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Patients and experts explore what it takes to find good health care and make the most of it.

Michael Kirsch, MD, FACP, is a board certified gastroenterologist, full time practicing physician and writer. His blog, MD Whistelblower, relates the joys and challenges of medical practice, including controversies in the doctor-patient relationship, medical ethics and measuring medical quality. You can also follow him on Twitter @MDWhistleblower.


Should You Trust Your Doctor's Advice?

Michael Kirsch | November 4, 2014
Should you trust your doctor? Absolutely. But you need to serve as a spirited advocate for your own health or bring one with you. And most importantly, try as best as you can to verify that the proposed solution is targeted to your problem...