Scripps’ phone carrier is experiencing an outage that is affecting some phone lines and faxes. Temporary phone numbers are listed on our Contact Us page. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide updates as they are available.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.


Study Shows Diabetes Patients At Higher Risk of Surgery Complications

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, discusses study with MedPage Today

Patient looks at doctor after undergoing surgery.

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, discusses study with MedPage Today

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, an endocrinologist and corporate vice president of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, recently discussed the findings of a study by the American Diabetes Association with MedPage Today, a medical publication.

The study showed that patients with diabetes undergoing non-cardiac surgery are at higher risk of complications compared to patients without diabetes.

Read the story in MedPage Today: Diabetes plus surgery ups choice of perioperative events

Media Contact

Keith Darce