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Joanne Kaufman

November 18, 2002 | Feature
Take That Back

Who's treating the chronic aches and pains of some of Manhattan's most demanding patients? A whole new class of chiropractors like Douglas Seckendorf, whose high-tech offices and great hands are raising the status of an oft-maligned spinal specialty (even if some orthopedists still get a little bent out of shape on the subject).

October 21, 2002 | Theater
Taking a Chance on Amour

Director James Lapine is more at home with Sondheimian ambivalence than with pop trifles like Windmills of Your Mind. So why did French songsmith Michel Legrand pick him to stage a romantic cream puff about a man who walks through walls to get the girl?

June 10, 2002 | Best Doctors
The Doctor Dilemma

New York City has more M.D.'s than anyplace else on the planet. So why is the right one harder to find than a rent-controlled six on Central Park West? It needn't be -- you just have to know WHERE to look.

April 29, 2002 | Strong Medicine
Bronx Cheery

The winsome new Children's Hospital at Montefiore is attracting top doctors as well as sick kids from all over -- and making many Manhattanites wonder: Where's ours?

March 25, 2002 | Strong Medicine
Cut-Rate Work

You know the boldfaced names and their boldfaced plastic surgeons, but did you know that many of those docs supervise excellent work in hospital clinics (at below–Park Avenue fees)?

February 25, 2002 | Strong Medicine
The Light Fantastic?

Clients burned or scarred during laser hair-removal treatments at tony day spas have left doctors debating who should -- and who shouldn't -- be doing these procedures.

January 21, 2002 | Strong Medicine
I Gave at the Office

Most doctors are grateful for a thank-you note, even for extraordinary work. That doesn't prevent some patients from making equally extraordinary (or weird) shows of appreciation.

December 3, 2001 | Strong Medicine
Off the Charts

Some pediatricians dismiss the notion that adoptive infants have special medical needs, but try telling that to the parents of a Chinese-born baby who has oral motor dysfunction.

October 22, 2001 | Feature
Doctor's Dilemmas

Panicked patients invaded virtually every doctor's office in Manhattan. Are Cipro prescriptions the right way to treat them?

October 22, 2001 | Strong Medicine
Doctor's Dilemmas

Panicked patients invaded virtually every doctor's office in Manhattan. Are Cipro prescriptions the right way to treat them?

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