Oh, yes. Drs, dentists, optometrists, plumbers, car mechanics. Our local car dealership has a batch of “wet behind the ears” kid mechanics who hardly know how to do anything. Whatever happened to mentors?
Or pass before you.
And it’s a bitch finding a replacement!
Recently I made an appointment with a urologist, and the gal on the phone asked me, after apologizing for having to ask the question, what my race was.
I answered, “Indianapolis 500.”
The silent pause from her was deafening…
Retire? No, but they do seem to be getting younger. It takes a bit of adjustment since doctors were always ‘older’ gentlemen when I was growing up.
If you’re a plugger on Medicare you may have trouble finding a doctor who will take you as a patient.
Gary Brookins and Susie MacNelly
June 10, 2017
May 20, 2021