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Surgeon Voices

Joe Sharma, MD, FACS, Chair of the B/G Telehealth Workgroup, Discusses the Growing Technology

September 27, 2022

Adoption and implementation of telehealth services grew rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic, including with surgeons, to aid in the provision of safe patient care. The ACS has been on the forefront of examining how this expanding technology affects surgeons. 

In this week’s Surgeon Voices, Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD(Hon), FACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, ACS Communications Consultant and director of the Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, speaks with Jyotirmay (Joe) Sharma, MD, FACS, Chair of the ACS Board of Governors Telehealth Workgroup, about how the College has been working to find the best ways surgeons can use telehealth to address issues of access, diversity, privacy, and more.