Stuart Mushlin, author of Playing the Ponies and Other Medical Mysteries Solved, was interviewed by guest host Jane Clayson for WBUR’s On Point about the nuances of diagnosis and his approach to humanizing medical practice.
Over his four-decade medical career, Dr. Stuart Mushlin has cracked countless medical mysteries. Putting on his detective hat to figure out an elusive diagnosis when the signs and symptoms point elsewhere: syphilis, leprosy, tuberculosis. He’s seen it all. And seen how medicine has changed over the years. This hour On Point: a veteran physician shares stories of getting to the right diagnosis.
Listen to the interview in full and read an exclusive excerpt from the book on WBUR.org.