Plastic Surgery Safety for the Office Staff with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Plastic Surgery Safety for the Office Staff with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on February 19, 2021 by

  When Dr. Kenneth Hughes was a clinical instructor and fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess at Harvard University, he gave frequent presentations about all aspects of plastic surgery including safety for the office staff.         Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: Safety for the Office Staff Kenneth Hughes, MD Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery […]

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Patient Deaths Secondary to Medical Tourism

Published on February 18, 2021 by

Medical tourism occurs for the most part due to economic considerations.  Patients are not seeking out the best care but rather the cheapest option. Some of the patients travel to recover in island paradises or the promise of that.  The Dominican Republic has taken a lot of criticism about its medical tourism industry. The CDC […]

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Patient Deaths from Coronavirus Approach 500,000 in the US in February 2021

Published on February 18, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has been monitoring patient deaths from coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.  The buzz around the virus has largely died down, yet the total number of patient deaths nears a half a million.  The total number of infected patients is nearing 30 million in the United States.  The number of patients […]

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Doctors Quitting by the Thousands Amid the Strain of the Pandemic

Published on November 22, 2020 by

Doctors are quitting by the thousands under the stress of the pandemic.  They are exposed everyday to contagious individuals for a dozen hours a day or more.  They may be exposed to hundreds of ill patients a day.  They are worried about catching the illness themselves and then giving it to their family members.  Many […]

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FDA Recommends Black Box Warning for Breast Implants

Published on October 27, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, not only keeps up to date on the tremendous amount of continuing medical education or CME but he also keeps up with plastic surgery news, advances in technology, and anything noteworthy really.  The breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma has been discussed in the media and is […]

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The Great Hope for the Coronavirus Vaccine in the US

Published on July 27, 2020 by

Moderna’s vaccine candidate will enter Phase 3 testing next week.  As patients with COVID continue to die by the thousands, the United States must seek an end to the number of infections.  Masking, shielding, social distancing, and hand hygiene are important, but the vaccine offers a new hope for humanity. This phase of the trial […]

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