On Vacation Until 8/12

They didn’t shut us down. Just need some time off.

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] 

  4 comments for “On Vacation Until 8/12

  1. Rick
    August 12, 2020 at 9:11 am

    Welcome back to work Doug. I have found that the MOST hellish day of all time is the first day back at work after vacation. I usually have the cyanide pellet in my hand…

    • Douglas Farrago MD
      August 12, 2020 at 1:15 pm


  2. Kurt
    August 10, 2020 at 9:20 am

    Am on permanent vacation (retirement) and love it royally. I recommend it immensely.

  3. Rick
    August 6, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    Have some fun, Doug, and try to relax.

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