The Most Eligible Doctors

Meet 50 of America's most eligible doctors! We got them to open up about their profession, life and longevity. Find out what sets them apart from other doctors in their field. Could one of these doctors be right for you?

Jeffrey Van Gelderen

What sets him apart:

Being fresh out of training, I know the most current surgical techniques and am well versed in the most recent literature. I think my patients would say I am always willing to spend extra time with them in the office or over the phone; my bedside manner and availability definitely set me apart.

Learn more about Dr. Van Gelderen.

Exactly How to De-Escalate Aggression From a Stranger

Follow security Expert Bill Staton's important advice to keep yourself safe.

Have you ever had a tense interaction with a stranger in public? Perhaps your shopping carts accidentally knocked into each other or there was a misunderstanding in communication and the other person gets angry. You may wonder how you can de-escalate the aggression and exit the situation safely. So security expert Bill Stanton has your go-to advice for staying alert and protecting yourself in the face of verbal aggression and physical attacks.

THE INITIAL INTERACTION

Bill Stanton: "It always starts with something small, like someone being too close to you, or even more common, you get bumped by a shopping cart. You want to look at their eyes first -it may reveal emotional changes. But you can't rely on just that. Look at what their trunk is doing; a person's torso will reveal their intent. Body language like raising hands, heightened expression, tense shoulders — these are natural responses to a person who is feeling threatened and will escalate. They may begin to zero in on the space between you and them, and their voice will get louder and louder. You want to read this before it gets further and becomes explosive."

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