Doctor, Doctor

Doctor, Doctor brings you discussions of practical and current medical topics with a focus on the dignity of the human person – body and soul. A trustworthy source of medical information and advice for Catholics.
Pediatrician Dr. Gwyneth Spaeder talks about the rise in various illnesses spreading around the United States including RSV, flu, and even COVID. She explains the effect of a possible “immunity gap” from months of social distancing, what’s happening in hospitals, immunization and treatment possibilities, and what symptoms parents should watch for in their children to know when to get help.
Dr. Robert Collins, a clinical and research oncologist specializing in treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma talks about blood cancers and the tremendous growth in effective treatments and care.
Dr. David Usher, a family physician who specializes in weight loss and healthy eating, is back to talk about protein and meat. Dr. Usher covers why protein is so important for our bodies, the different kinds of protein our bodies need, and the best way to get protein in our diets.
Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Kevin Majeres talks about anger, and what we can learn about it from the Bible, St. Thomas Aquinas, and neuroscience.
Anesthesiologist Dr. Bill Perez gives an inside look at what it’s like to put people to sleep, including why he chose the field, the most rewarding and most difficult aspects of his work, the biggest misconceptions, and how his faith has been his guide.
Dr. Michael Manhart, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Couple to Couple League International, talks about the past, present, and future of Natural Planning Family including how the science has developed, the ways fertility education helps men and women, and the latest technology for various NFP methods.
David Prentice, PhD, vice president and research director at Charlotte Lozier Institute, talks about the use of fetal stem cells in vaccine and medication development.
Pediatrician Dr. Michelle Stanford from Aurora, CO talks about the best practices to get healthy sleep for children from newborns to teenagers. She covers what the evidence says about attachment parenting vs. sleep training, different options for parents to try to fix sleep problems, and the factors that are most important for making sure children get the best sleep possible.
Pediatrician Dr. Becca Bakke and infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Carson share the latest information about how COVID-19 affects children, including the increase in serious illness, how likely they are to spread the virus, and what parents need to know when making decisions about vaccines.
Physician, bioethicist, and medical school professor Dr. Ashley Fernandes talks about how well-respected physicians helped the Nazis during the Holocaust and the important lessons that today’s healthcare providers must learn to make sure the past doesn’t repeat itself.
Surgical oncologist Dr. Jennifer Perone shares the most important information we need to know about breast cancer, including the biggest risk factors, prevention, and the latest advances in treatment.
The doctors talk to several special guests at the Catholic Medical Association annual conference about the state of religious liberty in healthcare today.
Cohost Dr. Tom McGovern talks about his day job as a practicing dermatologist. He shares why he chose the specialty, the most rewarding and most difficult aspects of his work, how his faith guides him in his work, and some basic advice for everyday skin concerns.
Dr. David Usher, a family physician who specializes in weight loss and healthy eating, gives a lesson on fat, cholesterol, and the most pervasive myths about healthy eating. He explains the different kinds of fats, what causes weight gain and diet-related health problems, and explains the most up-to-date science on the best ways to feed our bodies and lose weight.
Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Kevin Majeres talks all about sleep: how our brains and bodies work together to accomplish sleep, some of the things that interrupt our ability to sleep, and the most important steps to take to getting a good night’s sleep.
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