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Ask the Doctor - September 22, 2020

Ask the Doctor - September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020

Dr. Rocky White talks about what the flu vaccine does.

Ask the Doctor -September 15, 2020

Ask the Doctor -September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

Dr. Kern Low talks about the differences between influenza (flu) and COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - September 8, 2020

Ask the Doctor - September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020

Dr. Kendra Robison talks about flu symptoms, the importance of the flu shot and more.

Ask the Doctor - September 1, 2020

Ask the Doctor - September 1, 2020

September 1, 2020

Dr. Kern Low, medical director at Optum, talks about influenza (flu), getting a flu vaccine and more.

The Extra with Shannon Brinias -August 31, 2020

The Extra with Shannon Brinias -August 31, 2020

September 1, 2020

On Monday's "The Extra", Dr. Geoffrey Lim, a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs fellowship-trained surgeon with Optum, joined host "Shannon Brinias" to debunk a number of skin care myths and bring about understanding of best practices in how we care for our skin.  For instance, did you know allowing a wound to "breathe" is not the best way to care for a cut?  Listen to learn more of the debunked myths. 

Ask the Doctor - August 25, 2020

Ask the Doctor - August 25, 2020

August 25, 2020

Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about sun protection for your skin.

Ask the Doctor - August 18, 2020

Ask the Doctor - August 18, 2020

August 18, 2020

Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about skin manifestations from COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - August 11, 2020

Ask the Doctor - August 11, 2020

August 11, 2020

Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about Maskne.

Ask the Doctor -August 3, 2020

Ask the Doctor -August 3, 2020

August 4, 2020

Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about washing your hands.

Ask the Doctor - July 28, 2020

Ask the Doctor - July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020

Dr. Michael Harper talks about how COVID-19 can be transmitted.

The Extra with Shannon Brinias - July 22, 2020

The Extra with Shannon Brinias - July 22, 2020

July 22, 2020
On Wednesday's "The Extra", Optum's Dr. Michael Harper joined the discussion to provide information and answers about coronavirus and Covid-19, and how medical providers are working to make patients seeking care feel safe.  For more information, you can go to cosprings.optum.com or call  1-719-522-1133. 
Ask the Doctor - July 21, 2020

Ask the Doctor - July 21, 2020

July 21, 2020

Dr. Michael Harper talks about teleehealth.

Ask the Doctor - July 14, 2020

Ask the Doctor - July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020

Dr. Michael Harper talks about what to expect when going to see your doctor during COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - July 7, 2020

Ask the Doctor - July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020

Dr. Michael Harper talks about what Optum is doing to keep you save during COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - June 30, 2020

Ask the Doctor - June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

June is National Alzheimer's and Brain Injury Awareness Month and Dr. Dustin Harker talks about severe brain injuries.

 
 
The Extra with Shannon Brinias - June 24, 2020

The Extra with Shannon Brinias - June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020
On Wednesday's "The Extra", our guest was Dr. Dustin Harker with Optum Neurology, discussing National Alzheimer's and Brain Injury Awareness Month.  Dr. Harker discussed warning signs, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's. More information can be found here:  https://www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/alzheimers.htm#AlzheimersDisease?.  He also talked about what a brain injury is, and what can happen to a patient with one. 
Ask the Doctor - June 23, 2020

Ask the Doctor - June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020

June is National Alzheimer's and Brain Injury Awareness Month and Dr. Dustin Harker talks about brain injuries.

 
 
Ask the Doctor - June 16, 2020

Ask the Doctor - June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

June is National Alzheimer's and Brain Injury Awareness Month and Dr. Dustin Harker talks about preventing Alzheimers's.

Ask the Doctor - June 9, 2020

Ask the Doctor - June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020

June is National Alzheimer's and Brain Injury Awareness Month and Dr. Dustin Harker talks about what is known about Alzheimer's and more.

Ask the Doctor - June 2, 2020

Ask the Doctor - June 2, 2020

June 3, 2020

June is National Alzheimer's and Brain Injury Awareness Month and Dr. Dustin Harker talks about Alzheimer's and more.

Ask the Doctor - May 26, 2020

Ask the Doctor - May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

During Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about if melanoma can be prevented.

National Melanoma Awareness Month - The Extra:  Business Edition with Ted Robertson - Dr. Geoffrey Lim - May 22, 2020

National Melanoma Awareness Month - The Extra: Business Edition with Ted Robertson - Dr. Geoffrey Lim - May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

The month of may is National Melanoma Awareness Month.  As Optum's Dr. Geoffrey Lim says, we love our outdoor activities in Colorado, so skin care is especially crucial.  Dr. Lim offers detailed tips and advice for the identification, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.  His specialized expertise and training lends itself well to discussing the treatment of basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, the two most common types of skin cancer, as well as early invasive melanoma and other high-risk skin cancers.

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Ask the Doctor - May 19, 2020

Ask the Doctor - May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020

During Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about if melanoma can be cured.

Ask the Doctor - May 12, 2020

Ask the Doctor - May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020

During Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about what melanoma looks like.

Ask the Doctor - May 5, 2020

Ask the Doctor - May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

May is Melanoma Awareness Month and Dr. Geoffrey Lim explains what melanoma is.

Ask the Doctor - April 28, 2020

Ask the Doctor - April 28, 2020

April 28, 2020

Dr. Rocky White, Optum Colorado Springs Medical Director, talks about what the future looks like with COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - April 21, 2020

Ask the Doctor - April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020

Dr. Rocky White, Optum Colorado Springs Medical Director, talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the medical community.

