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Surgical Readings from SRGS

Essential information for all surgeons and trainees

Surgical Readings from SRGS

In this series, Frederick “Rick” L. Greene, MD, FACS, talks to the editors and experts featured in Selected Readings in General Surgery, an ACS publication that highlights highly relevant and practice-changing information from the world’s most prominent medical journals. In each episode, Dr. Greene and his guests will talk about key takeaways and insights from various articles and offer perspectives on how this information will affect care for the surgical patient. Talk about the podcast on social media using #SurgicalReadings.

Surgical Readings from SRGS is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, iHeartRadio, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Latest Episodes

Episode 3: Endocrine Surgery

In this episode, SRGS Editor Lewis Flint, MD, FACS, talks with Rachel Kelz, MD, FACS, and Lauren Krumeich, MD, both from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, about the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease, including the use of telehealth and the effect of gastric bypass surgery on patients with thyroid issues. They also discuss innovative treatments for thyroid cancer and preoperative management of pheochromocytoma.

Episode 2: Colorectal Disease—Part 2

Host Rick Greene, MD, FACS, continues his conversation with Sandra Kavalukas, MD, about colorectal disease, including important concepts for treating anal fissures, Ogilvie syndrome, parastomal hernias, and malignancy of the colon, rectum, and anus. Dr. Kavalukas is a colorectal surgeon from the University of Louisville Medical Center.

Episode 1: Colorectal Disease—Part 1

In the inaugural episode of this podcast series, Rick Greene, MD, FACS, interviews Sandra Kavalukas, MD, a colorectal surgeon from the University of Louisville Medical Center about the management of perirectal abscess and diverticular disease, the use of fiber supplements, and the importance of engaging patients in informed decision-making.

About the Host

Frederick “Rick” L. Greene, MD, FACS, is a renowned author, editor, and expert in surgical oncology. He is the medical director of the Cancer Data Registry at the Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC. He has served the ACS in numerous leadership roles, including as First Vice-President (2010-2011), Governor, and on the Commission on Cancer (CoC).

 

The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the participants and not necessarily that of the ACS.

About SRGS

Stay current with surgical literature, improve patient outcomes, and earn CME self-assessment credit. Are you a Suggested Readings in General Surgery (SRGS) subscriber? Are you interested in subscribing? Visit SRGS to log in and to learn how to subscribe.