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We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system.

Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away.

But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect?

From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.

Dr. Death Wondery

    • True Crime
    • 4.9, 3.7K Ratings

We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system.

Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away.

But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect?

From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

sarahthepoo ,

I don’t even like true crime

Music was perfect, great job to the sound crew and I couldn’t stop listening. It keeps you wanting more!

Syerah ,

Excellent Listen

Thank you Laura, Dr. Henderson and Dr. Kirby for your tenacity. I can’t even imagine what the patients went through. I will surely be doing a lot more due diligence in the future before I take a referral to a specialist for granted.

#sjssober ,

Love it!!

Couldn’t even make it through your interview with Dax. Had to find and binge this pod cast. Want to say Laura your voice is perfect for audio!! The soundtrack was axing!! Very well done!

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