42 episodes

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.

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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 Long Walk w/ Rob Anderson

    The Long Walk w/ Rob Anderson

    Often when we imagine someone who defuses a bomb we immediately think of movies like The Hurt Locker or Speed. As it turns out there are actually people who defuse bombs on a regular basis here in Southern California and certain areas of the state are actually hotbeds for unexploded ordnance from WWII. This week Dr. Hirsch sits down with Bomb Technician specialist, Rob Anderson and learns all about "the long walk".

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    • 41 min
    Naked and Afraid w/ Wes Harper

    Naked and Afraid w/ Wes Harper

    On the popular show Naked and Afraid, a group of people are given the task of surviving in the wilderness. They are only allowed to bring two items with them and they must rely on their training and mental toughness to survive. How do they get through these extreme challenges? What do they draw into to survive without food for days at a time? This week Wes Harper from the show Naked and Afraid sits down with Dr. Hirsch to talk about his experiences filming the show!

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    • 51 min
    The Dog Company: Part 2

    The Dog Company: Part 2

    PART 2
    In 2007 US forces were part of a NATO coalition in Afghanistan. Among the division stationed there was the 101st Airborne. Dog Company, part of the division, was led by Captain Roger Hill. His experience in Afghanistan was chronicled in the book Dog Company and today he sits down w/ Dr. Hirsch alongside his good friend and former guest, Lieutenant Colonel Erhan Bedestani. This week the conversation continues starting with language barriers in Afghanistan, and ultimately how the rules of engagement can affect their ability to run operations and keep their team safe.

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    • 55 min
    The Dog Company: Part 1

    The Dog Company: Part 1

    In 2007 US forces were part of a NATO collation in Afghanistan. Among the division stationed there was the 101st Airborne. Dog Company, part of the division, was led by Captain Roger Hill. His experience in Afghanistan was chronicled in the book Dog Company and today he sits down w/ Dr. Hirsch alongside his good friend and former guest, Lieutenant Colonel Erhan Bedestani.

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    • 49 min
    The Secrets to Movie Makeup w/ Lydia Morales

    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.

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    • 26 min
    Avoiding Scams This Holiday Season w/ Ashton Bingham & Art Kulik

    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.

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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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33 Ratings

Erhan Bedestani ,

Does the background research and comes prepared to dig deep

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Dr Hirsch is awesome

This is my favorite podcast! Such great topics, Dr Hirsch is awesome

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Excellent content and entertaining!

Great, diverse topics with a relatable delivery and engaging conversation. Highly recommended!!

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