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Reade Quinton, M.D. -- Mayo Clinic Physician-slash-Magician

June 20, 2019

Reade Quinton, M.D. — Mayo Clinic Physician-slash-Magician

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Dr. Reade Quinton has found that the art of magic has much in common with the art of medicine, using his not-so-hidden talent as a way to connect with patients.

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Tags: Division of Anatomic Pathology, Dr. Reade Quinton, Joe Swicklik, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


September 29, 2016

Mayo Care Team Uses Its Magic to Lift Patient’s Spirits After ‘Difficult’ Hospitalization

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Naomi Loukinen has had a rough couple of months. As one member of her care team, Jessica Henkin, put it: If something could go wrong during Naomi’s treatment for cholangiocarcinoma, it did. “She’s had complication after complication,” Henkin, a physician assistant at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus, tells us. Complications that included “various infections” and “fluid […]

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Tags: Jessica Henkin, Joe Swicklik, Michelle Haag


August 11, 2015

Radiology Tech Uses Magic to Assuage Patients’ Fears

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The patient was perhaps four years old and did not speak English. He tensed with fear as he and his family entered the procedure room where he was scheduled to have his implanted vascular access device dressed before his next appointment on the Saint Marys campus of Mayo Clinic Hospital. “He was already stressed, very […]

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