Healthy Skeptic, MD

Michael Hochman, MD, MPH

The Health Skeptic, MD Podcast is hosted by primary care doctor Michael Hochman, MD. Dr. Hochman graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Medical School and completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship. He is the author of 50 Studies Every Doctor Should Know and a Deputy Editor of the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Each week, Dr. Hochman distills the health news and interviews experts, aiming to engage the public in health. Sign up for the listserv, follow wherever you listen to Podcasts or on Youtube.

Latest Episodes from Season 2

How to Ensure Dietary Supplements are Safe with Dr. Pieter Cohen

Simplifying Healthcare Through National Health Insurance with Drs. Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein


Do Patients with Heart Disease Get Too Many Stents? With Dr. David Maron


How One School Leader Safely Kept Her School Open During the Pandemic


Finding the “Sweet Spot” for Controlling Pain in Children with Dr. Lorraine Kelley-Quon

Screening for Breast Cancer Past, Present and Future with Dr. Christoph Lee


Is a Glass of Wine a Day Healthy? With Dr. Ken Mukamal


Which Genetic Tests Are Ready for Prime Time? (And Some COVID-19 Musings) with Dr. Vinay Prasad


Rooting Out Bad Incentives in Medicine with MedPage Today’s Kristina Fiore


Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Tonsil Surgery and Ear Tubes in Children with Dr. Nina Shapiro


Is it Necessary to Get Routine Annual Labs? with Dr. Steven Hochman


Should I Take a Daily Cholesterol Medication to Protect my Healthy? with Dr. Rita Redberg