MD, and Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, discuss bariatric surgery at Penn Medicine -- covering patient candidacy, common misconceptions, keyhole surgery, advances in the field, and why a multidisciplinary team is so important for care of these patients.

Duration: 16:48 Publish Date: 31/8/2021

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