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]

I Pre-Ordered a Dr. Fauci Bobblehead Doll

For $25 you too can get the Dr. Fauci bobblehead deal. Is it legit? I think. Here is the article in Newsweek. For a mere $25 you can own the Dr. Fauci bobblehead, while also supporting the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the 100 Million Mask Challenge, an effort to produce personal protective equipment rapidly to…

Health Insurer CEOs Donating Their 2020 Salaries and Bonuses to Frontline Health Care Workers!

This story is unbelievable. The CEOs of the eight largest publicly-traded insurance companies, who made $143.5 million in total compensation in 2018 (2019 numbers are not out yet), will be donating ALL of their salaries and bonuses to the healthcare workers who are on the frontline during this pandemic. Each one of them has agreed…

Happy Doctor’s Day 2020!

Every year I try to make a point to wish every physician a Happy Doctor’s Day! Maybe this year is the most important one as doctors around the world are now putting their lives on the line due to COVID-19. You may think this is a bogus holiday or occasion but it isn’t. While nurses…

Where are the Health Insurers in All This?

The only thing I have heard from the lowlife, greedy bastard, health insurance companies is they will cover some testing and maybe the vaccine when available. Has anyone heard anything else? How about waiving a few monthly premiums? How about donating money for PPE? I want to be proven wrong. Show me they are doing…