Synaptic Transmissions

                    Tall Statues Teaching Tolerance To All       On a recent trip to Hong...

            Escape To Bora Bora       When our children were small, life at home was at times quite...

      October 27, 2013   When Less Is More       As with many disciplines in medicine, the field of surgery has...

            Neurosurgical Mission To Ukraine       Last year, I had the distinct honor and privilege of serving on...

            Worth The Trek       On the north coast of the island of Kauai, Hawaii, there is a...

        For the past 20 years, our family has taken part of our summer vacation in the wilderness of Ontario, Canada’s Killarney...

  The human brain is an incredible organ about which, in comparison to other organs, relatively less is known regarding its function and networks of...

              The God Of Medicine And Healing – Asclepius           I have been a physician...

          Snow In Hawaii: A Tropical Non Sequitur       My wife and I had the great privilege of traveling...

            When Practice Makes Perfect       I can recall as a young child my mother’s words to me...

        Photography by James T. Rutka     Worth The Norwegian Hospitality       Recently, my wife and I had the...

            On The Road To Enlightenment       On a recent trip to Hong Kong, I had the opportunity...

  A Medical Discovery That Changed The World     This year marks the 90th year celebrating the discovery of insulin, the hormone released by...

  Asclepius And The Healing Power Of The Spa   I have been a physician now for over 30 years.  As a graduating medical student,...