I Don’t Eat That Much! by Steven Mussey MD

How many visits have you had like these?

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  2 comments for “I Don’t Eat That Much! by Steven Mussey MD

  1. Eric Fisher MD
    October 17, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    This is classic! We have all seen this patient grind on endlessly about his eating habits (and sometimes about his bowel habits too!). The Fates usually dictate that he is the first patient of the day, so he can destroy the schedule! To combat this, I have a code for our scheduler-EOD- end of day.

  2. mamadoc
    October 16, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    This guy was in my office today. Alas, I was fresh out of tanks. And machine guns. And they wonder why so many of us retire/or want to…..

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