The Specialists

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.


Latest Shows

EMGs Aren’t as Painful as You’d Think

Mar 28, 2017

After suffering from a muscular injury such as carpal tunnel or a pinched nerve, your doctor might call for an electromyogram (EMG). The test uses needles and small shocks to test the signaling of your nerves and muscles. It may provide vital information for your diagnosis, but just how bad is it ...

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Recovering From a Shoulder Surgery

Mar 21, 2017

For a major operation like shoulder surgery, it’s not just the operation but what you do after that can make a big difference in the outcome. So, what can you expect with your recovery after surgery? Dr. Tom Miller ...

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Treating Joint Pain from Osteoarthritis

Mar 14, 2017

Osteoarthritis—the wearing out of joints, like a hip or knee—can be a debilitating and painful condition affecting certain people. Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep your joints strong and healthy and avoid possible joint replacement.

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Treating Dupuytrens Contracture

Mar 7, 2017

Dupuytrens Contracture is a condition in which a person's fingers bend toward the palm and cannot be fully extended. The condition can make working, and even daily functioning, difficult. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with

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Treating Infections in Artificial Joints

Feb 28, 2017

Patients with artificial joints can be at risk for infections, and they can be challenging to treat. Dr. Tom Miller speaks Dr. Jeremy ...

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Treating Severe Curving of the Spine

Feb 21, 2017

The human spine is meant to bend naturally, but an excessive curving of the spine, or kyphosis, is a condition that is either inherited or develops over time. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with

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Can You Always See a Fracture in an X-Ray?

Feb 7, 2017

Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Joy English, professor of orthopedics, who says a growth plate fracture is common among children and teens and ...

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