2015 - David Robinson MD

What’s New

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WELCOMES NEW MEDICAL AND DENTAL STAFF PRESIDENT  MUNSTER – Community Hospital welcomes David Robinson, MD as the new President of the Medical and Dental staff effective July 1. In his position as president, Dr. Robinson will provide leadership for the 600 medical and dental physicians on staff at Community Hospital. Since 2006, Dr. Robinson has served as chairman and vice chairman for Community Hospital’s department of Surgery. He is a published author and public… Read Full Post

One Hour or Less: Lunch Break Procedures

Nonsurgical cosmetic procedures have been rising in popularity despite tough economic times, especially since many people who want to  improve their appearance are unwilling to take time off work. For these people, “lunch break” cosmetic procedures are able to offer many of the benefits of surgery without any of the downtime. A recent article on FaceForum highlights some of the options available for patients with an hour to spare. According to FaceForum writer Christine Adamo, the key… Read Full Post

Circling Around the Topic of Areola Reduction

An outpatient surgery with a quick recovery time, areola reduction can boost appearance and self-confidence Some women believe that their areolas — the ring of pigmented skin surrounding the nipple of the breast — are too big, puffy or prominent. Areolas can be made larger because of genetics, weight gain, breast feeding and other factors. Also, as breasts sag, areolas can expand and stretch with age. Areola reduction surgery can help solve this dilemma. A… Read Full Post

How Safe Are Facial Fillers? New Study Reviews Over 2,000 Injections

Side effects were rare with facial fillers in recent study. Three injectable soft-tissue fillers designed to reduce facial wrinkles and lines and provide a more youthful, fresher appearance have been deemed to be safe, according to a recent study in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Over a five-year period, researchers reviewed data on 2,089 office-based injections for these so-called liquid facelifts. The study included: 1,047 injections of hyaluronic acid (brand names Juvederm, Restylane, Puragen, Captique, Esthélis, Elevess,… Read Full Post

Angelina Jolie Chooses Teardrop Shaped Implants for Breast Reconstruction

Actress, humanitarian and mother of six’s preventative mastectomy and reconstruction expands dialogue and raises awareness about women’s health Angelina Jolie’s preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction resulted in a firestorm of publicity. Not only did it create dialogue about what to do when testing positive for the defective BRCA 1gene as Jolie had, but also about the type of reconstruction. The defective BRCA1 gene increases breast cancer risk by an estimated 87 percent. In… Read Full Post