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Quadriplegic but Smiling

By |February 24th, 2016|

With that kind of smile on his face, I didn’t have the slightest clue that the man I was speaking with was quadriplegic (paralyzed on both arms and both legs). He kept us chatting with him at his emergency room bedside for 20 minutes, and that’s saying a lot in a fast paced environment where […]

A Bipolar Perspective on Mental Illness

By |December 4th, 2015|

“Doctor, I just want to say that I chose you to be my physician because you have an impressive educational background.”  I hear this statement often from new patients coming in to establish care with me, and while I smile and say thank you in response, internally I shudder and cringe. It is not Stanford […]