Clarus Blog

May 22, 2014
Dr. Shah featured in the Star Tribune!

In response to a recent article in the Star Tribune regarding a potential shortage in future physicians, Dr. Shah authored an opinion piece arguing that there may not actually be...

April 13, 2014
Skin care for newborns and infants

This morning while enjoying a leisurely cup of coffee and reading my journals I came across an ad for a 'luxury' skin care line created for infants by a dermatologist....

April 9, 2014
CMS Releases Price Data

Today CMS released landmark cost data for the first time in 3 decades. While imperfect, this data sheds light on physician costs billed to Medicare. Over the next few days...

January 23, 2014
The importance of redundancy

Modern business of all sizes are mostly, or completely, reliant on the internet as a means of communication and information exchanges. Our business is no different. Today's RingCentral outage led...

January 13, 2014
Dr. Shah featured in Minnesota Medicine

This month's issue of Minnesota Medicine, Dr. Shah discusses the journey of building his own clinic from the ground up. You can read the full article here.

December 3, 2013
Stitches have you in stitches? We can help!

Although hospitals are good for kidney transplants and heart surgery they are not a very good choice for concerns such as a laceration in need of stitches. The NY Times...

November 21, 2013
HydraFacial(TM) arrives at Clarus Dermatology!

HydraFacial(TM), the treatment of movie stars and royalty, has arrived at Clarus Dermatology! This facial treatment gives patients the results they’ve always wanted- skin that’s glowing and most importantly, skin...

September 19, 2013
Check out our digital signage!

  Read on to learn about our very cool digital signage solution that didn't break the bank... Although this post is a bit nerdy I'm hoping it helps somebody else...

September 5, 2013
Dr. Shah featured in Modern Aesthetics

When seeking a provider of aesthetic procedures it is important to chose only properly trained physicians to perform your procedures. A properly trained physician from a core-aesthetic discipline can provider...

June 17, 2013
Patch testing has arrived!

We are excited to announce the availability of full-scale patch testing at Clarus Dermatology. Proper Finn-chamber patch testing represents a significant improvement over more commonly available patch testing (the T.R.U.E....

June 12, 2013
The “Great Agglutination” of Medicine is Bad for All of Us

The NYT carries a great piece today that touches on a worrisome topic: the concentration of medical care. "And consolidation is continuing. Professor Gaynor counts more than 1,000 hospital system...

June 4, 2013
Dr. Shah appointed Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Shah was appointed to the position of adjunct clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota. This appointment recognizes his...

May 24, 2013
Itching for some relief? Nppb might be the answer!

Itch is a complex symptom that is associated with many conditions. Originally, itch was incorrectly thought to represent a low-level form of pain. This viewpoint has since been disproven with...

May 24, 2013
Say hi to our summer intern!

Jaelen Selmer joins us this summer for an internship at our clinic. Jaelen will be a junior at Morehouse College in Atlanta. He's a Minnesota native who's excited to be back...