Tag Archives: Dr. Paula Dhanda

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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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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Event provides health screenings in Lake County

Tweet CLEARLAKE >> In conjunction with a Thanksgiving Day outreach event that included a meal for members of the City of Clearlake community, free health screenings were provided at the Clearlake Youth Center by Worldwide Healing Hands. Dr. Arthur Bikangaga, … Continue reading

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Meet our New Summer Intern

Tweet My name is Meghan McCurry and I have had the great privilege of being the new intern at Dr. Dhanda’s Specialty Care and Surgery Center. I am currently a Biochemistry major at Sonoma State University. I have wanted to … Continue reading

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Fibroids, a Common Problem

Tweet A patient taught me about fibroids when I was a third year medical student. During our clinical rotation, we had to interview patients and then present our findings and diagnosis to our attending physician. She told me she had … Continue reading

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HPV & PAP at a Glance

Tweet Cervical cancer is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). This statement is shocking to some of my patients. Approximately 80% of women and girls will become infected with the HPV by the age of … Continue reading

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Checklist for your doctor visit

Tweet Would you like to get the most out of your visit to your physician?  After reading Atul Gawande’s book The Checklist Manifesto, I am a big believer in checklists as well-designed checklists have been shown to improve outcomes.  We … Continue reading

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Healing Hands: Saving the world, one woman at a time

Tweet Let me introduce myself, I am Dr. Paula Dhanda. I am a mother, a wife, a physician and a person that is trying to save the world one woman at a time. I have 2 precious children and a … Continue reading

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