(In his first book, the GP and popular columnist proves th...)
In his first book, the GP and popular columnist proves the adage about laughter and medicine. He tackles a variety of health issues, from smoking (“the nicotine patch works best when placed directly over the mouth”) to the body mass index (“useless, corrupt, and irrelevant”) and provides sensible, up-to-date advice about commonplace conditions and remedies while poking good-natured fun at his patients, Britney Spears, lawn bowling, and most of all, himself.
Dr. David Hepburn earned his Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada in 1986.
Dr. David Frederick Hepburn served his rotating internship at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in 1987 at Victoria, British Columbia and eventually moved into private practice at NGO.
Dr. David Frederick Hepburn was a Canadian naval surgeon in the Persian Gulf War in 1991. Served as the doctor for the Canadian Armed Forces’ West Coast fleet for three years. He worked as an instructor in NBCW (nuclear, biological, chemical warfare) medical treatment. From 1995 to 1999 he worked at the General Practice department at the Esquimalt Medical Treatment Center.
He was a doctor to the 1996 Olympic Games and marched into the Olympic stadium in Atlanta. He was a medical director of the 1994 Commonwealth Games in gymnastics. Former team doctor to national rugby teams as well as junior and professional. In 1999 he started working at the Yates & Quadra Medical. In 2005 he served as a Clinical Instructor for Nurse Practitioners from B.C., two years later he started working as Clinical Faculty at UBC School of Medicine.
Dr. David is the author of the book Doctor is in (sane) and he also writes columns by the names "Dave Barry of medicine" and the "Patch Adams of the podium" which are published simultaneously in Canada and the United States, as well as a radio show called "WiseQuack.
(In his first book, the GP and popular columnist proves th...)2010