Nurse practitioner helps ease patient load

Richard Bernard chose his career as a nurse practitioner before it became apparent that the role is going to be a key in the future of health care. “I’m a certified adult nurse practitioner,” he said. “I’m a midlevel practitioner. We can do a lot of the same things...

Surgeon takes matters into his own hands

June 7, 2012 Written by George White for FLORIDA TODAY In some ways, Dr. Clifford Gelman feels like he was born to become a surgeon. “I’ve always been good with my hands,” he said. “When I was younger, I used to draw a lot and build models and paint little soldiers,...