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.

Penn Medicine's Neurocritical Care Program: An Interview with Joshua Levine, MD

Joshua Levine, MD, discusses the internationally recognized Penn Neurocritical Care Program, the multidisciplinary treatment team and the advanced technology that is individualizing patient care at Penn Medicine.

Duration: 13:06 Publish Date: 04/13/2022


Diversity and Women in Orthopaedics

Cara A. Cipriano, MD, MSc, Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Penn Medicine, discusses her commitment to diversify the field of orthopaedics.

Duration: 8:30 Publish Date: 05/23/2022


Novel Treatments for Glioblastoma Multiforme

Donald O'Rourke, MD, discusses the microenvironment of glioblastomas, Penn's upcoming clinical trial for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and his outlook on the future research for GBM.

Duration: 13:41 Publish Date: 05/19/2022


Penn Advanced Limb Preservation (PALP) Program: An Interview with Julia Glaser, MD

Julia Glaser, MD, discusses the role of vascular surgery in critical limb ischemia treatment — the mission of the Penn Advanced Limb Preservation (PALP) Program, the population treated for critical limb ischemia, and how the PALP program utilizes multidisciplinary teams.

Duration: 9:57 Publish Date: 05/23/2022


The Aorta Center at Penn Medicine: An Inside Look at a Comprehensive Model of Care

Featuring a wide range of disciplines and a new approach to comprehensive care, what do we need to know about the Aorta Center at Penn Medicine? Dr. John Russell is joined by Dr. Joseph E. Bavaria to dive into this aortic program and discuss a new approach to comprehensive care.

Duration: 12:30 Publish Date: 03/04/2022


CAR-T Trial for Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Roger Cohen, MD, and Donald Siegel, MD, PhD, discuss the enrolling novel CAR T-Cell medullary thyroid cancer clinical trial at Penn Medicine, and which patients should participate in the clinical trial.

Duration: 19:22 Publish Date: 02/10/2022


Management of Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care

In this podcast, Kendal Williams, MD, MPH discusses this model with Joseph Teel, MD and Dr. Eleanor Anderson, a psychiatrist. We also review the fundamentals of the management of depression in primary care.

Duration: 48:37 Publish Date: 01/27/2022


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: 11/19/2021


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: 10/25/2021


Patient Candidacy, Misconceptions, and Advances in Bariatric Surgery

Noel Williams, MD, and Colleen Rauchut Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, CSOWM, LDN, 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: 08/31/2021


An Integrated Spine Care Model Benefits Patients and Physicians

William Welch, MD, discusses the integrated spine care model at the Penn Spine Center and its benefits for both patient and physician, which include quick referrals to orthopaedics, neurosurgery, radiology, and the many other specialties involved in spine care at Penn Medicine.

Duration: 10:23 Publish Date: 04/20/2020