The radio GP who took on the role of patient

I started practising in 1974, and I first went onto the radio in 1980, on a multicultural station in Sydney.

Purushottam Sawrikar
Dr Purushottam Sawrikar. Photo: Nic Bezzina

Then in 2000, we started the health segment on community TV.

I realised there are a lot of questions my patients would like to ask that they won’t bring up in a consult. Sometimes it is because they are too shy or they worry