Close to Home by John McPherson

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  1. exoticdoc2

    exoticdoc2 said, over 2 years ago

    They all have to do their first operation sometime. The real worry would be if he were in there alone.

  2. cdward

    cdward said, over 2 years ago


    I think the real worry is that the patient is awake while the surgeon is coming at him with a scalpel.

  3. halibaitor

    halibaitor said, over 2 years ago

    Well, I found out a while back why the surgeons all wear those masks. It’s so you won’t know who to sue…

  4. Jeff0811

    Jeff0811 said, over 2 years ago

    I’ve heard it said that beginning surgeons practice on cadavers. Whether that is true or not, I don’t know.

  5. stomps

    stomps said, over 2 years ago

    It’s not rocket surgery…

  6. jrep

    jrep said, over 2 years ago

    Most likely this is one of the few to have signed up for ObamaCare. Good Luck!

  7. OldestandWisest

    OldestandWisest said, over 2 years ago

    There is a story about a guy who was told by a surgeon that an operation would cost him $10,000. When asked if he could do it any cheaper, the surgeon replied, “Certainly, for $10,000 I use my new instruments and my old assistants. For $5,000 I can do it with my old instruments and my new assistants!”

  8. BobBlumenfeld

    BobBlumenfeld said, over 2 years ago

    @Tom Wright

    Which is highly illegal.

  9. water_moon

    water_moon said, over 2 years ago


    you have to be awake for many types of brain surgery, so they can see how you react when they poke at it.

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