Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
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30 or more patient surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
Information the care provider gave you about medications
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care
Your confidence in this care provider
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
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I’m much more of a listener than a talker. And so I like to listen to everything that the patient has to say, and try to balance it out — not only their physical symptoms, but whatever is going on in their life — their emotional and relationship type issues. Those things are all important in the medical decision making.
Neurology overall just has a great fascination to me because it deals with the last frontier in medicine, which is learning about the human mind and the brain and how it works. It’s still a great black box and a great mystery, but we’re learning ever so more about it as time goes on. And so it’s just an exciting time and place to be at Rush, to be studying the manifestations of human disease as seen in the brain, and to try to apply our current understanding of how that works to try to make people feel better.