Hosted by Daniel Lobell, each episode of Doctorpedia’s Leading Voices podcast (40-60 minutes) is a free flowing interview with one specialist where you can learn about everything from their journey to medicine to stories on the job and even delve into their personal lives and passions.
Physiatrist Dr. Joseph Saveika talks about his past as a pipe fitter’s apprentice, his current job as a physiatrist, advice he lives by, his daily workout routine, newly emerging medical technologies, and more.
Neonatal and Pediatric Surgeon
Family Medicine Physician Dr. Joanna Drowos talks about her passion for prevention, the mind-body connection, her introduction to medicine at an early age, challenges in the doctor-patient relationship, her love for Broadway musicals, and more.
General Surgeon/Surgical Oncologist Dr. Joseph J. Bennett talks about coping with his father’s absence, the role of fear in the operating room, his approach to delivering bad news, his photography hobby, his tips for a stable relationship, and more.
Cosmetic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology
OB/GYN and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Daisy Ayim talks about her journey to specializing in both OB/GYN and plastic surgery, her movie-like birth experience, how much she loves going to the gym every day, the importance of nutrition, Cameroonian cuisine, and more.
Critical Care Specialist Dr. Curtis J. Coley II talks about his early interest in problem-solving, his late father’s influence on his life, why he loves his profession, his role as a healthcare administrator, things on the horizon in critical care medicine, and more.
Rheumatologist Dr. Barry Shibuya talks about living in Hawaii, establishing a thriving rheumatology practice, his SENSE approach to losing weight and keeping mind and body fit and healthy, the importance of making small and sustainable changes that you can keep up on a long-term basis and more.
Global Health and Vaccines specialist Dr. Kasia Hein-Peters talks about operating on teddy bears, working in Poland, France and America, working in big pharma, the importance of vaccinations, her love of hiking, photographing ghost towns, writing haikus, and more.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Peter Baik talks about his side interest in aeronautical engineering, his own field of thoracic surgery and its rapid acceleration, what exactly cancer is, the importance of lung cancer screening, and more.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Guillaume Dumont talks about his youth in Montreal, his experience as a football player in the States, new developments in orthopedic surgery and healthcare in general, his personal philosophy as a doctor, and more.
Gastroenterologist Dr. Nathan Merriman talks about the difficult events he experienced throughout his life and how he coped with them, how he connects with his patients, the best ways to improve your gut health, the benefits of a stool transplant, and more.
Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Ruchi Garg talks about her early immigration from India to the US, the specifics of her work and why she loves it, new breakthroughs in oncology and genetics, the growing role of technology in the healthcare sector, and more.
Pediatrician Dr. Thomas J. McDonagh Jr. talks about his early interest in pediatrics, the role religion plays in his life, his approaches to treating patients, how sometimes doing nothing is the best medicine, and more.
Gastroenterologist Dr. Kevin Tin talks about his unconventional youth, the important role of probiotics and the gut microbiome, his fight on behalf of under-represented populations, new developments in gastroenterology and hepatology, and more.
Rheumatologist Dr. Rubaiya Mallay talks about her childhood adventures in Bangladesh and around the world, the specifics of autoimmune diseases, the challenges she faces in her work life, her love for laughter, and more.
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Dr. Henry P. Barham talks about his hallmark study published in JAMA that outlines a correlation between results of a simple at-home taste test and symptom severity and duration from COVID-19 and other viral illnesses.
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Obesity Medicine Physician Dr. Priti Parekh talks about growing up in India, moving to America, specializing in obesity treatment, her holistic approach to chronic health issues and more
Allergy & Immunology
Psychologist Dr. Terri Faith talks about overwriting personal narratives, the arsenal of thoughts to combat anxiety, and how Buddhist principles and cognitive behavioral therapy can help people learn about themselves and their identities.