Dr. Brian McDonough
Brian McDonough has been honored as Family Physician of the Year by the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians, and is a Sir William Osler Award winner for his role in medical student and resident education at both Temple and St. Francis.
He has been given awards of recognition by the American Medical Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association for his work as a physician.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He is on advisory committees for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association.
He has earned the Walter Alvarez Award for medical writing and the Jules Bergman Award for medical reporting.
Dr. McDonough is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, which he earned over a twenty-five year career in television, including work at Fox television and NBC.
He also serves as clinical professor of family medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, his alma mater, and chairman of the family medicine department at St. Francis Hospital, where he also serves as chief medical information officer (CMIO).
In addition, Dr. McDonough is a member of the board of directors of St. Francis.
Dr. McDonough is in demand as a speaker for both health-related issues and his knowledge of the use of electronic medical records to enhance patient care.
Nearly half of patients 65 years and older have mistakes in their medication regimens after leaving the hospital.
A well-rounded diet full of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, will give you lasting energy to power through your day.
Could swaddling an infant be bad for its health?
It is called poly-pharmacy, a term for people taking a boatload of medications on a daily basis.
Could drinking soda or other products with artificial sweeteners, while you are pregnant, have an impact on your unborn child?
Couples who regularly fight have elevated levels of stress hormones.
One specialty that has been largely ignored in these settings may be needed: psychiatrists or at the very least family physicians with psychiatric training.
It is called Wet Acute Macular Degeneration and it is a leading cause of blindness in the United States.
Mental health conditions are prevalent in this country and sadly we have a serious lack of professionals and facilities to deal with it.
In populations where marijuana has been legalized we are beginning to see many of the same concerns we find with cigarettes.
You’ve heard that processed foods are bad for you — but there are other foods that can even be worse. They are called ultra-processed foods.
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For many of us, the 40-hour workweek is a thing of the past. In fact, a significant percentage […]
Endometriosis occurs when the tissue that lines the uterus grows in areas outside the uterus. In addition to the severe pain that can be associated with it, one of your biggest concerns may have to do with your fertility.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released its first clinical practice guideline for infants less than one year old who have experienced a brief resolved unexplained event.
People with high blood pressure face a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and death, but according to a study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, that risk decreases as we get older.