Richard Bosshardt, MD's Posts

Farewell to Hypeorlando- it has been a blast

In February of 2017, my nearly 25 year run as a contributing columnist for the Orlando Sentinel came to an end. Every week, for 25 years, I worked under a deadline to produce a roughly 700 word column related to medicine for the Lake and Orange County editions of the ... Read More »

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What should a doctor look like?

Rounds is a time-honored tradition in medicine. All hospital patients must be seen by their physician daily or, sometimes, even twice a day. In teaching programs, rounds may include a dozen or more persons, including the senior (attending) physician, residents, interns, and medical students. The patient’s current status is reviewed ... Read More »

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Breast implant illness- my conversation with Terri Diaz

Readers will remember my recent post, http://www.hypeorlando.com/house-calls/2018/02/18/breast-implants-cautionary-tale-terri-diaz/ , in which I gave my reaction to the news story about her experience with breast implants. Like many women who have read my posts or my Orlando Sentinel column related to the issue of possible illness(es) arising from having breast implants, Terri contacted me after ....

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Facelifts- how to protect yourself from hyped surgery and hyped surgeons

This question came this week from a reader of my post on the Lifestyle Lift company folding under the weight of its poor results, unhappy patients, and unethical, costly advertising ( http://www.hypeorlando.com/house-calls/2015/03/09/lifestyle-lift-company-falls-flat-on-its-face/ ) : “Dr. Bosshardt, there is another similar procedure being heavily marketed right now on RealSelf.com as the .....

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