On April 1, I met with Dr. Dennis Kraus to discuss the surgery. His first words were “Do not worry. This is 99% curable.”. He was very upbeat and an amazing person. Surgery was scheduled for the next week on April 7. I had a pre-op visit on April 4… Read more »
On March 3, I met with Dr. Maria Pena, my new endocrinologist to discuss the results of the thyroid ultrasound. I was impressed by her knowledge and personality. She informed me that there was a 2cm nodule and further testing was recommended. She had blood taken and made arrangements for… Read more »
On Feb 11 I met with Dr. Armstrong, my new cardiologist who reviewed my health and described what they saw in the ct scan. There was evidence of calcification of the aorta, the main artery of the heart. He prescribed an echocardiogram for Feb 25 to get a closer look…. Read more »
On Feb 3, I got a call from my primary care doctor who informed me that a small node seen on my lungs but it was nothing to worry about (yet). Need to followup in 6 mo. Also saw potential calcification of aorta. Need pulmonology review. Also saw potential issue… Read more »
I had a CT scan on Jan 22, 2016. This was a routine protocol with North Shore LIJ, the organization affiliated with my primary care doctor, for those like me who quit smoking less than 5 years ago. I had the procedure done at Lenox Hill Hospital Radiation Department.