Ask the Doctor - April 14, 2020

Ask the Doctor - April 14, 2020

April 14, 2020

Dr. Rocky White, Optum Colorado Springs Medical Director, talks about the symptoms and how you can prevent COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - April 7, 2020

Ask the Doctor - April 7, 2020

April 7, 2020

Dr. Rocky White, Optum Colorado Springs Medical Director, talks about COVID-19.

Ask the Doctor - March 31, 2020

Ask the Doctor - March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

Dr. Abbass Shafii talks about the importance of general GI health.

Ask the Doctor - March 24, 2020

Ask the Doctor - March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

Dr. Abbass Shafii talks about the signs and symptoms of colon cancer.

Ask the Doctor - March 17, 2020

Ask the Doctor - March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020

March is Colon Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Abbass Shafii talks about the detection rate.

Ask the Doctor - March 10, 2020

Ask the Doctor - March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020

Dr. Abbass Shafii talks about the methods of colon cancer screenings during Colon Cancer Awareness month.

Ask the Doctor - March 3, 2020

Ask the Doctor - March 3, 2020

March 3, 2020

March is Colon Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Abbass Shafii talks about the importance of screenings.

Ask the Doctor - February 25, 2020

Ask the Doctor - February 25, 2020

February 25, 2020

Dr. Kundai Tanganyika, Cardiologist with Optum, continues our month long conversation during National Heart Health Month. Today’s conversation focuses on palpitations. What are they. What causes them. Types of prevention and more.

Ask the Doctor - February 18, 2020

Ask the Doctor - February 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

Cardiologist Dr. Kundai Tanganyika from Optum continues our month long conversation on heart health, during National Heart Health Month. Take Dr. Tanganyika focuses on the risk of smoking and diabetes in heart disease.

Ask the Doctor - February 11, 2020

Ask the Doctor - February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020

Dr. Kundai Tanganyika, Cardiologist with Optum, talks about high cholesterol during National Heart Health Month. What is it. What causes it. Non-medical ways to lower cholesterol and a lot more.

Ask the Doctor - February 4, 2020

Ask the Doctor - February 4, 2020

February 4, 2020

February is National Heart Health Month, and in honor of this important month we’re talking with Dr. Kundai Tanganyika, cardiologist with Optum. Dr. Tanganyika will be discussing several heart health topics this month, starting with hypertension. Call (719) 632-5109 or visit cosprings.optum.com for more info.

Ask the Doctor - January 21, 2020

Ask the Doctor - January 21, 2020

January 21, 2020

Dr. Todd Stearns from Optum continues our month long conversation about cervical cancer, during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month…focusing on prevention. Including the HPV vaccine, annual exams, and more.

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - The Morning News Extra with Ted Robertson - Optum - January 20, 2020

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - The Morning News Extra with Ted Robertson - Optum - January 20, 2020

January 20, 2020

January is national Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  Dr. Todd Stearns, OB-GYN, and Optom, are all about prevention and taking the confusion out of when you should bring an OB-GYN into your life; how often you should see your OB and what testing is available.

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Ask the Doctor - January 14, 2020

Ask the Doctor - January 14, 2020

January 16, 2020

Dr. Todd Stearns from Optum continues our month long conversation on cervical cancer. He explains the causes and risk factors, talks about the human papillomavirus, vaccine, and more.

Ask the Doctor - January 7, 2020

Ask the Doctor - January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

Dr. Todd Stearns from Optum talks about Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Understand cervical cancer, the different types, some symptoms and more.

Ask the Doctor - December 10, 2019

Ask the Doctor - December 10, 2019

December 26, 2019

Dr. Carol Pittman, Chief Medical Officer for Colorado Springs, talks about the acquisition of DaVita Medical Group by Optum. What this means for patients, any changes they can expect, and what to look forward to in the future.

Ask the Doctor - December 17, 2019

Ask the Doctor - December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019

Dr. Carol Pittman, Chief Medical Officer for Optum in Colorado Springs, talks about what makes Optum different. What patients can expect from Optum as a health care provider, and a lot more.

Ask the Doctor - December 3, 2019

Ask the Doctor - December 3, 2019

December 3, 2019

Dr. Benjamin Kam from DaVita Medical Group talks about common shoulder problems. How you can develop them even if you don’t have an injury. Is surgery required, and a lot more.

 

Ask the Doctor - November 26, 2019

Ask the Doctor - November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019

Dr. Sean Kelly talks about orthopedic joint injection therapy.

Ask the Doctor - November 12, 2019

Ask the Doctor - November 12, 2019

November 12, 2019

Dr. Benjamin Kam talks about the new robotic assisted joint replacement surgery and team at DaVita Medical Group. The technology behind MAKO. What impact this has on our community. An upcoming event, and a lot more.

Ask the Doctor - October 29, 2019

Ask the Doctor - October 29, 2019

October 29, 2019

Dr. Sharon McKelvey, from DaVita Medical Group, recaps some top tips to prevent breast cancers, symptoms you need to watch out for, and a lot more.

Ask the Doctor - October 15, 2019

Ask the Doctor - October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Dr. Sharon McKelvey from DaVita Medical Group continues our month-long conversation during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week discussing some myths and truths about breast cancer.