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Americas Dumbest Doctors K. Patrick Mcdonald

Americas Dumbest Doctors

K. Patrick Mcdonald

Published September 25th 2009
ISBN : 9781608441792
Paperback
236 pages
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National Healthcare Reform? Now thats a complex subject. But heres an idea: Why dont we just start by weeding out the lunatics?The Florida doctor who conspired with his brothers to chop off a finger with an axe, so they could collect a niftyMoreNational Healthcare Reform? Now thats a complex subject. But heres an idea: Why dont we just start by weeding out the lunatics?The Florida doctor who conspired with his brothers to chop off a finger with an axe, so they could collect a nifty insurance pay-off . . .The New York physician who accidently blew himself up, demolishing an entire building, to spite his divorcing wife . . .The Arizona MD who - while facing 67-counts of sexually abusing his patients - announced in court, Okay. So Im not exactly Dr. Marcus Welby.The East Coast doctor who stole a cadavers hand in order to impress a topless dancer . . . Oh, were just getting started. There are 100,000 more you might want to keep an eye on.________________________________Author McDonald breaks ranks and names names. I sincerely wish I could report that these are merely a few far-out nutcases. I honestly cannot say that. And this fact alone makes his work, regrettably, important.J. William Hollingsworth, MD (Retired) Former Chief of Medicine, San Diego VA Medical CenterDisturbing, provocative and uncomfortably funny.Lesley Miller, MD, (former surgeon to the stars) USC Medical Center, L.A.__________________________________Patrick McDonald is a graduate of UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, original EMS program. He was appointed the first EMS supervisor for the city of San Diego under Mayor (and then governor) Pete Wilsons administration- was a coauthor of the National Waterpark Lifeguard Training Manual- a set medic on such movies as Planet of the Apes- has provided medical services for entertainers such as Engelbert Humperdinck and the Commodores. For three decades this author and guest speaker has collected thousands of outlandish physician stories. He writes, I waited 25 years for someone else to do this. The fact is, no profession in America spawns more outright lunacy. And we thought you might like to know a little more about it._________________________________For more on the fascinating subject of doctor shenanigans, come visit our website, where you will learn all about your own Dumb Doctor story, money-making opportunities. We are gathering nutty cases for the next book, due out in the Spring, 2010. Why not join the fun?www.medicalmaniacs.com