Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Steve Rad — a double board certified Obstetrician Gynecologist with sub-specialty training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine / Perinatology — joins the show! We talk with Dr. Rad about detailed ultrasounds, how fetal surgery is performed and why he fell in love with obstetrics. He also tells us what it was like watching his wife go through her own high-risk pregnancy while carrying twins and how that opened his eyes and made him a better doctor.

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Serial Killers MD

In our latest episode, we talk about five serial killers (one who is still alive!) that were also Doctors of Medicine. One of the doctors on this list is also featured in the bestselling book The Devil in the White City — which Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are developing into a TV series. Other doctors on this list are accused of committing even more murders and stealing from their patients/victims.

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Dopesick

In an all new Gross Anatomy Podcast episode, we discuss some celebrities that have been in the news for health issues – like Bill Clinton and Celine Dion.

Then, (10:30 minute mark) we review the Hulu series “Dopesick” starring Michael Keaton and Kaitlyn Dever that details the Sackler family and how Purdue Pharma marketed OxyContin to doctors. The TV series is based on the book by journalist Beth Macy titled: “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America”. Dr. Cohen discusses the reality of medical sales reps today and how doctors now prescribe less because of the opioid epidemic. 

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Sex Education Season 3

In an all new episode of Gross Anatomy Podcast, we discuss our favorite Sex Education season 3 characters and why we think this Netflix TV show is educationally important.

We also discuss Halloween, where the haunted holiday originated and what we think this year’s top costumes will be.

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Wine Entrepreneur and Miss USA Nana Meriwether

We are so excited to have wine entrepreneur and Miss USA – Nana Meriwether – on the show! Nana tells us how finding out she was pre-diabetic led her on a wellness journey that completely changed her career path and life. And, she explains how studying herbalism led to her founding Cale, a healthier wine made from herbs, and the launch of Hibiscus Pinto Noir.

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CoolSculpting

Supermodel Linda Evangelista claims a CoolSculpting procedure left her ‘deformed’ and is seeking $50 million in damages. Luckily, we have a special guest – Bernice Cohen aka The Master Injector – to explain CoolSculpting to us, how it works and why Evangelista is an outlier case.

Plus, Amy Schumer revealed that when her appendix was removed the surgeon also found a tumor — and Dr. Cohen explains why discoveries like that are referred to as an ‘incidental-oma’.

Listen to this new episode of Gross Anatomy Podcast now on SoundCloud or however you stream podcasts.

Endometriosis

We discuss Pelé’s colon cancer surgery (5 minute mark) and why yearly screenings are so important. Then, (16 minute mark) we discuss Amy Schumer’s decision to have her uterus and appendix removed due to endometriosis. And, Dr. Cohen explains why having celebrities vocalize their struggles with a particular disease is a good thing.

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NBC’s Dr. Death

This week we talk about how ‘Dr. Death’ went from a hit podcast to a scripted series and give our thoughts on the NBC Peacock version starring Joshua Jackson, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater. And, Dr. Cohen explains what is common and uncommon about the way Dr. Christopher Duntsch (Dr. Death) was allowed to operate and the protocols that should have been used to help ensure more successful surgery outcomes.

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Pressing questions for our In-House Doc

We discuss the New York Times article “I Am Caught between the Two Worlds of the ICU and TV” written by a doctor who is also a producer on the scripted series The Resident.

Then, our In-House doc (Dr. Cohen) analyzes the realities of readers comments on the article. Comments that include… how TV shows can create false miracle-like expectations in patients, how CPR is wrongly depicted, why doctors find fictional hospital shows therapeutic and much more!