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  • Psychiatry Today 4:00 am ET The headlines seem to be saturated with stories of kids attacking classmates with guns and knives. What makes a child attack others---and what can be done to help prevent these devastating acts from occurring? Psychiatrist Dr. Michael Aronoff offers advice on helping kids cope with their extreme emotions and the everyday academic and social stresses that may one day lead to violent acts.

    Rebroadcast: Sat 4/19 4:00 pm ET
  • Child Psychiatry/Psychology: About Our Kids Fridays 8 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Fridays 8 pm, Sundays 4am & 10 am, Mondays 10 am ET
    This program gives essential information and advice about child, teen and family mental health, from psychiatric and learning disorders to self-esteem and school success. Hear expert guests from the NYU Child Study Center and around the world. More information at

  • Dermatology Thursdays 6 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Fridays 12 am, Saturdays 8 am, Tuesdays 10 am ET

    With laser treatments and Botox® on the rise, more and more people have questions. Are they safe? Do they really work? Tune in for these answers and more as our doctors cover everything from acne and psoriasis to rosacea and hair loss. Hosted by Dr. Doris Day, Dr. Michael Whitlow, and Dr. Sarika Ramachandran.

  • Doctor Radio Reports Thursdays at 3 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Fridays at 10 am, Saturdays at 6 pm and Sundays at 8 pm ET
    From mammograms to medical marijuana, fitness to Facebook, autism to ADD medications, if you're talking about it, we're covering it. Each week former NBC News anchor Perri Peltz talks with top experts to answer your questions. Doctor Radio Reports goes behind the headlines to get the information you need.

  • Emergency Medicine Thursdays 8 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Thursdays 8 pm, Saturdays 12 pm, Mondays 12 am ET

    Trained to react quickly and stabilize patients, ER doctors are the front line of medical treatment. Hear real-life stories of trauma and drama from the NYU-Langone Dept. of Emergency Medicine with host Dr. Billy Goldberg from

  • Everyday Health Tuesdays 8 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Tuesdays 8 pm, Wednesdays 2 am ET

    Annual check-ups, coughs, colds, congestion, headaches – it's all part of everyday medicine for the entire family. Dr Carol Bernstein is on call answering the everyday health issues we all face with guests spanning medical specialties including pediatrics, cardiology, ophthalmology, and orthopedics.

  • Health Care Connect Thursdays 12 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Thursdays 10 pm, Fridays 11 am, Sundays 10 pm ET

    Claims, co-pays, deductibles, networks, partial coverage, referrals--NYU Langone Medical Center's Andrew Rubin, Matt Penziner, and Allison Vogel will guide you through the health care system and make it as simple as possible, discussing the latest news and rules, and answering your specific insurance questions.

  • Healthy Aging Mondays 4 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Tuesdays 2 am ET
    Forgetfulness, frailty, pains, prescriptions, care--geriatric medicine specialist Dr. Michael Perskin takes your calls about aging and care of the elderly, from “Why do my knees hurt?” to “My mother can’t remember who I am." Get a prescription for less stress, better care and a healthier life.

  • Internal Medicine Mondays 8 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Mondays 8 pm, Saturdays 4 am, Sundays 6 pm ET
    NYU-Langone Internist Dr. Ira Breite answers the questions that you wish you could ask your regular doctor. Should I get hair restoration? Should I supplement my diet with vitamins? And about that herpes sore… He’s just like your doctor, only with more time and access to the world’s experts.

  • Interventional Cardiology Wednesdays 6 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Wednesdays 4 pm, Saturdays 2 am, Sundays 12 pm ET
    Renowned interventional cardiologist Dr. Fred Feit and his team at Bellevue Hospital helped revolutionize the treatment of patients who suffer heart attacks. But for Fred it's not about his legendary technical skills, he loves treating the whole patient and not just the blocked artery in isolation.

  • Men's Health Wednesdays 6 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Fridays 2 am, Saturdays 8 pm, Thursdays 12 am ET
    Men's Health explores in-depth a wide variety of general and sexual issues. Hosted by renowned Drs. Herb Lepor, a pioneer in sexually sensitive prostate removal, Joe Alukal, Director of Reproductive Health & Benign Diseases of Prostate, and Stacy Loeb, an internationally recognized expert on the early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

  • Nutrition and Exercise Fridays 12 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Fridays 10 pm, Sundays 8 am ET
    We all know we need to eat right and exercise regularly, but it’s challenging! Registered dietician and exercise physiologist Samantha Heller offers tips and encouragement, debunks the latest fad diet, and reveals how eating right can prevent and control diabetes, high blood pressure and more.

