Health knowledge made personal

Dr. Lisa

I am a neonatologist living and working in Los Angeles in search of that balance between academic medicine and medical idealism and my life outside of medicine.
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Love and Light by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Unexpectedly, and oh so unfairly, Lisa has died. This is her friend Kim posting on her behalf. She was doing great physically and spiritually, and yet she went to ... Read on »
Love and Light by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Unexpectedly, and oh so unfairly, Lisa has died. This is her friend Kim posting on her behalf. She was doing great physically and spiritually, and yet she went to ... Read on »
Taking my Training to the Pool by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I’m 11 weeks into my journey with Team in Training and I’m taking to the water for good reasons.  I have commented several times over the last few weeks ... Read on »
Taking my Training to the Pool by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I’m 11 weeks into my journey with Team in Training and I’m taking to the water for good reasons.  I have commented several times over the last few weeks ... Read on »
Pain by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Its been 9 months since they cut cancer out of my ankle.  9 months since my 14 hour surgery.  9 months.... I can't believe it.  Sometimes I stop and am awed by this fact, b ... Read on »
Pain by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Its been 9 months since they cut cancer out of my ankle.  9 months since my 14 hour surgery.  9 months.... I can't believe it.  Sometimes I stop and am awed by this fact, b ... Read on »
Blessed by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Today I ran the furthest I’ve ever run.  I ran 9 miles less than 9 months after my radical ankle resection and nerve graft.  My ankle is still healing, my nerve is still ... Read on »
Blessed by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Today I ran the furthest I’ve ever run.  I ran 9 miles less than 9 months after my radical ankle resection and nerve graft.  My ankle is still healing, my nerve is still ... Read on »
Its D- Day... by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc ..As in D for Doctor! I last assumed responsibility for the care and lives of critically ill babies on January 10, 2011, nearly 9 months ago.  Since that time, I have ... Read on »
Its D- Day... by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc ..As in D for Doctor! I last assumed responsibility for the care and lives of critically ill babies on January 10, 2011, nearly 9 months ago.  Since that time, I have ... Read on »
Malibu Triathlon- This is Why I'm Doing This by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The Nautica Malibu Triathlon is in a week.  The Fundraising efforts are closing in on raising a million dollars to support Childrens Hospital Los Angeles's Pediatric Cancer ... Read on »
Malibu Triathlon- This is Why I'm Doing This by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The Nautica Malibu Triathlon is in a week.  The Fundraising efforts are closing in on raising a million dollars to support Childrens Hospital Los Angeles's Pediatric Cancer ... Read on »
lap by lap, pedal by pedal, mile by mile, mm by mm by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Lap by lap, pedal by pedal, mile by mile I slowly begin to feel more like myself.  Slowly that confidence that used to exude from my being but then got replaced by fear, do ... Read on »
lap by lap, pedal by pedal, mile by mile, mm by mm by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Lap by lap, pedal by pedal, mile by mile I slowly begin to feel more like myself.  Slowly that confidence that used to exude from my being but then got replaced by fear, do ... Read on »
Pause by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Talking to my physical therapist the other day, we realized that I will be doing my 2/3 of the Malibu Triathlon a few days short of 8 months after my surgery.  8 months, wo ... Read on »
Ode to my Bike! by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Yesterday evening I ran downstairs, as quick as I could, to get napkins from the garage and suddenly I noticed something missing.  Something was out of place.  My bike!!!   ... Read on »
First few steps towards a Half Marathon by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc My alarm goes off at 550 am. I groan, Sadie snorts and buries her head in the pillow. I hit snooze and briefly debate staying in my bed. However, when the alarm goes off th ... Read on »
Back to work, but I miss being a Doctor by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I've been back to work part time since August 1.  The nagging pain in my foot, my inability to stand, or move quickly on a moments notice, and the difficulty focusing cause ... Read on »
I believe in hope by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Two weeks ago, my surgeon in LA told me "I've never seen the intrinsic muscles in the foot come back after being atrophied for so long.  You may need to prepare yourself th ... Read on »
Malibu Triathlon Again by Dr. Lisa Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Last year I signed up to complete the Malbu triathlon as a way of giving back to the cancer community, a way to raise money for our most innocent cancer patients, children. ... Read on »