Doctor, Doctor Podcast

Doctor, Doctor Podcast

Doctor, Doctor brings you engaging, often humorous, and sometimes serious discussions of practical and current medical topics with a focus on the dignity of the human person––body and soul. Doctor, Doctor is a trustworthy source of medical information and advice.

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  • Episode 01 – A Catholic Doctor’s Witness

    The Doctors speak with Dr. Dave Kaminskas, a veteran cardiologist, about his life as a doctor and how he’s experienced his Catholic faith through his work.

  • Episode 02 – Influenza and the Flu Vaccine

    Dr. Andrew Mullally of Credo Family Medicine discusses the facts and fictions of influenza and the best treatments and preventive options, including the flu vaccine.

  • Episode 03 – End of Life Planning

    Critical care pulmonologist Dr. Eustace Fernandes discusses his work as an intensivist taking care of patients in critical condition and how his Catholic faith helps him prepare patients and their families for death. Plus he talks about his work on a hospital ethics panel and how he helps familie...

  • Episode 04 – NaPro Technology

    OB/GYN and NaPro Technology specialist Dr. Christopher Stroud discusses NaPro Technology and how it guides medical and surgical treatments that can help solve many fertility issues.

  • Episode 05 – Antibiotic Stewardship

    Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Paul Carson discusses the benefits and dangers of antibiotics and the importance of antibiotic stewardship.

  • Episode 07 – Ethics of Vaccines

    St. Louis Pediatrician Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann discusses the importance of vaccinations, ethical concerns behind some types of vaccinations, how to know which vaccinations you should get for your family, and how you can talk to your doctor about the best options for keeping your family healthy

  • Episode 08 – Caring for Undocumented Immigrants

    Critical Care Specialist Dr. Peter Rosario from the Southwest Indiana Catholic Medical Guild discusses the challenges and rewards of providing medical care for undocumented immigrants, the difficulty they face in getting treatment, and some ideas for overcoming some of the most pressing concerns.

  • Episode 09 – Ethical and Religious Directives

    OB/GYN Dr. Jonathan Scrafford talks about his experiences in medical training then explains the US Bishops’ Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services and how they help Catholics navigate difficult issues in the practice of medicine.

  • Episode 10 – Catholic Witness in Healthcare

    Dr. Louise Mitchell (Adjunct Professor at University of Mary) and Dr. John Travaline (Catholic deacon and critical care specialist at Temple University) talk about their book “Catholic Witness in Health Care: Practicing Medicine in Truth and Love.”

  • Episode 11 – Another Doctor at Calvary Part 1

    Dr. Tom McGovern discusses the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ from a medical perspective using historical records and modern medical knowledge. In this first of two parts, Dr. McGovern focuses on the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane and Jesus’ torture by the Roman soldiers.

  • Episode 12 – Another Doctor at Calvary Part 2

    Dr. Tom McGovern discusses the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ from a medical perspective using historical records and modern medical knowledge. In this second of two parts, Dr. McGovern focuses on the Way of the Cross and Jesus’ death by crucifixion.

  • Episode 13 – HHS Conscience Protection

    Ariana Grossu, Outreach Advisor at the Office for Civil Rights at the US Department of Health & Human Services, discusses the newest HHS initiative – the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division – and what current and potential policies protect health care workers from having to violate their co...

  • Episode 06 - Choosing Wisely for Pediatric Care

    Pediatrician Dr. John Rice discusses the importance of the Catholic Medical Association and then gives some tips for helping parents get the best medical care for their children.

  • Episode 14 – Indiana Health Care Legislation Update

    Indiana State Senator Liz Brown joins the doctors to discuss that latest health care-related legislation in the state including new abortion restrictions, legal CBD oil, and end of life directives.

  • Episode 15 – Caritas Baby Hospital

    In the Holy Land, Dr. McGovern interviews Dr. Hiyam Marzouqa (Chief Physician) and Dr. Iyad Abu Irmeleh (Resident Physician) at Caritas Baby Hospital in Bethlehem about their work serving babies and their families in the war-torn Middle East

  • Episode 16 – A Proven Approach to AIDs in Africa

    Dr. Kim Dernovsek, a dermatologist from Pueblo, CO shares her work as co-founder of Universal Chastity Education that works in three African Countries and the USA to prevent HIV/AIDS and promote chastity with astounding results.

  • Episode 17 – Oral Contraception: Fact and Fiction

    Dr. Patrick Yeung, an OB/GYN from St. Louis, discusses so-called “medical use” or “non-contraceptive use” of oral contraceptives, especially whether the common practice makes medical or ethical sense.

  • Episode 18 – Gender Dysphoria

    Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Paul Hruz discusses gender dysphoria, sometimes called transgenderism, including the latest research, the harm being caused by current medical and cultural approaches to treatment, and what better faithful and scientific treatment might look like.

  • Episode 19 – When Parents Become Patients

    Sr. Mary Diana Dreger, physician and a member of the Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of St. Cecilia in Nashville, discusses how to care for elderly parents, including her experiences caring for her own aging parents, important things to remember when making decisions, providing for physical...

  • Episode 20 – Physician Assisted Suicide

    Dr. Andrew Mullally, Indiana State Director of the Catholic Medical Association, gives an update on the push for Physician Assisted Suicide in the United States, what the Catholic Church teaches about the practice, and how physicians and patients can advocate for respect of all human dignity.

  • Episode 21 – Pornography Addiction

    Chicago Psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Williams talks about why pornography might be the strongest form of drug addiction known, how viewing pornography changes the anatomy and chemistry of the brain, and how doctors and families can work together against the addiction.

  • Episode 22 – Perfectly Human: Children with Disabilities

    Pediatric orthopedic surgeon and author Dr. Joseph Dutkowsky discusses his book Perfectly Human and what he has learned from children with disabilities about what it means to suffer, to be human, and to be happy.

  • Episode 23 – Second Chance at Choice: Abortion Pill Reversal

    Dr. George Delgado, Medical Director of Culture of Life Family Services, discusses his study on how doctors can save babies and give women a “second chance at choice” by reversing the effects of a chemical abortion with high dose progesterone.

  • Episode 24 – Vatican Medical Conferences

    First, OB/GYN Dr. Christine Hemphill of Harrisburg, PA reflects on the Vatican-sponsored forum “Humanity 2.0” on Maternal Health she attended in Rome back in April 2018. She explains the conversations and plans she participated in about how doctors and laypeople can work together to improve care...