Collier Edition

Health and Wellness Checkups During COVID Times


By Neetu Malhotra, MD The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed all of our day to day life. There’s no handbook to guide the challenges of living through a pandemic. Pandemics usually last 12 to 18 months. That may not seem like a super long time, but imagine if everyone stopped seeing their doctors for regular checkups or postponed referrals to …

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Expanded Cardiac Center at Physicians Regional Collier Blvd. Campus


A brand new fully equipped Cardiac Catheterization (Cath) Laboratory is opening at Physicians Regional Collier Blvd. this month. For those who are not familiar the Cath Lab provides emergency and elective treatments by highly trained cardiac care specialists to patients with serious heart events. This new location will allow easier and faster access to the highest standard of cardiac care, …

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Breast Cancer Awareness During the COVID-19 Crisis

Breast Cancer Awareness

Regardless of age, race, or family history, all women – and about 1% of men – have some level of risk for breast cancer. Primary risk factors include age and gender, along with a number of other factors, such as obesity and alcohol use, which can be moderated through healthy lifestyle choices. Today, there are many types of effective treatments …

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Do I Have Circulatory Problems of My Legs?

Circulatory Problems

By Julian J. Javier, MD, FSCAI, FACC, FACP and Leandro Perez, MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI One of the most common conditions for people over 55 years old is vascular problems of the legs, known to many as circulatory problems. Many risk factors like overweight, type of work that required long periods of standing or sitting, family history, hypertension, high cholesterol, …

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Welcoming Advanced Gastroenterologist Badar Muneer, M.D. to Physicians Regional Medical Group

Badar Muneer

Physicians Regional Medical Group is excited to introduce their newest Gastroenterologist Badar Muneer, M.D. to the Southwest Florida area! Dr. Muneer is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, and specializes in advanced gastroenterology, liver diseases, and colon cancer screenings, as well as esophageal, stomach, and pancreaticobiliary diseases. His specialties also include the management of general gastroenterology, hepatology and advanced …

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Achieving Results Where Others Have Failed: Are You Tired of Living in Pain?

Advanced Spineworks

Dr. Bryan Hunte, D.C. – Advanced Spineworks Dr. Bryan Hunte and his team at Advanced Spineworks mission is to help you avoid surgery, get pain relief, heal naturally, and emerge stronger than ever! Similar to physical therapy, chiropractic care delivers powerful pain relief and restored function, movement and balance, but it focuses on spinal manipulation, also without drugs or surgery. …

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth what is it?

Intestinal Bacterial

By Svetlana Kogan, M.D. If you have been suffering with vague abdominal discomfort, feeling bloated and distended, and having issues with bowel movements – you may be struggling with Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. As a holistic medical doctor, I commonly see patients with this ailment, and the subject is worth exploring a little in this article. Aside from feeling the …

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A Groundbreaking Implant to Alleviate Pain From Arthritic Conditions of The Big Toe


Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., C.W.S.P. Board Certified Ankle and Foot Surgeon and Board Certified Wound Care Specialist Bunions are a form of arthritis and can cause painful, red, boney, growths; consequently, bunions can also be hereditary and run infamilies, especially in females. More women than men experience the painful boney growth on their big toe, known as a bunion, …

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iLASIK- All You Ever Wanted to Know

iLASIK is a fast and painless procedure that can give you long-lasting vision without glasses or contact lenses. That’s why millions of Americans have turned to this procedure for correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Since its introduction more than 25 years ago, iLASIK has been carefully refined to optimize vision correction for qualified patients. With the opening of The Q …

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Curb Appetite Hormones and Lose Weight

Lose Weight

By Cederquist Medical Wellness Center Many people think male vs. female whenever they think about hormones. But your body sends messages in more hormonal forms than just estrogen and testosterone. There are many key hormone players on your weight management team, and we’d like to introduce you to some you may not be fully acquainted with yet. The importance of …

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