Quote of the Week: Douglas Farrago

“I need a nap.”

Douglas Farrago MD, born on this day in 1965

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] 

  12 comments for “Quote of the Week: Douglas Farrago

  1. Peter Winston
    April 12, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Happy Birthday!

    • Doug Farrago
      April 12, 2017 at 3:55 pm


  2. April 12, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Happy Birthday to You,
    Happy Birthday to You,
    Happy Birthday, Your Royal Highness The King of Medicine,
    Happy Birthday, to yooooooouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!

    • Doug Farrago
      April 12, 2017 at 11:16 am


  3. Jeff
    April 12, 2017 at 11:03 am

    Happy birthday Doug!

    • Doug Farrago
      April 12, 2017 at 11:16 am


  4. Kathy
    April 6, 2017 at 10:37 am

    Happy birthday!

  5. Pat
    April 6, 2017 at 10:22 am

    And mine was yesterday. Figures, Aries’ are always a pain in the ass to someone. Cheers!

  6. Bill Ameen MD
    April 6, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Well, Happy Birthday, Dr. Doug! On this day in 1965, I was two months from graduating from high school! (I could use a nap, too!!)

  7. Steve O'
    April 6, 2017 at 7:34 am

    Here’s your birthday song,
    It isn’t very long…

  8. George Voigtlander
    April 6, 2017 at 7:04 am

    Happy Birthday, keep up the good fight, making us laugh, so we don’t cry, or get into the sample closet.

  9. Seneca
    April 6, 2017 at 7:04 am

    Have a well deserved Happy Birthday!

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