Quote of the Week


“Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.”

Raji Lukkoor, author

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] 

  3 comments for “Quote of the Week

  1. David Fitzpatrick
    October 9, 2014 at 9:24 am

    May all of those who write laws and regulations start their every day with this thought.

  2. Sir Lance-a-lot
    October 9, 2014 at 7:29 am

    I wonder whether any Administrators are reading this.

    • DrHockey
      October 11, 2014 at 11:56 am

      No time. At the important meeting on Maui:
      Continental breakfast and lecture: 8-10am
      Golf: 10am-2pm
      Discussion: 3-5pm on the party boat
      Cocktails and dinner: 7-11pm

      Continental breakfast and lecture: 8-10am
      Fishing cruise: 10am-2pm
      Rest and Relaxation, poolside cabanas: 3-5pm
      Cocktails and dinner: 7-11pm
      Essentially the same long hard day!

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