Why this doctor doesn't like doctors
I saw a patient recently who was in her 80s. She was a very active and healthy woman who enjoys the outdoors.
I asked her, ‘What medicine do you take?’
‘I don’t take any.’
‘Well, who’s your doctor?’
‘I don’t have one.’
Clearly it was working for her.
Many patients tell me: ‘I just don’t like doctors.’
Although I consider myself an ardent doctor advocate, and although I have spent decades writing in support of my colleagues, I’m