Dr. Manish Khandu is the author of The Medical Medium: How to Get Your Doctor to Stop Treating You Like a Junkie.
In this episode, he answers questions like “Why is a doctor in a hospital called a medical medium?” and “What if a patient in the ICU is a cancer patient?
What happens if they have a severe allergic reaction?”
He also answers some common questions about healthcare, including why we’re so used to being treated like our own personal physicians.
Dr. Khandutu is a professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, and a frequent contributor to CNN Health.
He tweets @DrKhandu, and can be reached at [email protected]