Dr. Karen Tang | Period Pain | Nov 28th 2018 | MD for Moms Radio

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network, TuneIn and iHeartRadio or as a podcast on iTunes. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing  minimally invasive gynecological surgeon Dr. Karen Tang about common causes of and treatments for period pain. This is a hugely important and relevant topic for many women who suffer each month from sometimes debilitating discomfort. We will discuss the common causes of period pain including fibroids and endometriosis, when to seek medical care and how these issues may impact fertility. We will also review how period pain commonly changes as women age and after having children. Dr. Tang will also review non surgical options for treatment and surgical approaches when necessary.

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Dr. Karen Tang is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in woman’s health and advanced minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS). She regularly lectures across the country on MIGS and women’s health topics, particularly endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain. She has trained medical students and residents at Harvard, Oregon Health and Sciences University, University of Miami and UPenn. She is an advocate for women’s health issues, particularly chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, and fibroids. She takes pride in explaining testing and treatment options in a way that is clear and easy to understand, and ensuring that every woman feels comfortable with her plan of care.

Dr. Tang trained at Columbia University and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, and Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon where she did an American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) fellowship in advanced gynecologic surgery. She spent four years as director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at the University of Miami before joining Gynecology Specialists of Philadelphia. Her areas of specialty include laparoscopic, robotic and hysteroscopic surgery, management of endometriosis and adenomyosis and chronic pelvic pain, fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding, and cervical dysplasia.

Dr. Tang is the only surgeon in Pennsylvania outside of Pittsburg to be named to the Nancy’s Nook Endometriosis Education Facebook Group list of recommended expert endometriosis surgeons, and there are no other listed expert surgeons in central or southern NJ, Maryland, or Delaware.Surgeons are named to the list based on expertise, training in advanced laparoscopic surgery, and patient recommendations and feedback.Dr. Tang has cared for and operated on patients from across the U.S., as well as South America, Europe, and the Middle East. 

Dr. Tang’s priority is to work with women to provide individualized counseling and treatment, and to get patients back to enjoying their daily activities as quickly and easily as possible. Dr. Tang speaks both Spanish and Mandarin. She enjoys traveling, and spending time with her husband and three children. To make an appointment with Gynecology Specialists, please call 215-662-9775

Instagram @karentangmd, and @gynecologyspecialists
Our practice website is https://www.philadelphiagyn.com - we have a ton of information on women's health on the website, including several pages on fibroids, endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain, minimally invasive surgery, contraception, etc!
">Period pain - causes and solutions: Wed. 1-2pm ET: 866-451-1451 call us live w/host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen@ http://boldbravemedia.com/shows/md-for-moms/ or download as a podcast on iTunes.

Period pain – causes and solutions: Wed. 1-2pm ET: 866-451-1451 call us live w/host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen@ http://boldbravemedia.com/shows/md-for-moms/ or download as a podcast on iTunes.

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Dr. Marion Mass | Healing Healthcare | Nov 21st 2018 | MD for Moms Radio

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on The BBM Global Network, TuneIn and iHeartRadio or as a podcast on iTunes. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing Dr. Marion Mass, co-founder of Practicing Physicians of America, an advocacy group focusing on supporting physicians so they can treat patients as they were trained to. We will discuss why Dr. Mass started PPA and what she believes is broken about our healthcare system and most importantly, what can be done to fix it. No one is really happy with our current healthcare system - patients are often annoyed by long wait times and short visits for in-network providers or hefty price-tags for out of network clinicians; physicians feel squeezed to focus on Press-Ganey ratings over providing good clinical care. In short, no body wins. Everyone is keenly aware of rising prescription drug prices and incredibly high insurance premiums - sometimes it feels as if we are being priced out of affordable healthcare in America. Yet, physicians are not the beneficiaries of these high price tags and instead, doctors are being pushed more than ever to see more patients in less time for less money. No one wins and something has to change. Dr. Marion Mass has been working tirelessly to spread awareness about the flaws in our healthcare system and ways to fix it. She is going to explain how we as healthcare consumers and as participants in the medical system can advocate for lasting beneficial change and much more.

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about our healthcare system and physician advocacy?

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Learn more about my guest, Dr. Marion Mass:
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Marion Mass is a pediatrician in the Philadelphia area where she has practiced in hospital, Emergency Room, delivery room, outpatient, and urgent care settings. She graduated from Duke University Medical School and trained in Pediatrics at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She is the co-founder of Practicing Physicians of America, an advocacy group aiming to allow physicians to practice as they were trained for the benefit of their patients. She has an interest in the factors affecting the cost of healthcare in America and has published in the WSJ, The Hill,  Washington Times, and the Philly Inquirer.  She serves on the editorial board of her local newspaper, is a board member of the Bucks County Community Health Initiative, and a delegate of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. She and her husband are the parents of 3 wonderful teens.

https://practicingphysician.org/

twitter : @PPAofUSA

facebook: Practicing Physicians of America

">Healing Healthcare with Dr. Marion Mass Wed. 1-2pm ET: 866-451-1451 call us live w/host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen@ http://boldbravemedia.com/shows/md-for-moms/ or download as a podcast on iTunes. @PPAofUSA

Healing Healthcare with Dr. Marion Mass Wed. 1-2pm ET: 866-451-1451 call us live w/host Dr. Carly Snyder. Listen@ http://boldbravemedia.com/shows/md-for-moms/ or download as a podcast on iTunes. @PPAofUSA

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