Aliu Sanni, MD

Do I need surgery?

Obesity is a rapidly expanding problem in the United States. Current research suggests that over 127 million Americans are overweight, and over 35% of Americans are obese. This means three out of every five Americans are either overweight or obese and the percentages have doubled over the past 20 years. In the United States, up to 300,000 deaths per year can be linked to obesity.

Miles H. Sharpe, Jr, MD

Hypertension affects over 25% of the United States population.  It is one of the major risk factors for heart disease and strokes.

Captains of the ship: Hospitalists coordinate the care of patients in the hospital

In the past, care for hospitalized patients was provided by their primary care physicians who would round on them once a day and be on call. As medical knowledge evolved and research data showed earlier and timely interventions are instrumental to better outcomes, hospitals moved to provide dedicated doctors for the hospitalized patients, who are available to see patients any time of the day. This has shown tremendous improvement in safety, quality metrics, and better morbidity outcomes and this prompted the American Hospitals to institute Hospital Medicine as a service they provide.

I have tried so many times and
can’t lose the weight and keep it off!
I Need Help!