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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, 75.7K 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
75.7K Ratings

75.7K Ratings

GypsyGeisha ,

Riveting!

Excellent reporting by the Boston Globe. Learned so much about the life of AH. Very thoughtful. Got even more insight into the role of CTE.

Jdp1994 ,

On the edge

Definitely need to hear the rest of the story! Cause I’m on the edge of my seat!!

ChrisSA71 ,

Wow. Amazingly Well Done

Such a good Podcast. Chilling and and stomach twisting. Just breath taking that this happened and was allowed to go on for so long.

Podcast was well produced and you can tell she did lots of thoughtful research. I learned about the Podcast from Armchair Expert

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