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Dr. Death

A True Crime, Science and Medicine podcast featuring Laura Beil
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Wondery Presents: The Shrink Next Door | 1
Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychi…
Introducing "The Ballad of Billy Balls" from CRIMETOWN Presents | 12
Downtown, New York, early summer, 1982. A man bursts into an East Village storefront apartment and shoots musician Billy Balls. The motive? Unknown. Billy’s body? It just disappears. Rebecca, Billy’s girlfriend, doesn’t know what to do and has no w…
Introducing Sports Wars
Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic rivalries? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars” and “American Scandal” comes Sports Wars, an electric new series that …
Introducing Uncover: The Village
Two waves of murders, 40 years apart. Who’s killing men in Toronto’s gay community and why are they getting away with it? The latest season of Uncover from CBC Podcasts is out now.
Introducing 'To Live and Die in LA' with Neil Strauss
From the creators of Up and Vanished and Atlanta Monster comes a new investigative true crime podcast, introducing To Live and Die in LA. Rolling Stone writer and New York Times best-selling author, Neil Strauss takes you inside his real time inves…
Introducing Over My Dead Body | 11
What happens when a seemingly-perfect marriage ends in a nasty divorce and someone ends up dead. Listen to Over My Dead Body today wherever you’re listening to this or visit www.wondery.fm/omdb.
Introducing Monstruo
From the creators of Sword and Scale, Dark Topic and The Westside Fairytales, comes the most terrifying audio experience you will ever hear.Nine stories.  Carefully Crafted.  One year in the making…Beyond the limits of anything you could possibly i…
Breaking News | 10
The judges reviewing Christopher Duntsch’s appeal have reached a decision. On the day of the decision, Laura Beil goes to the Dallas District Attorney’s office to speak with prosecutors Michelle Shugart and Jaclyn Lambert about the judges' decision…
“One Great Man”  | 9
You may remember the woman in the infomercial about Dr. Duntsch who admiringly calls him “one great man” and claims “he’ll fix you.” Laura Beil wasn’t able to get in touch with her when she first reported the series. She guessed that the woman must…
Introducing Imagined Life
Throughout my reporting- there was a question that kept coming up: if I’d been in the shoes of the people around Christopher Duntsch- friends, family, mentors- what would I have done. That’s a question at the heart of a new series from Wondery, cal…
Introducing Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez & Football Inc.
On April 19th, 2017, news broke that football star turned accused murderer, Aaron Hernandez had killed himself in his jail cell. But what exactly had happened to Aaron Hernandez, to turn him into a killer? And did his football career play a part in…
Interview | 8
This series has generated a lot of questions and comments from listeners for host and reporter Laura Beil. In this special interview episode, Laura talks with David Brown (from the podcast “Business Wars”) about a number of topics that have intrigu…
Update | 7
Reporter Laura Beil has a few updates on the story of Christopher Duntsch since the series was first released. She attends an appeals hearing for Duntsch's case, discusses Baylor-Plano Hospital’s response -- and the mysterious case of the disappear…
Closure | 6
Michelle Shughart has her work cut out for her, since no doctor has ever been prosecuted for crimes committed while practicing medicine. His patient’s lives would never be the same, but what would what would be the fate of Dr. Duntsch? The people i…
Free Fall | 5
Dr. Henderson and Dr. Kirby were screaming for anyone to listen who might help them get Dr. Duntsch to stop operating. Kirby wrote to the Texas Medical Board. He and Henderson went to the police. But no one was listening.Please tell us what you thi…
Spineless | 4
If a doctor is fired from a hospital, the hospital should report it immediately. That’s how problem doctors are prevented from getting hired elsewhere. But the places where Dr. Duntsch operated failed to report him to the proper authorities. If the…
Occam’s Razor | 3
Kimberly Morgan was attracted to Christopher Duntsch from the moment she met him. He was charming and seemed destined for great things. But she also saw another side to him. Duntsch’s behavior led many people who came into contact with him to wonde…
Chris and Jerry | 2
Chris Duntsch was a promising medical student, with a bright future ahead of him. The friends who knew him were shocked at the doctor he would later become. Not Chris, they said. That’s not the man I know. The Chris Duntsch they knew was driven, ha…
Three Days In Dallas | 1
All physicians are taught, “First do no harm.” But what happens when a doctor does harm his patients?Dr. Robert Henderson was a veteran spinal surgeon in Dallas when he got an unusual phone call from a local hospital: a new surgeon had operated so …
Introducing Dr. Death
Dr. Death premieres on September 4th
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Podcast Details
Started
Aug 22nd, 2018
Latest Episode
May 21st, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
21
Avg. Episode Length
22 minutes
Explicit
Yes
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