A day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor – Elizabeth Cox

It’s another sweltering morning in Memphis, Egypt. As the sunlight brightens the Nile, Peseshet checks her supplies. Honey, garlic, cumin, acacia leaves, cedar oil. She’s well stocked with the essentials she needs to treat her patients. Peseshet is a swnw, or a doctor. In order to become one, she had to train as a scribe […]

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Scripps Plastic Surgeon Manish Champaneria, MD

My medical interests include reconstructive microsurgery, transgender surgery, which includes top surgery and facial feminization as well as breast reconstruction, as well as lymphedema surgery. I specialize in generalized plastic and reconstructive surgery. My microsurgical training helps me perform advanced microsurgical reconstruction, which includes breast reconstruction, novel lymphatic surgeries, in addition to transgender plastic surgery. […]

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COMPtime: The Role of the Osteopathic Physician

Doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) practice a “whole person” approach to health care. Instead of just treating specific symptoms, osteopathic physicians concentrate on treating the whole person. Osteopathic physicians understand how all the body’s systems are interconnected and how each one affects the others. They focus special attention on the musculoskeletal system, which reflects and […]

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