REAL DOCTORS | REAL PEOPLE | REAL LIFE WITH HS
The LearnSkin Podcast investigates the intersection of Eastern and Western medicine to inform an Integrative approach to Dermatology. Join co-hosts Dr. Raja Sivamani and Dr. Hadar Lev-Tov as they discuss the latest in scientific research and treatment options with leading experts in integrative medicine and dermatology.
Every week, Thursdays at 12 PM PST, there will be a brand new episode available.
Jackson Gillies, Singer/Song writer, has lived his life with Type 1 diabetes and HS (Hidradenitis Suppurativa). Music became the constant that gave him comfort and hope. After being on TedTalk and American Idol he has helped spread knowledge of the disease and became a voice that spreads awareness and inspires those to follow their dreams.
Troy Fugate talks with us about biologics, how they work and the future of HS treatment. Troy is the Vice President for Compliance Insight, Inc. Compliance Insight is a worldwide compliance consultant in the areas of pharmaceutical quality, operations, packaging, laboratory, and construction activities.
Erin Martinez provides guidance and suggestions for the tough questions and discussions we all face with our HS offers insight on how to handle situations with relationships, partnerships, sex and intimacy. Erin is well known in the HS community for her positivity and sound advice. You don't want to miss this!
Dr. Cotton is a Pediatric Dermatologist who specializes in treating children with skin problems. She joins us to discuss pediatric and adolescent HS and her recommendations for parents. Join us as she answers questions from our community and lends us her knowledge and experience.
Art Therapist and Artist, Erica Pang sits down with us to discuss the power of art and mind. Learn how art therapy can help with emotional stress, anxiety and depression, self care and life balance, life transitions, living with illness and coping with life after illness as well as life purpose, discovery and spirituality. Sessions are available via Zoom and Doxy. Visit her website to learn more at
Dr. Barry I. Resnik, an HS specialist, discusses the Staged Marsupial Excision procedure (Also known as the CO2 laser procedure). Join us as he answers questions from our community and lends us his knowledge and experience. This procedure is not yet covered by insurance. Learn more here: Resnik Skin Institute :
Denise talks with StuffThatWorks about how she has learned to speak with doctors and advocate for her own health, as well as the health of others, through her over 40 years of suffering from Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
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HS SURGERY MISCONCEPTIONS CLEARED UP WITH
DR. STEPHANIE GOLDBERG
Dr. Goldberg, board certified surgeon specializing in HS, discusses the fear and stigma of surgeries for HS, answering questions from our community, and lending us her knowledge and experience. Dr. Goldberg is passionate about HS Surgery and research. She practices in Fredericksburg, Virginia and her office can be reached at 540–741–2865.
INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN KUMUTEO, PROFESSIONAL BOXER
Real Talk with Real People Jonathan Kumuteo, a professional boxer residing in the UK, sat down with HS Connect to share his story and speak out about Hidradenitis Suppurativa. He talks about how his resilience and his journey to acceptance helped him become stronger. He maintains strong advocacy to help men gain the courage to speak out.
MANAGING PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH HS: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. ORENSTEIN BY THE DERMATOLOGIST
A recent study reviewed treatment options and tools available for addressing pain in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa. In this podcast, Lauren Orenstein, MD, discussed pharmacological and nonpharmacological options for patients with HS-related pain, as well as areas of future research needed to improve pain management for these patients.
DR. ILTEFAT HAMZAVI ON MANAGING HIDRADENITIS SUPPURATIVA BY THE DERMATOLOGIST
In this podcast, Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, discusses therapeutic options for managing flares, the role of lasers, and new therapies in the pipeline for hidradenitis suppurativa.
UPDATES IN HS: DR. MICHAEL ROSENBLUM ON HS PATIOPHYSIOLOGY BY THE DERMATOLOGIST
PUZZLING SKIN CONDITION - HIDRADENITIS SUPPURATIVA BY HEALTH PROFESSIONAL RADIO
Dr. Joslyn Kirby, Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Pennsylvania State University discusses an often misdiagnosed skin condition of Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and how it is more than just an inflammatory skin disease. She encourages patients and caregivers to advocate for their care and seek out a dermatologist with experience treating HS who can provide an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment options.