List of famous inspirational quotations by Abraham Verghese on topics like health, important, consult
We know the average American physician interrupts their patient in 14 seconds.
The most important innovation in medicine to come in the next 10 years: the power of the human hand.
No matter what ailed you, you went to see the barber surgeon who wound up cupping you, bleeding you, purging you. And, oh yes, if you wanted, he would give you a haircut and pull your tooth while he was at it.
I joke, but I only half joke, that if you come to one of our hospitals missing a limb, no one will believe you till they get a CAT scan, MRI or orthopedic consult.
About Abraham Verghese
4 Abraham Verghese sayings
Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, is Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.Born of Indian parents who were teachers in Ethiopia, he grew up near Addis Ababa and began his medical training there.