Dr. Payal Patel is Part of Expert Panel Asthma is a major noncommunicable disease prevalent across the United States in 7.6% of adults and 8.4% of children. In Chicago, 10.8% of adults reported having asthma in 2014. In Illinois, the percentage of adults and youth reporting that they are currently having asthma is higher than… Read More
Women and Sleep Apnea When we think about someone suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), we often picture an older, heavyset male with a thick neckline and a ground-shaking snore. While this mental picture fits the medical description of a patient suffering from sleep apnea, it by no means paints the complete picture of most… Read More
Dr. Friedman Receives the Eminent Honor Dr. Michael Friedman, medical director for Chicago ENT has been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as a “Top Doctor” for 2018. Dr. Friedman has the eminent honor to be recognized as one of the best otolaryngologists.
Thyroid Cancer According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that in 2018, there will be about 53,990 new cases of thyroid cancer in the United States. Of those cases, 40,900 will be women and 13,090 men. Unfortunately, women have a higher risk of mortality with 1,100 cases of death and 960 for men.