  • The Nurse Practitioner Show Bimonthly Thursdays 4pm ET
    Please see weekly schedule for Rebroadcast Times

    Medicine isn't just about doctor care- a good team consists of nurses, physician assistants, social workers, and more. Join us as we explore the roles of various team members in fields like obstetrics, senior care, kids' health, emergency care, and disease management.

  • Oncology: Dr. Abe Chachoua & Dr. Silvia Formenti Wednesdays 12 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Wednesdays 10 pm, Thursdays 4 am, Sundays 2 pm ET
    A cancer diagnosis isn’t always a death sentence. Top cancer specialists Dr. Abraham Chachoua and Dr. Silvia Formenti take your calls and tell you about advancements in treatment options and the latest medical research. Be inspired by the stories of cancer survivors, told in their own words.

  • Orthopaedics Mondays 6 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Tuesdays 12 am, Saturdays 6 am, Sundays 12 am ET
    Hand injuries and shoulder pain. Knee and hip surgery. Spine injury. Foot and ankle problems. Drs. Nadir Paksima, Ramesh Gidumal, Claudette Lajam, and Dennis Cardone, are on call to help you with what ails your bones and joints.

  • Pediatrics: On Call For Kids Wednesday 10 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Thursdays 2 pm, Saturdays 10 am, Mondays 2 am ET
    Treating an infant, child or adolescent is not like treating a small adult. Our pediatricians Benard P. Dreyer, Dan Rauch, and Seema Awatramani tackle allergies, asthma, ear infections, childhood obesity and cuts and bruises as well as signs of autism, ADHD and other developmental issues.

  • Plastic Surgery Tuesdays 6 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Wednesdays 12 am, Wednesdays 2 pm, Saturdays 2 pm ET

    A simple surgical procedure, cosmetic or reconstructive, can be life-changing. Hosts Dr. Joseph McCarthy, Dr. Alexes Hazen, Dr. Sherrell Aston, and Dr. Nolan Karp, will guide you through face lifts, liposuction, and more.

  • Primary Care Medicine Wednesdays 8 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Wednesdays 8 pm, Thursdays 2 am, Fridays 2 pm, Saturdays 7 pm ET
    Getting healthy, staying healthy, living healthy. It all begins with a better understanding of every aspect of your health. Tune in to Dr. Marina Kurian, Medical Director of NYU's Weight Management Program, as she simplifies the issues most on your mind. Compassion, humor, and plain speaking make her show a must for a healthy life.

  • Psychiatry Tuesdays 12 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Tuesdays 10 pm, Wednesdays 4 am ET
    Feeling stressed? Having problems in your relationship? Psychiatrists Dolores Malaspina and Michael Aronoff are available to take your calls. They’ll explore the emotional highs and lows we all experience and tackle subjects such as depression, addiction and anxiety.

  • Pulmonology Tuesdays 6 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Tuesdays 4 pm, Fridays 4 am, Sundays 6 am ET
    You'll breathe more easily if you listen to noted pulmonologist Dr. Frank Adams as he answers all your questions about the lungs and much more. An animal lover and owner of two beautiful Havanese dogs (Tucker and Dolly), Frank also features people and organizations that champion animals.

  • Rehabilitative Medicine Mondays 6 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Mondays 2 pm, Tuesdays 4 am, Sundays 9 pm ET
    Get back on your feet! The rehabilitation doc is making housecalls—on your radio. From cardiac and pulmonary rehab to the special needs of women in physical therapy, joint pains and arthritis, tune in to Dr. Jonathan Whiteson to get the inside scoop on feeling better quickly.

  • Sexual Health Mondays 12 pm ET
    Rebroadcasts Mondays 10 pm, Fridays 6 pm, Saturdays 12 am & 10 pm ET
    Intimacy, desire, technique--no question is taboo for Dr. Virginia Sadock, one of America's most respected human sexuality experts, and Dr. Miriam Greene, a leader in hysteroscopy. Through the anonymity of the telephone, you can finally talk about your fantasies, inhibitions, your partner's desires and your own.

  • Sports Medicine Thursdays 6 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Thursdays 4 pm ET
    What happens when Derek Jeter or Peyton Manning gets severely injured? Learn firsthand from the doctors who fix up these amazing athletes, and get their advice on your own body. From bones, muscles and joints to congenital conditions, nothing is too tough for Dr. Joe Bosco, Dr. Dennis Cardone, and Dr. Laith Jazrawi to tackle.

