Getting effective, error free, affordable healthcare is challenging.

Managing Your Doctor is here to help.

Getting effective, error free, affordable healthcare is challenging.

My goal is to help you step outside the traditional role of passive, unquestioning patient and show you how to take control of your (or your loved one’s) medical care.

Be assertive. Join the growing movement of medically emancipated patients who are not content to sit by when their health is at stake.

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Here you’ll find posts on various topics about healthcare and becoming an empowered patient

  • Banana Pudding and the Making of a Good Doctor

    Because I was writing about precepting a medical student, I looked back at what I had written before. I found this that I wrote 3 1/2 years ago:   When the medical…

  • Is This Self Prescribing OK?

    The patient I saw in the clinic yesterday has fully embraced the Virginia senate’s unanimous vote decriminalizing medical marijuana it would seem.   Edward C. was my first patient, being seen for…

  • Heart Apps Causing App-rihension

    My brother-in-law Olly, a Dutch ex-merchant mariner is a bit of a character. But also a bit of a hypochondriac.     When Paula and I went to England for Christmas ,…

  • What Traumatizing Kids Can Do To Them

    This is a piece I wrote for the Free Lance-Star about the incredibly long term effects adverse childhood events (ACE's) can have on people.   What's the prospects for kids currently being…