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N.J.'s first medical practice aimed at gays and lesbians opens in Millburn
NJ.com ^ | July 07, 2013 | Susan K. Livio

Posted on 07/08/2013 12:52:49 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows

MILLBURN — Howard Grossman’s 30-year career as a doctor began as a resident at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn at the dawn of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.

It took him to the hallowed halls of the U.S. Supreme Court as one of the lead plaintiffs in a physician-assisted suicide case in the 1990s. He even landed in western Nepal for a few months in 2007 to help establish the first HIV treatment facility for migrant workers.

Now his winding career has led the West Orange native back home to New Jersey: In mid-June, Grossman, 59, opened what he and others believe is the first medical practice in the state marketed toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: napl
Strangely enough, it's not a psychiatric practice.

[Thanks to Gefn for the story.]

1 posted on 07/08/2013 12:52:50 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Wear your PPE, doc.


2 posted on 07/08/2013 12:53:36 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The doctor has an appropriate last name.


3 posted on 07/08/2013 1:33:14 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: MacMattico

True enough.

I wonder if the medical advice he’s giving includes “Stop [CENSORED] in the [CENSORED]!”


4 posted on 07/08/2013 1:37:39 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

http://www.thebody.com/content/art15473.html

http://www.positivelyaware.com/2013/13-02/images/grossman.jpg

In any case, do you believe that the down low is a black phenomenon?

Oh, please! You’ve got farmers in the Midwest [on the down low]. There’s a great book on rural gay men that came out a couple of years ago that has all the stories of people in these farm towns, who meet for sex. They end up getting married and they have kids. So it’s a worldwide problem that needs to be addressed. [For one of many books on rural gay men,


5 posted on 07/08/2013 1:52:49 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Slings and Arrows
Strangely enough, it's not a psychiatric practice.

It has a number of proctologists I pressume?

6 posted on 07/08/2013 2:15:37 AM PDT by ClaytonP
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To: ClaytonP

I know you were joking, but their stock in trade is probably infectious disease.


7 posted on 07/08/2013 2:19:30 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I believe they have all sorts of bizarre injuries and conditions from practicing their “love lives” so yeah, similar to the doctors that freak when they see a woman from a third world country who has been mutilated it is good if you had someone who knew what the issues are and didn’t freak out


8 posted on 07/08/2013 3:28:19 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Given that the guy is an internist, I suspect he’s working from an infectious disease perspective; e.g., AIDS, TB, STDs, etc.


9 posted on 07/08/2013 3:36:24 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

First capitalism story that has a negative.


10 posted on 07/08/2013 3:46:56 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

'Grossman advertises his practice, AlphaBetterCare, as an "Experienced Gay Physician"'

(No, really! The NJ.com newspaper article actually says that!)

11 posted on 07/08/2013 3:49:09 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: yldstrk

Since we don’t really know what lies ahead in the age of ObamaCare, this guy might just be a visionary. I’m guessin that the LBGT sub specialties will be the winners in ObamaCare. Especially if you are LGBT of the illegal variety.


12 posted on 07/08/2013 4:23:35 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Their business model sucks.


13 posted on 07/08/2013 4:35:03 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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And their customer service sucks...


14 posted on 07/08/2013 4:58:01 AM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is Dead. We now live in a Judicial Tyranny.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

opened what he and others believe is the first medical practice in the state marketed toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients.

HUH? Hold up a sec. Isn’t the clarion cry of the media and the left that these poeple are the same as everyone else? That their lifestyle actions etc are normal? Then why a special Doctor and a special place for them to go?


15 posted on 07/08/2013 5:06:00 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Islander7; Kozak

Careful; they’ll quote those as positive reviews.


16 posted on 07/08/2013 5:07:25 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Logic is a tool of heterosexualist oppression.


17 posted on 07/08/2013 5:08:39 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m also guessing he has a personal interest in the subject matter....


18 posted on 07/08/2013 5:11:29 AM PDT by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: Sooth2222

Going out on a limb here, but I’m guessing that he has reasons other than “Medical Treatment” for luring hundreds of gay men to his door.


19 posted on 07/08/2013 6:24:46 AM PDT by Jotmo (Whoever said, "The pen is mightier than the sword." has clearly never been stabbed to death.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

They’re “just like everyone else” but need their own specialized medical clinic?

Calling captain obvious.


20 posted on 07/08/2013 6:30:56 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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Grossman, 59, opened what he and others believe is the first medical practice in the state marketed toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients.

Wow, I bet that's a bundle of joy, going into work everyday to treat a bunch of self-indulgent, decadent, hedonistic, BUTT-Ass sickly, perverted abominable reprobates. (And that's their good points).

21 posted on 07/08/2013 7:02:59 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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*shrug* Steady work.


22 posted on 07/08/2013 10:40:11 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Bigoted SOB left out queer and intersex!


23 posted on 07/08/2013 6:23:09 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (After Bush & Obama, surely most people agree, the Excutive must be curtailed!)
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To: Slings and Arrows; GeronL; wagglebee

Is he allowed to discriminate his target focus based on sexual preference?

I know photographers and dating sites are no longer permitted to do this.


24 posted on 07/09/2013 8:52:23 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Slings and Arrows

He is a specialist in AIDS and cervical cancer of the throat

He sells condoms and saran wrap


25 posted on 07/09/2013 8:54:13 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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To: bert

Now there’s a charming mental image.


26 posted on 07/09/2013 10:59:10 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Or bakers.


27 posted on 07/09/2013 10:59:33 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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