Focus on Females radio show features USF Health doctors

USF Health urogynecologist Lennox Hoyte, MD, will be featured as the guest medical expert 1 to 2 p.m., this Sunday, June 28, on the Focus on Females Radio Healthcare Clinic aired on Talk Radio 860 AM. Dr. Hoyte, director of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at USF, will discuss “Pelvic Pain” with the show’s host Dr. Steven Maskin and listeners who call in.

Dennis Ledford, MD, a professor of medicine and pediatrics in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at USF Health and the James A. Haley VA Medical Center, is scheduled to speak about “Asthma In and Out of Pregnancy” on the July 12 Focus on Females show.

In addition to Dr. Hoyte and Dr. Ledford, dermatologist Mary Lien, MD, and gastroenterologist H. Juergen Nord, MD, have represented USF Health on past shows.

The radio healthcare program is intended to help consumers become informed about their individual medical problems, through dynamic and interactive educational programs. Physician guests answer real questions and provide practical, ready-to-use information on a wide variety of topics, the program’s website says. “Participation empowers families to better partner with their doctors.”

If you’d like to have your case discussed, call the show between 12:30 and 1 p.m, or call in during the show to ask a question or comment. In Hillsborough, call 813-289-1860, and anywhere else toll free, 877-969-8600. Podcasts of past shows are available at, and shows are also streamed live from that site.