March 19, 2018

Check it out dude! is now featuring my book, 'Medicine Morning Report: Beyond The Pearls', in their internal Medicine Board Review Course.  

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A 40-year-old patient comes to the emergency department with sudden 9/10 left flank pain that radiates to the groin, associated with gross hematuria and vomiting. She states that it has been the third episode of similar characteristics in the last 6 months. The last ep...

A 65-year- old man presents for evaluation of weakness. He states that for the last 6 months he has noticed difficulty when he reaches for things above his head or when he stands up from a seated position. He has a 20-pack- year smoking history but quit 15 years ago. O...

January 17, 2018



A 57-year- old woman presents to the emergency department with 3 months of a progressive nonproductive cough, dyspnea, and subjective fevers. She denies an...

January 10, 2018

In this episode of 'Beyond The Pearls', I explain how to evaluate monoarticular joint pain.  Take a look!

  • 45 year old man is evaluated in the ER for a 5-day history of acute swelling and pain of the right knee

  • He has a 15-year history of gout, with multiple att...

January 3, 2018

I'm excited to bring you new case studies in 2018!  Join our mailing list to get VIP access to more 'Beyond The Pearls' case studies!  If you haven't received my 'Beyond The Pearls List to Pass Your Medical Board Exams' click here!

July 1, 2017

When I think about the board exams - don't get me wrong - you gotta know the heart, you gotta know the lungs but they always sneak some trick questions up on you so you gotta know about Rheumatology and Endocrinology!  That's what we go over in this 'Beyond The Pearls'...

June 14, 2017

A female patient has shortness of breath and common cough for going on 3 months!!  What could this be?  When do most GPA relapses occur?  I go over this and more in this 'Beyond The Pearls' case study!!

Good luck!!

June 1, 2017

One of the most frequent and common topics on the board exams: Sodium.  In particular, What happens when the sodium levels are very low?  Hyponatremia.  So, this case study is dedicated to all of you dedicated medical students and residents who have sodium questions....

April 12, 2017

Complaints of daytime sleepiness...

Is the patient tired and fatigued or sleepy?  There is a big difference from one diagnosis to another.  Waking up multiple times throughout the night?  Sleep apnea, insomnia OR could it be narcolepsy?  What this case study to get an i...

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Case Study: Cushings Disease

July 1, 2017

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