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Medical Frontiers

Medical Frontiers

Medical Frontiers is an informational program sponsored and produced by the Allegheny Health Network. The information featured on Medical Frontiers is solely intended to further the public's general knowledge of current developments in the field of medicine, and should not be relied upon as offering advice, diagnoses or opinions about any individual medical issue or treatment. Nothing should replace the relationship that you maintain with your personal physician.

Medical Frontiers airs Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Pittsburgh's CBS radio affiliate, KDKA-AM 1020. Hosted by retired Allegheny General Hospital orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Gerald Pifer, the show is a live production that features guests from across the spectrum of Allegheny Health Network's physician organization and allows listeners to call in with questions relative to the topic of the hour.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries 03/16/2020
  • Coronary Artery Disease 03/23/2020

Recent Broadcasts

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03/09/2020

Dr. Troy Desai, neurologist, AHN

Fred Zelt, AHN volunteer

03/02/2020

Dr. Patricia Khalil, nephrologist, AHN

Dr. Swati Arora, nephrologist, AHN

02/24/2020

Dr. Herman Bagga, urologist, Allegheny Health Network

02/17/2020

Dr. Anita Radhakrishnan, cardiologist, Allegheny Health Network

Dr. Valentyna Ivanova, cardiologist, Allegheny Health Network

02/10/2020

Dr. Lorenzo Machado, surgeon, Allegheny Health Network

Katelynn Metz, Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE)

02/03/2020

Dr. Judy Ross, Allegheny Health Network

Joe Palmer, program director, wound care, Allegheny Health Network 

01/27/2020

Dr. Dulabh Monga, medical oncologist, Allegheny Health Network

Dr. Suzanne Schiffman, surgicial oncologist, Allegheny Health Network

01/20/2020

Stuart Fisk, CRNP, MSN, Director, Center for Inclusion Health, Allegheny Health Network

Deborah McDonald, MSN, RN, Director of Women's Health Programs, Allegheny Health Network

01/13/2020

Dr. Joseph Aracri, chair of pediatrics, Allegheny Health Network

Charlie LaVallee, CEO, Variety Pittsburgh

01/06/2020

Dr. Steven Regal, orthopaedic surgeon, Allegheny Health Network

Frank Velasquez, director of sports performance, Allegheny Health Network

12/30/2019
12/23/2019

Dr. Alicia Kaplan, psychiatrist, AHN

Dr. Gary Swanson, psychiatrist, AHN

12/16/2019

Dr. David Parda, chair, AHN Cancer Institute

Dr. William Laframboise, chief genomics technology officer, AHN

Dr. Jason Sohn, chief of physics, AHN

12/09/2019

Dr. Thomas Campbell, emergency medicine, AHN

12/02/2019

Dr. Abraham Kabazie, pain management specialist, AHN

11/25/2019

Dr. John Lister, hemotology and oncology specialist, AHN

11/18/2019

Dr. David Stapor, orthopaedics, AHN

Lynette Judy, RN, osteoporosis coordinator, AHN

11/11/2019

Dr. Shyam Thakkar, director of endoscopy, AHN

11/04/2019

Dr. David Lasorda, interventional cardiology

10/28/2019

Dr. Andrew Synowiec, assistant professor of neurology, AHN Headache Center

Dr. Dolores Santamaria, director, AHN Headache Center

Dr. John Burkett, neurologist, AHN Headache Center

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