Talk radio healthcare clinic to feature USF Health physicians

Several USF physicians will be featured as guest medical experts from February through April on the Focus on Females Radio Healthcare Clinic ( The series, which airs on Talk Radio 860 A.M., is broadcast live from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sundays.

Mitchell Drucker, MD, associate professor of neuro-ophthalmology, will discuss “Optic Neuritis” this Sunday, Feb. 7, with the show’s host Dr. Steven Maskin and listeners who call in.

USF neuro-ophthalmologist Dr. Mitchell Drucker

Other upcoming scheduled speakers and their topics are:

Feb. 14: “Hormone Replacement Therapy & Menopause,” Carol Cox, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology

Feb. 21: “Eating Disorders,” Pauline Powers, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine

Feb. 28: “Infections from Pets,” Richard Oehler, MD, associate professor of medicine

March 7:
“Colorectal Cancer,” H. Juergen Nord, MD, professor of medicine

March 14: “Kidney Stones,” Ramon Lopez Del Valle, MD, assistant professor of medicine

April 18: “Migraine Update,” Maria-Carmen Wilson, MD, professor of neurology

The radio healthcare program is intended to help consumers become informed about their individual medical problems through interactive educational programs. Physician guests answer caller 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.”

Listeners can call in before the show, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. to have their case discussed, or call in during the show to ask a question or comment. Listen to live broadcasts online, or check out previous podcasts, at