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One Day Spine Surgery with Dr. Robert Talac

One Day Spine Surgery with Dr. Robert Talac

February 1, 2014

Dr. Robert Talac, an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon & founder of Advanced Spine Institute the center of excellence for treatment of spine related problems joins eHealth Radio and the Orthopedic Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Robert Talac discuss the following:

  • What causes back or neck pain?
  • What is the most important thing one need to know before considering spine surgery? 
  • Let's say that I was told I needed back surgery. How can I find the right physician?
  • What is a difference between endoscopic, minimally invasive and traditional spine surgery?
  • Is it safe to go home same day after spine surgery?

Duration: 10:58

Dr. Talac is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is a founder of Advanced Spine Institute, the center of excellence for treatment of spine related problems. He was born in Czechoslovakia, Europe. He attended Medical School of Masaryk University in Brno. He has completed a General Surgery training as well as fellowship training is Surgical Oncology in Europe. He has earned PhD in Biophysics from Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. He also has Diploma in Minimally Invasive Surgery from University of Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France.

In 1999, he relocated to United States. He worked as a clinician/scientist at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He spent 4 years at Mayo Clinic. “I have not only learned and perfected cutting-edge strategies that promotes healing and recovery, but internalized most important lesson in practicing medicine – the needs of the patient come first”. He also completed training in Orthopedic Surgery at University of California, San Diego, CA and fellowship training in Spine Surgery at Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Talac is the author of more than 50 research publication. He is a recipient of Patient Choice Award (2011 and 2012) and Most Compassionate Doctor Award 2012. Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference doctors make in the lives of their patients. The honor is bestowed on physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by their patients. In fact, of the nation's 830,000 active doctors, only 5% were accorded this honor by their patients in 2012. The International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons recognized Dr. Talac as a Top Orthopedic Spine Surgeon.


Your Vibrant Heart with Cardiologist Dr. Cynthia Thaik

Your Vibrant Heart with Cardiologist Dr. Cynthia Thaik

February 1, 2014

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, the author of "Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength & Spirit for the Body's Core" again joins eHealth Radio and the Cardiology, Nutrition & Fitness Channels. Dr. Cynthia is a board certified, Harvard-trained cardiologist and founder of Revitalize-U, a wellness center focused on health, nutrition, fitness and detoxification.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Cynthia Thaik discuss the following:

  • You have a new book coming out. Please tell us the specifics about that.
  • What is the main thrust of the book? What will your readers get from reading this book?
  • Tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to write this book.
  • Now you have a Vibrant Heart Movement and I understand you have a grand vision for this movement. Tell us about it and what your goals or intentions are?

Duration: 13:18

Cynthia Thaik, M.D., is a Harvard-trained cardiologist who focuses on the mind-body connection to help her patients achieve overall health and wellness. She is board-certified in noninvasive cardiology and internal medicine and has been practicing medicine for over 20 years, specializing in women’s health, cardiovascular health and congestive heart failure

Born in Myanmar (formerly Burma), Dr. Cynthia’s practice is strongly influenced by her Eastern roots and her Buddhist faith. She helps her patients incorporate mindfulness, personal responsibility, Eastern philosophy and the mind-body-soul connection in order to achieve optimal health, happiness and peace in their lives. Her new book, Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength & Spirit for the Body's Core unites Eastern and Western medicine to take a whole life approach to heart health.

Dr. Cynthia studied at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School and trained at Beth Israel, Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s hospitals.

She manages two successful cardiology clinics and is the founder of Revitalize-U, a wellness center in Burbank and Valencia, California, that focuses on health, nutrition, weight loss and detoxification. She is also the founder of the nonprofit Revitalize Youth, which empowers young people through education about nutrition, exercise, obesity and transformational thinking. Dr. Cynthia lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.

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