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Search for Dr. Death: Miracle Man to hear the latest season of Dr. Death. A story of trust, betrayal and miracles.

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 | S1: Dr. Duntsch Wondery

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Search for Dr. Death: Miracle Man to hear the latest season of Dr. Death. A story of trust, betrayal and miracles.

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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Introducing Families Who Kill: The Donut Shop Murders

    Introducing Families Who Kill: The Donut Shop Murders

    In the era of some of the most heinous serial killers of all time — one murderous family went curiously unnoticed: The McCrary’s. Led by a psychopathic patriarch and his cunning son-in-law, this Texas clan roamed the country robbing, kidnapping, and killing up to 20 people, most of them taken from donut shops. “Families who Kill: The Donut Shop Murders” recounts the wild and deeply disturbing story of an unhinged American family and the terrible brutality they unleashed. The podcast features the taped confessions of one of the killers, given when he was serving a life term in Colorado.

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    • 5 min
    The Cast of Dr. Death, Live from Hollywood

    The Cast of Dr. Death, Live from Hollywood

    Reporter and host of Dr. Death, Laura Beil, moderates a panel discussion with the show’s main cast and writer: Joshua Jackson, Christian Slater, AnnaSophia Robb, Grace Gummer, Hubert Point-du-Jour, and showrunner Patrick MacManus.. From a rooftop premiere in Hollywood, they talk about how they captured the story of Dr. Duntsch, and why doctors are the real heroes. All eight episodes of the television series based on the podcast Dr Death are out now on Peacock.

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    • 43 min
    AnnaSophia Robb Meets Michelle Shughart

    AnnaSophia Robb Meets Michelle Shughart

    The television series based on the podcast Dr Death premieres on Peacock on July 15th. For the first time in this episode Dallas District Attorney  Michelle Shughart  meets the actress who plays her in the series, AnnaSophia Robb.The two discuss what this case was like and Shughart’s fight for justice.  

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    • 38 min
    Christian Slater Meets Dr. Randall Kirby

    Christian Slater Meets Dr. Randall Kirby

    The television series based on the podcast "Dr Death" premieres on Peacock on July 15th. For the first time Dr. Randall Kirby sits down for an intimate conversation with the man who plays him on screen, actor Christian Slater. The two discuss how Slater prepared for the role and what the television show got right - right down to the cowboy boots.

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    • 26 min
    "One Great Man"

    "One Great Man"

    You may remember the woman in the infomercial about Dr. Duntsch who admiringly calls him “one great man” and claims “he’ll fix you.” Laura Beil wasn’t able to get in touch with her when she first reported the series. She guessed that the woman must have been a paid actress, or perhaps even the rare patient who had a good result with Dr. Duntsch. But then the woman in the video reached out after hearing her voice in ”Dr. Death.” And the real story turned out to be much stranger. In this special episode, we also hear from a juror who helped deliver the verdict in the trial of Christopher Duntsch.

    An Update: Love and Loyalty

    An Update: Love and Loyalty

    In this special follow-up episode to the first season of Dr Death, Laura Beil revisits the  story of Christopher Duntsch’s best friend. When Jerry Summers needed surgery, he turned to his best friend. But the two buddies ended up living two very different realities. And after becoming paralyzed as a result of his botched surgery, Jerry is finally ready to open about what he went through, who he blames, and what he wants to say to Chris now. If you haven’t already, listen to the first season now, particularly the episode called “Chris and Jerry.” Tap here to see a picture of Jerry with his dog, Stella.

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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
220 Ratings

220 Ratings

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Very intriguing

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Really awesome podcast
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