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Dr. Death

A True Crime, Science and Medicine podcast featuring Laura Beil
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We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system.

Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away.

But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect?

From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.

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11 episodes
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9 episodes

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JulieG reviewed this podcast on Mar 7th, 2019
"Intriguing and heartbreaking at the same time"
Cole Raven reviewed this podcast on Sep 27th, 2018
"Gripping story - media exposure of the US healthcare system needs to keep happening - would like less advertisements"
stevejets85 reviewed this podcast on Sep 22nd, 2018
"Engrossing, informative, and entertaining. I definitely recommend this podcast to anyone that enjoys true crime\documentary style podcasts."

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Podcast Details
Started
Aug 22nd, 2018
Latest Episode
Jun 25th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
24
Avg. Episode Length
20 minutes
Explicit
Yes
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