  • Women's Health Thursdays 10 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Mondays 4 am, Sundays 2 am ET
    Having busy lives as wives, mothers, and career women can make it hard for women to pay attention to their bodies. Host Dr. Nieca Goldberg, a published author and five-time member of New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" list, will help you recognize the signs of heart disease and other serious health risks.

  • Heart Surgery Fridays at 6 am ET
    Rebroadcasts Fridays at 4 pm, Sundays at 4 pm, Tuesdays 2 pm ET ET

    Cardiac Surgeons Dr. Greg Ribakove, and Dr. Abe DeAnda take you into the OR, describing the intricate surgeries they perform many times a week, from the now-common bypass surgery and valve repair, to the heroic efforts of saving the life of an accident or crime victim. You'll feel the adrenaline rush as they hold the life of a patient in their hands.

  • Dr. Frank AdamsDr. Francis “Frank” Adams MD is Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, a police surgeon with the NYPD and a pulmonary specialist with a focus on asthma. He's been voted “Best Doctor” several times by New York magazine and Castle Connelly Ltd. and has authored three books.

  • Dr. Michael AronoffDr. Michael S. Aronoff MD is Attending Psychiatrist on the Senior Staff of Lenox Hill Hospital and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at NYU Medical Center. He's served the American Psychiatric Association for over 20 years and been on New York Magazine and Castle Connolly Guide's “Best Doctors” list.

  • Dr. Sherrell AstonDr. Sherrell Aston is Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and is a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine and Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He is considered one of the foremost international experts in aesthetic plastic surgery.

  • Dr. Alexandra BarzviDr. Alexandra Barzvi MD is a parenting coach and clinical psychologist with expertise in anxiety and mood disorders in children, adolescents and young adults. She's a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and a frequent contributor to The Today Show and CBS Early Show.

  • Dr. Carol A. BernsteinDr. Carol A. Bernstein, MD is Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Psychiatry and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at NYU Langone Medical Center. While she maintains a small practice, Dr. Bernstein’s focus has been on education for almost 20 years.

  • Dr. Ira Breite This Vespa-riding gastroenterologist and internist is at home in the examination room, the classroom--he’s a Clinical Instructor at NYU School of Medicine--and the court room, as a frequent expert witness in the field of gastroenterology.

  • Dr. Abraham ChachouaA specialist in the treatment of lung cancer, Dr. Abraham Chachoua runs the multidisciplinary thoracic malignancy board at NYU Langone Medical Center. He's the recipient of an American Cancer Society career development award to evaluate the role of immune modulation in the treatment of solid tumors.

  • Dr. Lori EvansDr. Lori Evans is Director of Training at the NYU Medical Center Psychology program. A specialist in ADHD and Behavior Disorders, Dr. Evans has coordinated the "Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempters" study at the NYU Child Study Center and has appeared on several TV programs, including ABC and NBC News.

  • Dr. Fred FeitIf you need a heart catheter, Dr. Frederick Feit MD is the guy you want. Director of NYU Langone Medical Center’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Dr. Feit is among the pioneers who revolutionized the treatment of heart attacks, yet he enjoys treating not just blocked arteries, but the whole patient.

  • Dr. Billy GoldbergIn his 15 years as an emergency medicine physician, Dr. Billy Goldberg has been asked every medical question imaginable. Get your own answers from the co-author of Why Do Men Have Nipples? and Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex? and find out why he believes humor is an effective treatment in the ER.

  • Dr. Nieca GoldbergDr. Nieca Goldberg is Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of NYU's Women’s Heart Program. She's an award-winning author and a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red” campaign who's appeared on The Today Show, The View, and Good Morning America and others.

  • Dr. Miriam GreeneDr. Greene has a private practice at NYU where she introduced the practice of hysteroscopy and still performs it today. Her published works include the award-winning guide to pregnancy, Your Pregnancy Companion, and her latest book, Frankly Pregnant. She also plans on writing a guide on menopause.

  • Dr. Howard Greller

    Dr. Howard Greller is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and a board certified Medical Toxicologist. He received both his medical degree and fellowship training from the NYU School of Medicine. He sits on the board of directors for the American College of Medical Toxicology and works clinically at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine. He has a fondness for all things coffee and likes to educate people about this toxic world.

  • Samantha HellerSamantha Heller is a registered dietitian, certified nutritionist, and an exercise physiologist. She’s regarded as a specialist in clinical nutrition, health and medical nutrition therapy, and stress management. She was a senior clinical nutritionist and exercise physiologist at NYU for almost a decade.

