Author Archives: Dr. Paula

Dr. Dhanda speaks to Lakeport Civic Club

Tweet Lakeport >> The Lakeport Women’s Civic Club (LWCC) hosted gynecologist Dr. Paula Dhanda at its regularly scheduled meeting and luncheon at the Riviera Country Club Restaurant on March 6. Not only is Dhanda known here in Lake County for … Continue reading

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25 things I tell my precious daughter — For parents and girls

Tweet 1. You are unique in all the world. There is only one you. 2. Be a leader, not a follower. 3. Be Kind. Always. 4. Love yourself first. 5. Be yourself. Love what you love. Do what you want … Continue reading

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Mrs. Sybill Storz supports Humanity

Tweet I was invited to speak at the Karl Storz company about the use of their state of the art surgical instruments that they generously donated to Worldwide Healing Hands.  During my visit they shared with me their core values … Continue reading

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Letter to Mrs. Sybill Storz

Tweet July 9, 2012 Dear Mrs. Storz, Nowhere in medicine are global disparities more striking than in surgery.  I did not realize this until I began volunteering on medical missions in developing countries. When I was in Chad in 2009, … Continue reading

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Women on 20s

Tweet This is a campaign called Women On 20s.  It’s an effort to convince the President that “now is the time to put a woman’s face on our paper currency” and they are shooting for the $20 bill.  The website … Continue reading

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Healing Hands: Frustrations with formularies

Tweet Dear Patient, I am just as frustrated as you are about your drug formulary plan. I evaluate your needs and prescribe the most effective medication for your condition. I make every effort to check your plan to see what … Continue reading

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Join our Hike 4 Healing

Tweet How far would you walk for medical care?  In Nepal women traveled an average of 100 miles, most of it on foot.  Join our hike and help us in our effort to save mothers!

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Hike supports Healing Hands

Tweet KELSEYVILLE >> “How far would you walk for health care?” With that question, Worldwide Healing Hands (WHH) invites individuals of all ages to take part in the second “Hike 4 Healing” on April 25. In addition, WHH seeks sponsors … Continue reading

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Individual Freedom vs. Public Health – A Physician’s Perspective

Tweet How do we balance public safety and personal choices? In a well functioning democratic society, everybody has a responsibility to accept a social contract in order to protect its citizens from preventable disease. The recent movement not to vaccinate … Continue reading

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Kelseyville High School students raise money for Worldwide Healing Hands

Tweet Recently my son John Paul had to give a presentation to his 10th grade English class about something that was meaningful or sentimental to him. After much deliberation and many suggestions from family members he asked me for

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