with Dr. Tom Miller
Dr. Tom Miller, Chief Medical Officer and Internal Medicine at University of Utah Hospital, talks to medical experts about a wide array of health topics.
There are three types of bariatric weight loss surgery. Which one you need depends on your specific circumstances. The gold standard for weight loss is still gastric bypass and thatâ€™s the best option for the majority of patients. The other two procedures are sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable ... Read More
When health concerns like H1N1 or Ebola become a public health issue, should you avoid the ER to decrease your chances of catching the virus? From the University of Utah, Dr. Tom Miller and emergency room physician Dr. Robert Stephen talk about ER safety protocols when there is an outbreak of a ... Read More
When you start sneezing and your nose starts running, is it allergies or a sinus infection? It can be difficult to distinguish the two, especially during the colder months. Dr. Tom Miller talks to otolaryngologist, Dr. Jeremiah Alt, about the differences between allergic rhinitis versus the common ... Read More
Just a few years ago, treating critical aortic stenosis required surgery. Now, thereâ€™s transcatheter aortic valve replacement, which allows for treatment of the heartâ€™s blocked valve without actual surgery. Dr. Tom Miller talks to cardiologist, Dr. Jim Fang about this new procedure, how itâ€™s ... Read More
You need to go to the emergency roomâ€”how long are you going to have to wait? Itâ€™s not exactly a â€śtake a numberâ€ť process. Dr. Tom Miller talks to Dr. Robert Stephen about the process emergency rooms use to determine who gets seen first. They also discuss the different protocols put in place ... Read More
Do you have trouble breathing from one, or both sides of your nose? Some might be born with it, or it could be a result caused by an accident to the nose. Itâ€™s a deviated septumâ€”a destruction of the nasal boneâ€”and itâ€™s not something you can see just from looking at the nose. Dr. Tom Miller ... Read More