Sunday, June 10, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

OK! Getting ready for the Tony's and my show at the same time! Dr. Caterina Oneto is coming on from 8 to 9 tomorrow to talk about the big news from Digestive Disease Week and answer your questions on all things digestive at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Summer is here! And that means, well, summer disease. Join me and Dr. Nitin Damle, the former President of the American College of Physicians, as we talk about the most common diseases of summer.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical questions on any topic at all. Give us a buzz at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a Tweet.


Sunday, June 3, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Is 45 the new 50?  We'll be talking about whether colon cancer screening start at 45 and not 50. Find out the latest with me as I'm joined by Dr. Durado Brooks of the American Cancer Society and Dr. Andrea Cercek of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After that we will expand the conversation to any topic in Gastroenterology during GI Update. Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS with your Gastroenterology related questions or send me a tweet!

While many people are very, very aware of the their reflux, there is a group of people who have gastrointestinal reflux disease and don't even know it. Join me and Dr. Jonathan Aviv as we talk about silent reflux and what you can do about it.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira. Anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me! Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Monday, May 21st, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


A very brief update on tomorrows show as I watch basketball.  We are going to be talking Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with Dr. Clare Francomano of The Greater Baltimore Medical Center.  We will have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  There is a lot of food poisoning going around, and Dr. Robert Brackett of the Illinois Institute of Technology will be joining us to talk all about it.  We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give a call or tweet at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Monday, May 14th on the Doctor Ira Breite Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!



Happy Mother's day to everyone!  Before the festivities, I'm getting ready for a really interesting show tomorrow on Doctor Radio. Starting with Saladin and what killed him!  OK, if you, like me, need to brush up a little on medieval and near eastern history, don't worry: we will do that to. Join me as I speak with Dr. Philip Mackowiak of the University of Maryland school of medicine as we talk about what killed the first sultan of Egypt and Syria.

After that, it will be time for Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you the latest in greatest in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS! (or a tweet of course)

I've been thinking of a thousand punny jokes to describe rhythm, but the better part of valor is just to say we going to be talking about heart rhythm and arrhythmias with Dr. Kevin Campbell as we talk the latest from the Heart Rhythm Societies annual meeting. 

Just rewatched Thor Ragnorock today.  There was a cameo appearance by Dr. Stephen Strange.  I never really thought about it, but there really are a lot of doctors in the comics.  Join me and Bob Breetall, the holder of the Guiness Book Records for number of comics books owned as we talk Doctors in the comics!



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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


A brief update on tomorrow's show.  Dr. Tod Cooperman of Consumerlab.com will be joining us to talk supplements, CBD oil, vitamin labeling and more.  Supplement questions? Let us know at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  GI update follows.  Any digestive disease questions? Let me know with a call or tweet! Then we have a medical mystery with Dr. Marlana Orloff-Dacey of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia....find out!  We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


Medicine is becoming more specialized by the day.  Now, even sub-specialists have groups of physicians who concentrate their practices in hospitals.  Find out about gastroenterology in the hospital with me and Dr. Melissa Latorre at 8AMET.  Loved one in the hospital with a stomach or liver issue?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet!

Speaking of GI, after the break it will be time for Gastroenterology Update! Not just inpatient: I do it all.  Any digestive disease issues?  Ask me!

Spring is here (though sometimes I am not sure about that).  And, here in New York, that means Lyme Disease. Join me and Dr. Brian Fallon of Columbia University as we talk about the neurological and neuropsychiatric issues that come from lyme and other tick born diseases!

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question on any topic at all...anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!


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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Monday, April 23 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


A very brief Sunday night update on Monday's show. Ms. Lois Parshley, a freelance journalist who is coming on to talk about her Scientific American article on how climate change is making it harder to protect against disease outbreaks.  We'll have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  We will welcome back Dr. Seema Aceves of the University of California at San Diego as we talk Eosinophilic esophagitis. Do you or a love one have it...then give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet.  We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any question on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


We are talking cryptococcal infections on Monday. Crypto-what?  Find out with me and Drs. Floyd Wormley, Jr. and Althea Campuzano of the University of Texas, San Antonio.  After that we will have #gastroenterology update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive diseases as well as answering your questions on all things digestively related at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome is finally entering the consciousness of gastroenterologists and the public.  Find out more about this not well defined disease with me and Dr. Thangam Venkatesan of Froedtert Hospital and The Medical College of Wisconsin.

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask or tweet me any medical question at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!


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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Monday, April 9th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

A brief update on tomorrow's show.  We will be talking the 19th Century Opioid Crisis (really), having GI update, talk weight loss surgery and of course, answer your questions on Ask Doctor Ira starting at 8 AM ET Monday Morning.

Give us call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018, on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

The interstitium, showing collagen bundles, mucosa, and fluid filled space (Wikimedia Commons, Jill Gregory / Mount Sinai - http://www.jillkgregory.com/)

Holiday time! Traveling, all kinds of great foods, visiting family, and, well, constipation.  Join me and Dr. David Poppers, a gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Health, as we talk constipation associated with travel.

