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Rudolf Kotula, MD

Rudolf Kotula

About the Author:

With a mother who was a microbiologist and a father who was a dentist, Dr. Rudolf Kotula naturally pursued a career in the medical profession.

As a board-certified infectious disease physician, he specializes in areas such as antibiotic resistance, travel medicine and infection prevention.

"I believe in treating patients with compassion and as members of my own family."

Dr. Kotula helps patients combat infectious diseases at Methodist Physicians Clinic Regency.


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10 Masking Myths Busted

Today's Medicine

Wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is a lifesaving public health tool, but it's not universally practiced, and misinformation is rampant. Whether you mask a lot, a little or not at all, read on as we debunk the most common masking myths.

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Hepatitis ABCs: Get Vaccinated, Get Tested

Today's Medicine

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does another disease claiming thousands of lives worldwide every day – viral hepatitis. Educate yourself on the different strains and how to prevent them.

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All About Vaccines: A Safe Way to Protect Yourself and Others From Disease

Today's Medicine

Vaccines are one of medicine’s greatest and safest tools to prevent dangerous and potentially deadly disease. Learn more about recommended vaccines by age and why getting vaccinated protects those around you.

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For Fear of Bringing it Home: Protecting Your Family While Protecting Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthy Lifestyle

Essential workers are dealing with a whole new level of anxiety right now. They're worried about their own health and safety. But even more daunting is the fear of bringing COVID-19 home.

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Social Distancing: What it Looks Like and How it Can Save Lives

Today's Medicine

What does social distancing mean, and how will canceling concerts and not going out to eat help save lives? Here are answers to some of your frequently asked questions.

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10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Healthy Lifestyle

Here’s how you can keep yourself and others safe from the nasty bugs going around.

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Now Is the Time to Get the Infleunza Vaccine - Before Flu Season Ramps Up

Today's Medicine

Here's what you need to know for this year's flu season.

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What Is Cyclospora, and How Can You Avoid it?

Today's Medicine

The parasite can cause an intestinal infection that’s no fun for those who come down with it. Here's what you need to know.

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West Nile Basics, Symptoms and How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Today's Medicine

Here's what you need to know about West Nile virus.

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Tick That Calls Nebraska and Iowa Home May Cause Red Meat Allergy

Today's Medicine

As if we needed another reason to avoid ticks, they’ve been linked to an allergy to red meat.