If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret.
Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the award-winning series “Dr Death.”
Click to listen to Dr. Death Season 2: wondery.fm/DrDeathS2_Shrink
This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
If you're an avid podcast listener. Like me, you ve probably listen to the show doktor death when it came out in twenty eighteen. It shocked
listeners by shining, a light on the story of Doktor, Dutch and the system failures.
Allowed him to maim and kill. Thirty three patients in Texas, now in twenty twenty journalist and host Laura Beale, is back with a new story about a doctor who sacrificed his patients, health for personal profit, a doctor who had over five hundred victims before being stopped by the FBI, a doctor who deserves the name given to him by his victims, doktor death season to explore the story of Doktor ferried Fatah
who, for years, diagnose thousands of patients with cancer and is one of the most well respected oncologists in Michigan. They believed him. They believed him when he told them they needed chemotherapy and they believed he could save their lives. But he was lying about everything I'm about to play you a brief clip from the show, but while you're listening
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Feeling well anyway,
go away a little fatigue. Some aching is
a loved one. Tells you go see a doctor, so ok,
you go to your doctor and you get some blood work done when there is
I'll come back. There are few questions, your dog
I recommend you go see a specialist, my internal medicine actors at you. I set my mom
to him. Is world renowned, Sloan Chattering, graduate a specialist who cares whose attend
You know you had these very soulful eyes located in a state of the art inviting office. It was a beautiful
building a beautiful
Office said: had this lovely healing garden attached to it, the
Doctor takes one look at your lab work. He makes a face and then he says three of the most horrifying words a patient can hear. You have cancer,
your devastated, but
We are also grateful because
you believe you caught it early and you're being
Treated by the best, I would say that he is.
The occasion and experience in Michigan is unparalleled. Suck
no doctor for Red Fatah is a leading afforded the treatment of cancer in the. U S, close attention cutting edge treatments back here as then, and now the staff is warming friendly care and carrying has just been amazing. All thanks to doktor varied Fatah thanked her fathers, just God said, should be those that refers
but fortunately it will turn out there.
Only one, because after months of appointments, our spending, chemo chairs poison, pumping through your veins, accepting that you might not survive. You learn something that you can barely comprehend. You don't have cancer, you never did, and you are not the only one.
From wondering I'm Laura Deal, and this is season two of doctors
the first season of doktor dead came out, we ve received hundreds of tips about doctors, have abused or medical system. I still,
A few every week
on season to weave investigated. The story that people have ask is about more than any other.
About one doktor in Michigan human.
Depopulated the system to terrifying ends and
hundreds of lives at risk to hear the whole story.
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Transcript generated on 2020-11-18.