Going somewhere and can't go?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that, we will expand our GI talk to all things intestinal.  It's GI Update!  Give me a call or send me a tweet!

Ok, I went to medical school and I learned a lot about organs and stuff.  So I was pretty surprised to learn that there may be a new one!  Join me and Dr. Neil Theise as we talk about the interstitium, the fluid filled spaces in your body!

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question on any topic at all...anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me! 

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Monday, March 19th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

Polyp-2

We have a very digestive disease packed show planned.  Dr. Ira Jacobson, the director of liver disease here at NYULangone Health, will be coming in to talk about hepatitis C.  Even though there are many potential drugs to cure this disease, it remains a vexing problem.  If you or a loved on has, or is at risk, for hepatitis C, give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

We will have GI update after that, expanding our subject to all of the digestive organs!  Give us a call or send me a tweet!

It's Colon Cancer Prevention Month!  Join me and colorectal surgeon Dr. Lynn O'Connor as we talk prevention in men and women as well as treatment options if cancer or a large polyp is found.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show On SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Opioid use is a constantly in the headlines, and its important to separate fact from fiction and treatment from hysteria.  For those people who are chronically on opioids, a common problem is constipation.  Join me and Dr. Judy Nee of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital as we talk about the latest treatments for opioid induced constipation.

Constipated and using opioids?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After this we will talk with anesthesia pain specialist Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi about opioid induced constipation and about non-narcotic ways to treat a variety of pain!

Pain? Looking to avoid opioids?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS

After this, the office is open!  We will have a combined gastroenterology update and Ask Doctor Ira...anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

A really, really short update this week.  Why? One, the Oscars.  And two, just got off a plane (circling Newark for a little too long).  We will be talking diabetes, colon cancer prevention, and taking your calls at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Monday, February 26th 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

Ixodes ricinus, a hard tick


We are starting the show with a whole hour of Caterina Oneto, MD! She will be joining us to talk microbiome, bacteriophages (really), and the potential  of a dermatology drug in ulcerative colitis.  Not only that, we will be taking your calls on all things digestive!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet!

It's hard to think about ticks at this time of year, but tick born disease season is right around the corner.  And it's not just lyme disease: ticks cause of whole host of human misery.  Join me and Dr. Rafal Tokarz as we talk about on new "multiplex test for tickbourne diseases."

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor ira, where you can ask me any medical question: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet!

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Monday, February 12th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


Another brief update as I obsess on curling. We are talking women's heart health tomorrow with Dr. Eugenia Gianos, the co-clinical director of the Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease at NYU Langone Health.  Usually when I talk chest pain its GERD, but not in this segment!  Heart questions? Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

We will have a super combo Ask Doctor Ira and Gastroenterology Update at 8:30 and 9:30 AM.

As someone who literally does poop for a living, I was excited to find out that there is a documentary coming out about it!  Join me and Jason and Randy Sklar as we talk about their new movie, Poop Talk.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Monday, February 5th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

A very brief post Superbowl update. As a Giant's fan, I wasn't winning no matter what but it was a great game to watch.  On an unrelated topic, Dr. Lisa Steinberg will be joining us to talk about her research showing that microbes may help astronauts turn human waste into food. We will have Gastroenterology update, and then Drs. Stuart Spechler and Rhonda Souza of Baylor University will be joining me to talk about GERD post Superbowl. We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic at all.  Give me a buzz at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Monday, January 29th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Ok.  Watching the Grammy Awards, so a brief update during the commercial break.  We will be talking bad tasting medication, apps for colitis and Crohn's disease and answering your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  We will be talking with Dr. Julie Mennella of The Monell Chemical Senses Center about why medicine tastes so awful, and what can be done to help it.   Dr.  James Lord will be joining me to talk about the American Gastroenterological Association new App for people with Colitis and Crohn's disease.  And of course, GI Update and Ask Doctor Ira.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

E. coli

A brief update on tomorrow's show.  We will start with Dr. Bo Shopsin of NYU talking about an interesting study finding that surfer's have more antibiotic resistant bacteria in their guts then swimmers.  Why is this important? Find out!   We will have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive diseases and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS! (or tweet me).  We are getting slammed by the Flu now, but it was nothing like the outbreak of 1918.  We will talk with Terence Monmaney of Smithsonian Magazine as we take a close look at the outbreak, and what we can learn about it 100 years later.  We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question you want: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call or tweet!

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Monday, January 9th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

Welcome to 2018! I've made it out of JFK airport and am ready to start the year here on Doctor Radio.  Starting with colds and flu.  Join me and Dr. Vinh Pham of NYU as we talk about colds, flu, and what to do from 8 to 8:30 AM.  After that, its a joyous hour and a half of office hours as I take your calls, tweets and emails.  Anything your forgot to ask your doctor ask me at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!