What is a Proctologist?

What is a Proctologist 1

A proctologist is the original term used to describe a surgeon who specializes in the diseases of the colon, rectum and anus; the newer term is Colorectal Surgeon. Dr. Rosenfeld considers himself a “pure” proctologist as he specialized on the anus for surgery and colonoscopies for the colon.

Doctors Care – The System Doesn’t!

Doctors Care – The System Doesnt

The System of insurance companies (private or HMO) and government regulations forced us to become robots, dislike medicine and churn out patient volume.  The System for which we pay thousands of dollars a month to belong, does not care about your health.  Sure the commercials make you feel like they care, but they don’t.  Yes insurance companies do help […]

When a Pseudoscientific Remedy Makes a Patient Feel Better

When a Pseudoscientific Remedy Makes a Patient Feel Better

When it comes to benign diseases I have no issue with patients trying various non-Western medicine techniques (even pseudoscientific remedies) to help them.  I have many patients tell me that they cut out a certain food or switched to an ‘all natural’ ointment or supplement which helped to relieve or minimize their symptoms.  First I look up […]