William S. Maxfield, M.D., is a board-certified physician in hyperbaric medicine, radiology, and nuclear medicine. He is one of the nation’s foremost experts in hyperbaric medicine, pioneering its use to treat wounds, brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions. He has served on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, and LSU Medical School. He has also served as the chief of the Radioisotope Laboratory at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, M.D. Dr. Maxfield was chief of the Radiation Therapy Department and co-chairman of the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory at Ochsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans. He is currently in private practice in the Tampa Bay, Fla., area.
Several years ago, it was revealed that the contrast media for MRIs could affect kidney function, particularly in patients with prior history of kidney pathology. [Full Story]
Several years ago, it was revealed that the contrast media for MRIs could affect kidney function, particularly in patients with prior history of kidney pathology. [Full Story]
If you have watched television news recently, you probably encountered the story of Glen Campbell, the prize-winning country singer who announced that he has Alzheimer’s disease. [Full Story]
My patients had significant problems with her admission. Again, this emphasizes the lack of understanding of the problems of medicine [Full Story]
I’ve had many patients who have encountered difficulty in getting procedures and medications that a physician has ordered for them. [Full Story]
Traumatic brain injury is the signature wound that our military veterans have encountered. [Full Story]
Before starting a new medication or undergoing a new medical procedure, you should check the data that is available in books and websites. [Full Story]
In the field of medicine, there are quite a number of websites that, in my opinion, are very useful for people who want take advantage of them. [Full Story]
When I wrote my prior blog post, “Who Controls Medicine?” I had not fully realized the extent of current problem and the impact that it is having on the field. [Full Story]
Hopefully, the control of medicine by the insurance companies, which are not licensed to practice medicine, will change. [Full Story]

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