Two- and four-legged volunteers
Jill Sandman, manager of volunteer services for the North Region at Scripps, and Rosemary Van Gorder, a longtime volunteer at Scripps, discuss the Scripps Pet Therapy Program. Watch now.
MD, DO, NP or PA?
Russell Zane, MD, a family medicine physician at Scripps Coastal Medical Center, discuss the vital role primary care providers play in our lives. Dr. Zane explains the different types of primary care specialists. Watch now.
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
Scripps OB-GYNs Anupam “Bobby” Garg, MD, and Valerie Gafori, MD, discuss common gynecologic conditions that can be treated with surgery, including uterine fibroids, pelvic organ prolapse and endometriosis. Watch now.
Knee replacement surgery
William Bugbee, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Scripps Clinic, discusses chronic knee pain, treatments, including surgical treatments (such as partial and total knee replacement surgery), rehabilitation, and long-term results. Watch now.
Women’s age-related health concerns
Dale Mitchell, MD, chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Scripps Clinic, discusses the role OB-GYNs play helping women at various stages throughout their lives. Watch now.
What happens if you have a hole in your heart?
Matthew Price, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Scripps Clinic, discusses what causes PFO, why it puts some people at risk for heart problems and new medical treatments used to close the PFO in the heart and reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. Watch now.
ER, urgent care or walk-in clinic?
Shawn Evans, MD, an emergency room physician at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, and Siu Ming Geary, MD, an internal medicine physician and vice president of primary care at Scripps Clinic Medical Group, explain where to seek medical help for emergencies and non-emergencies. Watch now.
What are the benefits of a plant-based diet?
Dolly Doctor, MD, an internal medicine physician at Scripps Coastal Medical Center, and San Diego Health host Susan Taylor discuss the many types of plant-based diets and their many long-term health benefits.Watch now.
When the Love of Your Life Is Also A Perfect Match for Kidney Transplant
The Villarreals and Randolph Schaffer, MD, a Scripps Clinic transplant surgeon, discuss the life-changing organ transplant procedure, why such operations are needed and how to become a donor. Watch now.
Treatments for Bladder Incontinence and Other Pelvic Floor Disorders
Varuna Raizada, MD, a urogynecologist at Scripps Clinic, discuss pelvic floor disorders, urinary symptoms and surgical and non-surgical treatments. Watch now.
What are the causes, symptoms and treatments for stroke?
Mary Kalafut, MD, a neurologist at Scripps Clinic and stroke medical director for Scripps Health, discusses the causes, symptoms and treatments for stroke — one of the leading causes of death in the US. Watch now.
Scripps and MD Anderson working together
Thomas Buchholz, MD, radiation oncologist and medical director of Scripps MD Anderson, discusses how Scripps Health has joined forces with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the impact this historic partnership is expected to have on patient care. Watch now.
Choosing a primary care doctor
Vivian Tran, MD, an internal medicine physician at Scripps Clinic Mission Valley, discusses the role the primary care physician plays in your long-term health care, and what to consider when picking a new primary physician. Watch now.
Advancements in radiation therapy
Dr. Tripuraneni, and Ray Lin, MD, a Scripps MD Anderson radiation oncologist and co-director of the breast cancer program, discuss major advancements in radiation therapy. Watch now.
Colorectal cancer facts and symptoms
Walter Coyle, MD, a gastroenterologist at Scripps Clinic, discusses colorectal cancer, its causes, symptoms, treatments, who should get checked and when. Watch now.
Choosing a pediatrician
Dania Lindenberg, MD, a pediatrician at Scripps Coastal, discusses what to consider when selecting a pediatrician, when to make that first visit and what questions to ask. Watch now.
Fixing heart valves
Matthew Price, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Scripps Clinic, joins host Susan Taylor to discuss mitral valve disease and the catheter-based procedure used to correct the problem. Watch now.
Immunotherapy for cancer care
Michael Kosty, MD, a medical oncologist at Scripps Clinic, discusses the evolution of cancer immunotherapy and the increasing role it is playing in the treatment of many forms of cancer. Watch now.
The beauty of laser skin treatments
E. Victor Ross, MD, a dermatologist and director of the Scripps Clinic Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology Center, discusses the evolution of cosmetic laser dermatology. Watch now.
How new technologies are improving diabetes management
Endocrinologist Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, and Tyeisha Smith discuss the latest advancements in diabetes treatment. Watch now.
Protect! Detect! Get checked! What you need to know about skin cancer
Scripps skin cancer expert Hubert Greenway, MD, explains why skin cancer happens so frequently, who is most at risk and what you can do to protect your skin. Watch now.
When minimally invasive surgery relieves decades of lower back pain
Mark Erwin, 40, and Scripps orthopedic surgeon James Bruffey, MD, discuss how Erwin came to have spinal fusion surgery and the world of difference it has made in his life. Watch now >
LVAD buys time, saves lives when heart failure strikes
Darla Calvet, 54, and Scripps heart failure specialist J. Thomas Heywood, MD, discuss how Calvet overcame congestive heart failure with a life-saving device. Watch now >
Orthopedic researchers racing to find ways to improve knee replacements
Dr. D'Lima discusses the significant work being done at the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE). Watch now >
No more blood thinners thanks to Watchman device
David Brush discusses the events that led him to a relatively new heart procedure involving a device known as the Watchman. Watch now >
When to consider hip replacement surgery
Personal trainer Christine Burke suffered from chronic hip pain for a decade before she had hip replacement surgery at Scripps. Watch now >
The biggest health threat to women
Scripps Women’s Heart Center cardiologists talk about the unique symptoms in women having a heart attack. Watch now >