Dr. Randall Brewer

Airs Thursday, September 4, at 6 p.m.   Dr. Randall Brewer will host this edition of Health Matters. Spina bifida, scoliosis, clubfoot and other orthopaedic disorders are commonly treated in children. Guests from Shriners Hospital in Shreveport including Dr. John Fox, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon; Leslie Armstrong, physical therapist; and Alyse Wells, occupational therapist; will join Dr. Brewer for this Health Matters to talk about pediatric orthopaedic disorders. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Aired Thursday, August 6, at 6 p.m. Feeling tired, jittery or gaining weight? These could be symptoms of a thyroid disorder. Dr. Randall Brewer was joined by Dr. Cherie Ann Nathan, Professor and Chair Department of Ear Nose and Throat Surgery at LSU Health, and Endocrinologist Dr. Laura Kimball Rivari, with Willis-Knighton Health System, to talk about thyroid disorders. Questions were taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Aired Thursday, July 23, at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer hosted and his guests were Dr. Symeon Missios, Assistant Professor Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health in Shreveport; radiation oncologist Dr. Ben Wilkinson with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center; and oncologist Dr. Chip McDonald , with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center. They discussed the latest information on tumors of the brain and spinal column. Your calls and questions were taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502. 

Airs Thursday, July 16, at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters we repeat a program on Gastrointestinal Health. Dr. Randall Brewer hosted a discussion with Dr. James Hobley, gastroenterologist with GI Specialists in Shreveport, and Dr. Joann Warrick, colorectal surgeon with GI Specialists. No calls will be taken during this repeat broadcast.


Airs Thursday, June 18, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this edition of Health Matters on Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Guests will include Dr. Alireza Minagar, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, LSU Health; Dr. Meghan Harris, Neurologist with the Highland Clinic in Shreveport; and Dee Anne Phillips, a patient with MS who will relate her experience with the disease. Your calls will be taken during Health Matters at 800-552-8502