dr bobby bhasker rao

Bobby Bhasker-Rao, 
M.D., F.A.C.S., A.S.M.B.S.

A decade of excellence in robotic weight loss surgery.

June Allan Corrigan Current PSL, Health & Wellness

Dr. Bobby Bhasker-Rao, who 10 years ago did the first robotic bariatric procedure in SoCal, enters his 17th year practicing in the desert.

ramy awad md

Ramy A. Awad, M.D., F.A.S.M.B.S. Desert Surgical & Bariatric Specialists

Making weight loss and health goals a reality.

June Allan Corrigan Current PSL, Health & Wellness

The decision to undergo bariatric surgery is made easier when patients put themselves in the very capable hands of Dr. Ramy A. Awad.


On the Front Lines

In a new book, Palm Desert writer Jeff Crider has chronicled the efforts of IMAHelps, whose heroic volunteers have provided free medical and dental care to over 100,000 impoverished people in nine countries.

Staff Report Current Digital, Health & Wellness

In a new book, desert writer Jeff Crider profiles the efforts of IMAHelps, whose volunteer efforts provide free medical care in 9 countries.

fuel the brain

Fuel Your Brain

Keeping synapses firing involves the triumvirate of exercise, nutrition, and sleep.

Janice Kleinschmidt Current Digital, Health & Wellness

Wellness experts say social contacts not only hone the cognitive skills needed for communication, but also reinforce good mental health.