August 3 2020 Update Regarding Elective Surgery and COVID-19

The hospitals are open for all essential elective surgery again in San Antonio. Essential includes people who have substantial pain or neurological complaints or problems with painful arthritis limiting their daily activities and causing disability.

Aug 5th, 2020
Q & A Regarding Elective Surgery and COVID-19

In San Antonio, As of June 30 2020 nonessential surgeries are postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are able to do outpatient and 23-hour surgery. This resource was created to help address questions and concerns patients may have about the impact of C

Jun 28th, 2020
Flatten your fear of return after Covid-19

We’ve all been inundated with negative news about Covid-19 for the past three months, and while the virus is still out there, there is a lot of new information that shows a return to normalcy could just be around the corner. For the vast majority of us, we

Jun 10th, 2020
COVID-19 30 days in

Programs to offer COVID safe surgery at COVID free hospitals are developing.

Apr 13th, 2020
COVID-19 and Dr. Fogel Spine surgery Practice

We are in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. I am forced by all the palpable forces at work to make changes to my practice that will allow protection and safety of our patients and families.

Mar 20th, 2020
ClearGage Medical Loan services

Americans borrowed $88 billion last year to pay unexpected healthcare costs. 5 million adults say they had a health issue but didn't seek treatment due to cost. Nearly a quarter had to cut back on spending to pay for health care or medicine.

Jul 21st, 2019
A Provider’s View of the Synthetic Fentanyl Epidemic in the US

In a recent thread, Mexico’s complicity in trafficking synthetic fentanyl was discussed. The thread also included some horrifying statistics on opioid deaths in the US. That thread only examined the trafficking part of the fentanyl story. There is another

Jul 21st, 2019