LCHM Summer 2017 - 2

contents

SUMMER 2017

LEHIGH COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY

1620 W Highland St, | Allentown, PA 18102

610-437-2288 | lcmedsoc.org

2017
LCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bruce D. Nicholson, MD
President
Oscar A. Morffi, MD
Treasurer
Charles J. Scagliotti, MD, FACS
Secretary

CENSORS
Howard E. Hudson, Jr., MD
Edward F. Guarino, MD

TRUSTEES
George A. Arangio, MD
Wayne E. Dubov, MD
Kenneth J. Toff, DO

EDITOR

David Griffiths
Executive Officer

6

3 FROM THE PRESIDENT

By Bruce D. Nicholson, MD

ON THE COVER
4 WHAT'S ALL THE HOOPLA
About Diabetic Foot Care?

All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be
reproduced electronically or in print without the expressed
written consent of the publisher or editor.

A Tale of Two Surgical Missions

By Peter V. Rovito, with Peter F. Rovito, MD

19 PSORIASIS

By Kelly B. Quinn, DO

By Raymond A. Fritz, DPM, FACFAS,
FACFAOM, FAPWCA, C.PED

FEATURES
6 SPONTANEOUS CORONARY
ARTERY DISSECTION

The Not-So-Rare Cause of Heart Attack

9 MALE INFERTILITY

Affects Couples' Ability to Conceive

By Wendy J. Schillings, MD

21 FOCUSING ON ERGONOMICS
By The Work Injury Center at OAA
Orthopaedic Specialists

23 WALK AND WIN

Million Clicks for Million Hearts
By Tina Amato, MS, LDN, RD

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
24 "DOC"

Reflections on Physician Retirement

12 APHASIA

By Gene H. Ginsberg, MD

By Shannon Reidnauer, MS, CCC-SLP/L

26 PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT

A Hidden Disability

The opinions expressed in this publication are for general
information only and are not intended to provide specific
legal, medical or other advice or recommendations for any
individuals. The placement of editorial opinions and paid
advertising does not imply endorsement by the Lehigh
County Medical Society.

17 BARTOLOMÉ LIVES

By John J. Iannantuono, CFP®, CHFC, MSFS, AIF®

13 SCLERODERMA
A Daily Challenge

28 PHARMA'S ROLES IN PRICE HIKES

By Barbara Wood

By Aleesha Shaik

16 USING MEDICAL MARIJUANA
to Combat Opioid Addiction

By Bruce Nicholson

Lehigh County Health & Medicine is published by Hoffmann Publishing Group, Inc.
Reading, PA | HoffmannPublishing.com | (610) 685.0914

30 PHARMA'S ROLES IN PRICE HIKES

By Jonathan Hunt

FOR ADVERTISING INFO CONTACT
Sherry Bolinger, Sherry@hoffpubs.com, (610) 685.0914 Ext. 202


http://www.lcmedsoc.org http://www.HoffmannPublishing.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LCHM Summer 2017

LCHM Summer 2017 - 1
LCHM Summer 2017 - 2
LCHM Summer 2017 - 3
LCHM Summer 2017 - 4
LCHM Summer 2017 - 5
LCHM Summer 2017 - 6
LCHM Summer 2017 - 7
LCHM Summer 2017 - 8
LCHM Summer 2017 - 9
LCHM Summer 2017 - 10
LCHM Summer 2017 - 11
LCHM Summer 2017 - 12
LCHM Summer 2017 - 13
LCHM Summer 2017 - 14
LCHM Summer 2017 - 15
LCHM Summer 2017 - 16
LCHM Summer 2017 - 17
LCHM Summer 2017 - 18
LCHM Summer 2017 - 19
LCHM Summer 2017 - 20
LCHM Summer 2017 - 21
LCHM Summer 2017 - 22
LCHM Summer 2017 - 23
LCHM Summer 2017 - 24
LCHM Summer 2017 - 25
LCHM Summer 2017 - 26
LCHM Summer 2017 - 27
LCHM Summer 2017 - 28
LCHM Summer 2017 - 29
LCHM Summer 2017 - 30
LCHM Summer 2017 - 31
LCHM Summer 2017 - 32
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Fall21
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Summer21
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Spring21
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMFall_Winter20
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LehighCountyHealthMedicineSummer2020
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Spring20
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Winter19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Fall19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Summer19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Spring19
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Winter18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHM_Fall18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMSummer18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMSpring18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMWinter2018
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMWinter18
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/Fall2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMSummer2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/hoffmann/LehighCountyHealth_Medicine/LCHMSpring2017
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com