  • Dr. Nolan KarpDr. Karp is an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine and Director of Plastic Surgery at Tisch Hospital. He's an expert in breast reconstruction, reduction, augmentation and lifting and has appeared on the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and House Calls with Sanjay Gupta.

  • Dr. Claudette LajamDr. Claudette Lajam is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the Hospital for Joint Diseases-New York University School of Medicine. She is an Orthopedic Surgeon with special interest in joint replacement, revision joint replacement, and sports medicine/arthroscopy. She is the first female surgeon in the World to perform robot-assisted partial knee replacement.

  • Dr. Herb LeporDr. Lepor's love of medicine began when his brother had one of the first open heart surgeries in the country. He's performed his world-renowned research-driven approach to prostate surgery more than 2,000 times, preserving sexual function and making it much easier for men to choose to have surgery.

  • Dr. Stacy LoebDr. Stacy Loeb is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology and Population Health at New York University (NYU), specializing in men's health and prostate disease. She has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters on prostate cancer. She is on the Editorial Board for 2 international urology journals, and lectures on prostate cancer around the world.

  • Dr. Dolores MalaspinaNYU professor Dr. Dolores Malaspina's approach to mental health issues takes from zoology, epidemiology, medicine and psychiatry and focuses on preventing and curing severe mental disorders. Author of more than 200 scientific papers, she's mentored a new generation of psychiatric research scientists.

  • Dr. Joseph McCarthyDr. McCarthy is an award-winning surgeon, educator, and champion of patients with facial deformity. A pioneer in craniofacial distraction, he's the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of Smile Train, which has provided pro bono surgery to over 150,000 children around the world with cleft palate.

  • Dr. Christopher McStay Dr. McStay is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at NYU School of Medicine and Assistant Director of Emergency Services at Bellevue Hospital, which sees over 100,000 visits annually. He's an active member of the Wilderness Medical Society and an avid cyclist, snowboarder, runner and sailor.

  • Dr. Michael H. PerskinDr. Michael H. Perskin is Director of the Faculty Group Practice for the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center. He also formed the multi-disciplinary Geriatrics Service at Tisch Hospital, which emphasizes patient care, post-graduate medical education, quality improvement and research.

  • Dr. Daniel RauchDr. Rauch is the Associate Director of Pediatrics at Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Dream Foundation and has been featured on CNN and Parenting Magazine.

  • Dr. Greg RibakoveDr. Ribakove is an Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine. He's also the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, specializing in minimally invasive heart surgery and, to the detriment of his social life, spending many weekends in the O.R.

  • Dr. Virginia SadockDr. Sadock is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and an attending psychiatrist at NYU Tisch and Bellevue Hospitals. She is the author of over 50 articles and chapters on sexual behavior, including the effects of drugs on sexual function, and lectures extensively in the United States and abroad.

  • Dr. Jess ShatkinNYU Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Jess Shatkin is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of autism and ADHD, leading research in medical education, sleep medicine, global child mental health and psychopathology. He appears on CBS, ABC and NBC and plays a mean electric guitar.

  • Dr. Joseph Alukal Dr. Joseph Alukal is a Urologist on Faculty at NYU School of Medicine, where he is Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Male Reproductive Health.  A highly skilled micro-surgeon, Dr. Alukal’s research interests include genetic etiologies of male infertility and the identification of new treatments for infertility, ED and hypogonadism. Dr. Alukal has received numerous awards including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Traveling Scholars Award and the National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Awared for Research in Contraception and Male Infertility. He is an American Urolgoical Association (AUA) Foundation Fellow, and received the AUA Foundation Graduate Scholar Award for his research.  He is the author of numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed publications in infertility and andrology.

  • Dr. Jonathan WhitesonDr. Jonathan Whiteson is Director of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Wellness and Rehabilitation program at the Rusk Institute, Director of the Rusk Outpatient Program and Director of Rusk Continuing Care services. He divides his time between clinical work, teaching residents, administration and research.

  • Dr. Lisa Park

    Dr. Lisa Park is an accomplished cataract surgeon and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the NYU School of Medicine. She is the Associate Director of Residency Training and the Chief of Ophthalmology at Bellevue Hospital Center. She is also a volunteer surgeon with Hospital de la Familia in Guatemala and Das Resta Hospital in Ethiopia.

  • Dr. Elisabeth Cohen

    Dr. Cohen joined NYU Langone Medical Center after nearly three decades of distinguished service at Philadelphia’s prestigious Wills Eye Hospital and at Jefferson Medical College. She was appointed professor of ophthalmology in the NYU School of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Cohen currently teaches NYU residents at the Bellevue Hospital Cornea Clinic.

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