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From the Editor: Fall 2016

Robert P. Granacher Jr., MD, MBA, Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Doc Magazine Welcome to all to the Fall 2016 edition of KentuckyDoc magazine. For this edition we are featuring the winners of our 2nd annual essay contest. This year’s request is: “Healthy and happy doctors provide better care: define barriers and solutions to physician wellness.” We have … Continue reading

Letter from the Editor: Spring 2016

Them’s fight’n words: Opioid abuse is now the largest iatrogenic epidemic in American history. Danesh Mazloomdoost MD, our featured LMS physician in this Spring Edition of KentuckyDoc magazine, has correctly guided us to a severe problem linked to the care of our patients with chronic pain. His article entices us with a panoply of evidence-based … Continue reading

From the Editor, Winter 2016

Robert P. Granacher Jr., M.D., M.B.A., Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Doc Magazine Welcome readers to the winter edition of your LMS magazine and its focus on those treating professions working daily and side-by-side with physicians. Please find toward the end of this edition that we are presenting a cartoon contest for any physician-related contest idea. The publishing … Continue reading

From the Editor: Summer 2015

Robert P. Granacher Jr., M.D., M.B.A., Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Doc Magazine Welcome to the summer edition of Kentucky Doc Magazine, the medical magazine for physicians, edited and written by physicians.  Our cartoonist has started this issue with a cartoon which is aligned with an interesting pro-con contrast of “medical marijuana.”  Danesh Mazloomdoost, M.D. and Lowell Quenemoen, … Continue reading

From the Editor: Spring 2015

I am excited to announce that the Lexington Medical Society has assumed the focus and editorial direction of Kentucky Doc magazine, beginning with this Spring edition. We have the nucleus of a new editorial board, which is composed entirely of physicians. This undertaking is a work in progress, and our current goals are to redesign … Continue reading

From the Editor: Winter 2014

Welcome to the winter edition of Kentucky Doc. I am excited to announce that the Lexington Medical Society will assume the focus and editorial direction of Kentucky Doc magazine, beginning with our upcoming Spring edition. We have the nucleus of a new editorial board, which is composed entirely of physicians. This is a work in … Continue reading

From the Editor: Fall 2014

To many of us, it’s the old grey matter. But to neurologists, psychiatrists, and psychologists, the brain is a fascinating wonder. There is an oft-repeated myth that humans only use 10% of their brain capacity, and while that is not true, the power of the brain is truly magnificent and there is much still to … Continue reading

From the Editor: Summer 2014

I had originally planned to write this about our issue’s theme – eyes. But an unexpected twist of events meant that I have spent much of last week in the surgical waiting room at Baptist Health as a dear friend has undergone multiple tests, surgeries, and more tests. We faced the complete rollercoaster of emotions, … Continue reading

Letter from the Editor: February/March 2014

It may already be February but here at Kentucky Doc, we are kicking off the first issue of the year by looking forward to see what the future of medicine may bring. We begin by looking at key findings from a recent survey among physicians. Among the topics dealt with are job satisfaction, the impact … Continue reading

Letter from the Editor: December 2013 – January 2014

Reproductive technologies seem to be advancing at a stunning rate. In the last six months or so, I’ve read of new research involving time-lapse photos of embryo development as a means of increasing success with IVF, three-person IVF, and new testing procedures for identifying the viability of an IVF embryo. The latter procedure, approved in … Continue reading