A close relative recently underwent hip replacement at the Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston’s Texas Medical Center. She raved about her surgeon, Dr Richard Kearns. I had the opportunity to sit by her bed while he made his evening rounds (he didn’t know I was a physician until we were introduced at the end of his visit).
These are the qualities seem to make him successful:
He bridged the technical gap that often separates patient and surgeon. He used carefully chosen language
and examples the average person can understand.
*This blog post was originally published at 33 Charts*