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.

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Trauma Center or ER for Broken Bone?

Jan 10, 2017

When injuries occur, patients may have choices for different trauma centers to visit. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Justin ...

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Ultrasound for Your Joints and Bones

Dec 20, 2016

When you hear the word ultrasound, you may first think of babies, but that’s not all it’s used for. Over the past 20 years, ultrasounds have become a major part of sports medicine procedures. Dr. Tom Miller talks with ...

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Should You Go to the Emergency Room with a Sports Injury?

Dec 13, 2016

Have a sports injury or a broken bone? An orthopedic injury clinic may be better for you than the emergency department to avoid long waits and higher costs. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with

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Does an ACL Injury Mean Game Over for Student Athletes?

Dec 6, 2016

An injury to a young athlete can be a serious game changer. It can impact their overall performance and, in some cases, prevent them from ever playing again. Dr. Tom Miller talks to

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Should You Have Your Knee Scoped After an Injury?

Nov 29, 2016

Have you recently injured your knee? You may not need surgery. Dr. Tom Miller talks to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bruce Thomas about new ...

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How Diagnostic Ultrasound Is Changing Orthopedics

Nov 22, 2016

An ultrasound allows doctors to look at structures beneath the skin. Muscles, tendons and nerves all can be seen in real time to help with a diagnosis. Dr. Tom Miller talks to

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Will You Actually Live Longer if You Quit Smoking?

Nov 8, 2016

We all know smoking cigarettes is bad for you. It causes significant health problems including lung cancer and COPD. Lung tissue, once damaged, cannot repair itself. So if you quit smoking, will it really help you live longer?

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