A doctor, like anyone else who has to deal with human beings, each of them unique, cannot be a scientist; he is…

A doctor, like anyone else who has to deal with human beings, each of them unique, cannot be a scientist; he is either, like the surgeon, a craftsman, or, like the physician and the psychologist, an artist. This means that in order to be a good doctor a man must also have a good character, that is to say, whatever weaknesses and foibles he may have, he must love his fellow human beings in the concrete and desire their good before his own.
~W. H. Auden

Just left work early, but not before I got this shot of Doc and a longtime patient, undergoing a Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection.
I think it’s a bit easier for you some of you to see in this fashion 🙂

Having fun experimenting with Blurs on my iPhone…Have a great weekend, Geeps!
#Blurs

18 Comments

  1. Wow. And I’d love to see this in focus. I’ve had the lower back injections and I made the doc tell me jokes. And I have to say that on first reading I was trying to work out how even a long time patient let you photograph her cervix! – used to work for OB/GYN in another lifetime and my mind just jumped to cervical biopsies……….And well done.

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  2. Fantastic! … I love my pain doc! He’s awesome. Even as he’s jabbing me in the neck in ten spots every 3 months, I enjoy his wit, compassion, intelligence, and humor.

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  3. 😉 Not the first time those two words were mistaken! Cathy Custer Donohoue . We’ll have to compare stories some day. I was an O.R. Nurse for many years prior to specializing in Pain Management.

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  4. Jen Smith  and Janice Hackney , This Doc is tops as well. He’s the only one in Chicagoland I’d let put a needle near my spine.
    It’s good to hear there are other good ones out there taking care of you!

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  5. BobbieZen that’s good to know.. Mine up here in Libertyville is the only Dr I go to with any of my problems now, before I will trust going to another Dr. I think I have the only pain Dr in the state who doesn’t believe in just passing out narcotics. He truly tries to heal. He’s blunt, up front, and funny as hell!

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