The panelists for this chat are Dr. Francis Kralick, DO, FACOS, Linda Brecher, DO, FACOI, FACR and Dr. David P. May, MD, FACS:
Topics that will be discussed include:
- The Reality of Concussions: What parents need to know about prevention and treatment.
- Osteoporosis: Are men also at risk? Plus, tips for improving bone health as we age.
- Arthritis: Treatment and prevention.
- Alzheimer's Disease Warning signs and what to do about them.
- Cancer Care: Treatments available in South Jersey, and the "Real Men Wear Pink" campaign.
Dr. Francis Kralick - Board certified in neurosurgery, Dr. Kralick comes to Shore Physicians Group from Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he has practiced since 2002 and serves as chief of the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of Complex Spinal Surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics/Biomedical Engineering from The Ohio State University and earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova-Southeastern University in 1996, graduating with highest honors. Dr. Kralick completed his residency in neurosurgery at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he received a resident achievement award as well as awards for scientific presentations on an international level. He completed a fellowship and advanced training in complex spinal surgery at the Medical College of Pennsylvania's Simeone Institute for Neurosurgery in Philadelphia, under the tutelage of Dr. Frederick Simeone.
Linda Brecher, DO, FACOI, FACR - Dr. Brecher is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. She completed Medical School at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA and then an internship at Delaware Valley Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Delaware Valley Medical Center, Langhorne, PA and Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, NJ. Dr Brecher completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at Hahneman University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. She is a member of American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Internists, the American College of Rheumatology and the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society. She has a specialty in Rheumatology, with diagnosis, treatment and management for arthritis and other rheumatic diseases that affect the joints, muscles and bones.
Dr. David P. May, MD, FACS - Dr. David May is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He graduated Medical School from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, completed his Internship at Temple University Hospital and his residency in General Surgery at Temple University Hospital as well. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and American Society of Breast Surgeons. dr May has a specialty in General Surgery and Sub Specialties in Laparoscopic Surgery and Breast Surgery. Shore's Dr. David May is taking the lead on raising funds in the American Cancer Society's fight against breast cancer by committing to the Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Real Men Wear Pink is designed to encourage women to take preventive action in the fight against breast cancer. This campaign is also intended to the bring some attention to men with breast cancer.
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