Dr. Death

Dr. Death

Published by: Wondery

37 Episodes | First Released: Aug 22 '18 | 🇺🇸

We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system.


Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away.


But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect?


From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.



Dr. Death is hosted by: Laura Beil
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Emmiecarrot
Aug 6
Rating:   10
Wow!

Wow! Just wow!A fantastic podcast

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lilreckr3434
Aug 4
Rating:   10
Great Podcast

This was one of my first podcasts ever and I was pleasantly surprised by how engaging it was without visuals! I highly recommend this podcast :)

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Terash rash
Aug 3
Rating:   10
Insane!

This is the first time ever I listen to a story twice! It’s that good

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zombie_8_brains
Jul 30
Rating:   10
Favorite podcast

Sooo interesting, I’ve listened many times 🔂

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PowerUp Lover
Jul 29
Rating:   10
SO GOOD

This is so interesting and informational, wish it was longer (but glad it’s not bc that would mean more people were hurt). ;)

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daniijanee1
Jul 27
Rating:   10
Omg

Soooooo amazing!!!! This was great!!!!!!

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regorkiskrogerbackwards
Jul 26
Rating:   10
Cu

Thanks sx you u ughjlpta

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carol1463
Jul 25
Rating:   10
Medical field protects

Their own butts! Hell with ppls lives !!

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carma1969
Jul 25
Rating:   10
Shocking and truly eye opening!

As shocking as this real life story is the real shocker comes at the end.

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Biblitoque
Jul 21
Rating:   10
Wow!

Excellent and oh so scary!

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Caitybird11
Jul 21
Rating:   10
Amazing

Must listen! This is one of the best podcasts of all time! I can’t recommend this enough. I didn’t listen to the hype at first, but I sincerely regret not listening to this sooner. WARNING: Anyone who has had a medical procedure gone wrong should stay away from this podcast in case it triggers their PTSD. Thanks!

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Conversano2005
Jul 21
Rating:   10
Wonderfully creepy

A very chilling tale that hits close to home. Wonderful!

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Kgrondin
Jul 19
Rating:   10
Great presentation! Fascinating & horrifying

WOW!! I had not heard of this story until my friend (who is a physician) recommended this to me.I started listening to it at the beginning of a 17 hour drive and never got tired of it. The presentation is fantastic! Though the injuries and deaths are absolutely tragic, as a healthcare provider, I found the failures in reporting and the lackadaisical state medical board to be horrifying. Kudos to the physicians involved in stopping this surgeon!!Very informative, and I hope lessons have been learned!

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jevanye
Jul 14
Rating:   10
GREAT storytellng of a unique case

I typically only listen to weekly true crime podcasts instead of podcasts that cover one case over several episodes. They usually stretch a case so thin its boring. Not this one. The host is a great storyteller and has a great new topic to hone in on each episode. At 6 episodes, its not too long but tells the story perfectly. Also, very well produced.

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PaoB123
Jul 13
Rating:   10
Thrilling and engaging

Well produced podcasts with valid resources. If you like investigative murder series. This is the one podcast you need to listen to.

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Sarai Ordonez
Jul 6
Rating:   10
I need more!!

Completely binged the season. I love the story telling. Thank you for helping me get through a boring, stay at home work day!

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FunkyBananaFruit
Jul 4
Rating:   10
Thank you!

This happens a lot more than most people think in the medical field. Thank you for not only exposing the man in this, but also for exposing that just because something looks legitimate doesn’t mean it is. Always research before making a final decision!

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BethECD
Jul 4
Rating:   10
Amazing

Laura Beil is an amazing truth teller. The gentle way she unfolds details of these life and death stories is gripping and important. I hope Laura keeps this up and gets the support she needs so we understand and see what we can’t see holistically due to the nature our myopic lives.

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TAP2TAC
Jul 1
Rating:   10
Just WOW

Dr Death had me hooked at the first episode. It was well written, composed, narrated, and edited. Beautiful work for a horrifying story.

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"Nagale"
Jun 30
Rating:   10
WOW

Thank god for Dr. Henderson and Dr. Kirby! This story is CRAZY, it will make a person have serious doubts in the one place you are supposed to trust and feel safe, YOUR DR. I hope to hell things have changed but I’m not gonna bet on it!

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