“Dr. Oren Gottfried helps roughly 2,000 patients each year but his work outside the hospital walls is allowing him to reach millions of more people.”
“Yes, Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) and his fellow physicians on The Good Doctor are at the top of their game.”
“Ever wonder if the medical situations on hit television shows are accurate?”
“I was extremely lucky to be able to interview Dr Oren Gottfried MD, a Professor of Neurosurgery at Duke University! We discuss his training as a neurosurgeon, his attitudes with regards perceptions of neurosurgeons around the world and his advice for the young aspiring neurosurgeons out there (among other things, of course).”
Dr. Josh Belfer speaks with Dr. Oren Gottfried, a neurosurgeon who serves as a medical advisor and writer for medical television shows. In part 1, we talk about Dr. Gottfried’s work on shows like The Good Doctor and Chicago Med, the similarities between an operating room and a writers’ room, and the craziest questions he’s been asked on set!
Dr. Josh Belfer continues his discussion with Dr. Oren Gottfried, a neurosurgeon who serves as a medical advisor and writer for medical television shows. They speak about Dr. Gottfried’s foray into acting, his thoughts on medical television shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Scrubs, and play a game of “Explain Your Tweet!”
Dr. Gottfried of Duke Neurosurgery shares advice on approaching interviews with enthusiasm, asking thoughtful questions, and prioritizing relationships with patients.
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-Dr. Oren Gottfried