Douglas Corley, MD, PhD

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in this country. Yet convincing patients to get screened can be one of the biggest challenges primary care physicians and gastroenterologists face. To remedy this and improve patient health, Dr.…

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Neelesh Kenia, MD

His medical assistants often joke that Dr. Kenia always has an “entourage” in tow, from pediatric and family practice physicians, to residents, medical students, and even college and high school students, who accompany him in his pediatric and sports medicine…

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Bethan Powell, MD

Dr. Powell’s interest in oncogenetics was sparked by a historic case in her own practice. “Three sisters came to see me in the early 1990s with a strange family history—three generations of an incredibly rare fallopian tube cancer,” Dr. Powell…

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Tara Greenhow, MD

The incidence of bacteremia among febrile infants and young children prior to the introduction of the conjugated pneumococcal vaccine in 2000 was between 1% and 4%. Today we know the incidence is dramatically lower—approximately 0.2%—thanks to the vaccine, and to…

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Erica Metz, MD

Soon after joining The Permanente Medical Group in 2006 to practice internal medicine for patients with HIV, Erica Metz, MD, made an interesting observation: “Transgender and gender-nonconforming patients were seeking me out regardless of their HIV status, because they believed…

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