When Physician Becomes Patient, Valuable Lessons Emerge

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS
Published: Saturday, Aug 10, 2019
Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS

Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS

For close to 62 years, I have managed to stay healthy enough to keep clear of being on the receiving end in the operating theater. My hopes were to be that rare individual who went through life never having to see the sharp end of a Bard-Parker scalpel. That fantasy is about to come to an abrupt end, as I am scheduled to undergo a total hip replacement to eliminate this unrelenting pain that has plagued me now for 5 weeks, despite many temporizing maneuvers. Through it all, I have gained some valuable insights I thought worth sharing.
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