Can a doctor care too much ? I think not. This past week I took care of an elderly gentleman who was to say the least a bit disgruntled with life and his current state of health…. He might have proposed a challenge with regard to being loved, but for some endearing reason, he captured my heart like a parent. This made my job a bit more difficult, but overwhelmingly rewarding. Though he was very brittle and frail is an understatement, but I had to remove skin cancer from both legs and keep in a the position of a figurative pretzel. I worried about “breaking” him while curing him. He returned to the office for his first post-operative visit with a smile on his face. Best birthday present so far :-) ...
Dr. Alan Weiss