Mon. Sep 27th, 2021

Maryal has another great podcast and this time with Dr. Natalie Gentile, who just happened to do a DPC In 3. Here is the summary from My DPC Story:

Dr. Natalie Gentile is board-certified in both Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine.

She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, attending Mt. Lebanon High School and St. Vincent College. She then completed her medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Her Family Medicine residency was completed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where she practiced as an attending physician before moving back to Pittsburgh.

She is the proud wife of Amir and mama to their son, Luca, and daughter, Leyla.

She opened Gentile Family Direct Primary Care in September of 2019.

In her interview, she talks about how important it is to be vulnerable as a DPC Physician, mother and wife and how this strengthens her practice and has helped it grow. She shares about how collectively, the DPC Physicians around Pittsburgh, PA have come together to support each other, especially through this pandemic, as the Direct Care Physicians of Pittsburgh. She has also discusses how she has incorporated her lifelong passion for prevention and wellness and how this grew to include her involvement with the Walk At Home movement!

You can find the podcast here:

https://www.mydpcstory.com/post/episode-28-dr-natalie-gentile-of-gentile-family-direct-primary-care

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By Doug Farrago

Douglas Farrago MD is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Douglas Farrago, MD received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Virginia in 1987, his Masters of Education degree in the area of Exercise Science from the University of Houston in 1990, and his Medical Degree from the University of Texas at Houston in 1994. His residency training occurred way up north at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine. In his final year, he was elected Chief Resident by his peers. Dr. Farrago has practiced family medicine for twenty-three years, first in Auburn, Maine and now in Forest, Virginia. He founded Forest Direct Primary Care in 2014, which quickly filled in 18 months. Dr. Farrago still blogs every day on his website Authenticmedicine.com and lectures worldwide about the present crisis in our healthcare system and the effect it has on the doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Farrago’s has written three books on direct primary care: The Official Guide to Starting Your Own Direct Primary Care Practice, The Direct Primary Care Doctor’s Daily Motivational Journal and Slowing the Churn in Direct Primary Care (While Also Keeping Your Sanity) are all best sellers in this genre. He is a leading expert in direct primary care model and lectures medical students, residents, and doctors on how to start their own DPC practice. He retired from clinical medicine in October, 2020.

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