Tag Archives: OPMC

And Now the Idiot du Jour’s Boss


[Consequent to https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2014/09/07/dr-w-c-elliott-the-idiot-du-jour/%5D Dr. Michael Iannuzzi, Director UHCC Adult Medicine MR Nephrology Dr. Elliott Dear Dr. Iannuzzi, I am in receipt of your letter of Sept. 10 regarding the above-captioned matter in which you threaten to terminate my health care … Continue reading

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Your Doctor: Asshole or Asperger’s?


Are you having trouble getting along with your doctor? Do you think he’s not listening to you? Is it hard—or impossible—to get through to him? Is he behaving like an asshole? Maybe he has Asperger’s syndrome: “Asperger syndrome (AS), also … Continue reading

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Update


The cost of a med/surg bed at Crouse Hospital is $1,639 a day.  I have been here 16 days, therefore the cost is $26,224.  The cost of a skilled nursing bed at Iroquois Nursing Home is $315 a day.  If … Continue reading

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Sex, Doctors, “Mental Illness” and Medicaid


“You have enemies?  Good.  That means you’ve stood up for something in your life.”  Winston Churchill The underlined questions are things for which people searched my blog, followed by my answers. Why is sex on the beach bad? I dunno—pretty sandy?  … Continue reading

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Antidepressants, Welfare, Medicaid and Celiac Disease


My kidneys are hurting since I started taking antidepressants Well, stop taking them, duh.  If the pain doesn’t go away, then go see a physician.  You might have a kidney infection that doesn’t have anything to do with the antidepressant, … Continue reading

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When Open-Minded Doctor is not an Oxymoron (Part III)


            I asked psychologist Paul Cohen, doctor of philosophy, what difference it makes—how am I different because I’m smarter?  He said that intelligence makes you able to remember more things, understand things faster, think abstractly, and see the big picture.  … Continue reading

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What a Complaint against a Doctor Looks Like


In New York State, to file a complaint against a physician go to the Dept. of Health, Office of Professional Medical Conduct web site at http://www.health.state.ny.us/professionals/doctors/conduct/file_a_complaint.htm Dr. Andras Perl [SUNY Upstate University Hospital] ordered 23 tests on June 28, 2010, and … Continue reading

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