Each week Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Elliot Hirsch, sits down with patients, celebrities and experts to go below the surface on topics within the field of medicine and current events.
The Secrets to Movie Makeup w/ Lydia Morales
When we think about special effects technology we think about actors sitting in chairs for hours while an artist glues prosthetics onto their face and slathers on makeup, but there is so much more planning and technology behind famous looks such as we see in the movies. Today Dr. Hirsch sits down with Special Effects Makeup Artist Lydia Morales to discuss the behind-the-scenes of special effects and how the pandemic has affected the craft.
Avoiding Scams This Holiday Season w/ Ashton Bingham & Art Kulik
With Covid19 cases spiking across the country consumers are more likely to do the bulk of their shopping online. In fact reports are already estimating that holiday ecommerce is going to increase by 35% this year. But as more people complete their shopping list from home they can become easy targets for those seeking to scam online shoppers. So how can we shop online safely? Should additional measures be taken this year to avoid scams and rip-offs? This week Dr. Hirsch chats with Ashton Bingham and Art Kulik of Trilogy Media about avoiding scams.
Approaching the Holidays w/ Laura Rhodes Levin
The holidays are always an anxiety provoking time of the year, but in 2020 during a pandemic we have all kinds of new stressors associated with the season. How can we avoid extra pressure and family strain this year? What are some tools we can use to stay calm and enjoy ourselves? Today Dr. Hirsch sits down with licensed therapist Laura Rhodes Levin to discuss signs of anxiety and ways to deal with the holiday apprehension.
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Breadcrumb Dating w/ Tracy Crossley
Have you ever been on an amazing first date just to have the person fall off the face of the earth and then reappear months later as of nothing has happened? Well, this dating phenomenon has a name: Breadcrumb Dating. And according to experts, those who partook in this trend pre-covid are popping up in their ex's inboxes looking to reconnect. So what exactly IS Breadcrumb Dating? And how do you know if you are in a breadcrumb relationship? This week Dr. Hirsch sits down with renowned behavioral relationship expert, Tracy Crossley to discuss Breadcrumb Dating.
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How to Deescalate Tension w/ Dr. Adolph Brown
Have you argued with a friend of family member recently? Well, if so, you're not alone. Research shows that over 70% of social media users have faced content that made them angry resulting in social media feuds. How can we get along at work or with our friends and family when we have very different opinions on hot button topics? This week Dr. Hirsch sits down with clinical psychologist and social justice advocator Dr Adolph. Brown to discuss using empathy to deescalate tensions.
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Pandemic Cosplay w/ Kim McAndrew
Nobody is immune to the stress that comes with the pandemic. Countless studies have revealed heightened levels of stress, depression, and loneliness in parents and children. Self care is especially important in times of stress and researchers have found that cosplay can improve self confidence, build a sense of community, and more, BUT how is this played during quarantine at home and how does the family get involved? This week Dr. Hirsch sits down with Cosplay expert Kim McAndrew to discuss cosplay during the quarantine.
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Excellent content and entertaining!
Great, diverse topics with a relatable delivery and engaging conversation. Highly recommended!!
I’m a soon to be patient of Dr. Hirsch and it’s so comforting to hear his podcasts. It’s like I’m getting to know my surgeon before making one of the biggest decisions of my life. His content is super relevant and he has a unique way of interacting with his guests which keeps me wanting more of it! I’m so thankful that Dr. Hirsch puts the time into this podcast, and I recommend it to anyone looking for timely, engaging and insightful content.
Insightful and fun
Dr. Hirsch covers interesting topics from a unique perspective with great guests.