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The Get Healthy 360 Podcast

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Listen in as Kris Ferguson MD interviews Doctors, patients, and health care professionals about health related topics. It's in depth, informative, and often personal. It's everything you ever wanted to know about your physical, mental, psychological, and spiritual well being.www.gethealthy360.comfac… read more

138 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

EP 138 - Chronic Pain Medicine in the US and Canada - Dr. Michael CT Wansbrough

September 2nd, 2022

56:10

Pain physician Dr. Michael CT Wansbrough joins the GH360 podcast.  In this Episode Dr. Wansbrough and Dr. Ferguson discuss treatment options for chronic pain, differences in how pain medicine is practiced in the US and …

EP 137 - Treating Parkinson's with Neuromodulation - Ahmed Raslan, MD, FAANS

April 28th, 2022

49:12

Deep Brain Stimulation, also knows as Neuromodulation, is a revolutionary treatment method for Parkinson's.  Neurosurgeon Dr. Ahmed Raslan explains …

EP 136 - Rene Rodriguez - Effective Leadership

March 2nd, 2022

1:06:38

Dr. Ferguson sits down with two time Ted-X speaker Rene Rodriguez to speak about leadership.  What makes an effective leader?  How do leaders connect with those they wish to lead?  How does a leader affect change?  A …

EP135 - Cancer Pain Management - Hemant Kalia MD

November 24th, 2021

1:00:58

Kris Ferguson MD welcomes Hemant Kalia MD to the Get Healthy Podcast.  Dr. Kalia specializes in interventional spine and cancer pain management with …

EP134 - Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction - Alaa A. Abd-Elsayed MD MPH

November 14th, 2021

16:28

Renowned expert Dr. Al joins the Get Healthy 360 Podcast to discuss the latest treatments related to sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and associated discomfort such as lower back pain.  Dr. Al discusses the treatment plans …

EP133 - Doctors who work out - Steven Falowski, M.D.

September 25th, 2021

22:56

How do doctors build muscle when they hit the gym?  Listen in as neurosurgeon Steven Falowski, MD, shares his bodybuilding secrets.  He works full …

EP132 - Spinal Cord Stimulation - Dr. Warren M. Grill

August 16th, 2021

39:19

Two pain specialists discuss the latest research in spinal cord stimulation, and how it can be used to treat chronic pain.  Kris Ferguson, MD …

EP131 - An inside view into the opioid epidemic and pain relief - Andrea Trescot, MD

June 24th, 2021

1:08:58

Renowned pain specialist and opioid expert, Andrea Trescot, MD, shares her insights on the opioid epidemic, her frustrations with existing government guidelines, as well as personal stories of how pain relief can …

EP130 - What should I feed my kids? - Kacie Barnes, MCN, RDN, LD

May 29th, 2021

46:16

Few things frustrate parents more than the question of "What should I feed my kids???".  Listen to a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist offer up tips …

EP129 - Lessons from a CEO - Sudhir Aggarwal

May 17th, 2021

29:48

Sudhir Aggarwal shares the lessons he has learned from his long career in finance and management.  Through being a CEO at various companies, Sudhir has developed key insights into management, partnerships, investing, …

EP128 - Headache Special Part 3 - Tension Headaches - Alexander Feoktistov MD, PhD

March 26th, 2021

44:15

This is the third and final episode of our three part special on headaches with renowned headache specialist Alexander Feoktistov MD, PhD.  This episode focuses on tension headaches.  What are tension headaches and how …

EP127 - Headache Special Part 2 - Migraines - Alexander Feoktistov MD, PhD

March 19th, 2021

1:30:43

This is the second episode of our three part special on headaches with renowned headache specialist Alexander Feoktistov MD, PhD.  In this episode, …

EP126 - Headache Special Part 1 - Alexander Feoktistov MD, PhD

March 6th, 2021

43:13

This is the first episode of our three part special on headaches with renowned headache specialist Alexander Feoktistov MD, PhD.  Dr. Feoktistov discusses common causes of headaches, process of correct diagnosis, and …

EP125 - Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques - Erik Dalton PhD

February 15th, 2021

40:27

The Get Healthy 360 Podcast welcomes Erik Dalton, who became famous for his “Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques” (MAT), which helps people live a life free from pain.  Dalton combines elements from massage therapy, …

EP124 - Yoga, Motivation, and Finding Your Calling in Life - Ingrid Yang, MD, JD

February 5th, 2021

54:52

The Get Healthy 360 Podcast welcomes Ingrid Yang to the show.  Dr. Yang is a doctor, lawyer, jazz singer, author, and yoga teacher.  Dr. Yang and Dr. Kris Ferguson discuss the source of the incredible motivation that …

EP123 - Jon S. Rennie - Leadership Lessons from a Submarine

January 24th, 2021

1:04:25

Dr. Kris Ferguson welcomes Jon S. Rennie to the Get Healthy 360 Podcast.  Jon shares his life story, and the lessons he has learned from being an …

EP122 - The Opioid Epidemic and Government Intervention - Jeffrey A Singer MD

January 16th, 2021

58:05

While the news cycle is focused on Covid-19, there is another epidemic sweeping America. Drug overdose deaths continue to rise and a fresh perspective is urgently needed.  Two experts in the field, Jeffrey A. Singer, …

EP121 - Inside the Supreme Court - Ilya Shapiro, author

January 9th, 2021

1:05:08

Famed legal expert and author Ilya Shapiro joins Dr. Kris Ferguson on this episode of the Get Healthy 360 Podcast to discuss the history, rules, and …

EP120 - Hip Replacement Surgery 101 - Dustin Schuett, DO

January 4th, 2021

27:09

Returning guest, Dustin Schuett, DO, explains the ins and outs of hip replacement surgery.  Did you know that hip replacements are more successful …

EP 119 - Being a black doctor in America - Nicole Washington, D.O., MPH

December 21st, 2020

53:56

Dr. Nicole Washington expounds on the challenges and surprises she faces as a black doctor practicing in Oklahoma.  She touches on her day-to-day …

EP118 - Mayor of Wausau, WI - Katie Rosenberg

December 16th, 2020

45:45

How does one become a mayor of a town?  What does a mayor do?  And is there such a thing as Mayor school?  Listen to this interview with Katie …

EP117 - Joseph Heller - Startup Investing

December 8th, 2020

1:31:51

Joseph Heller, founder and CEO of thestudio.com, talks about his inspiring entrepreneurial journey.  From humble beginnings, to successfully starting …

EP116 - The latest on Covid, Masks, and Vaccines - Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding

November 28th, 2020

38:32

Epidemiologist Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding speaks with Kris Ferguson, MD on the latest Coronavirus wave, the efficacy of masks, and the latest info on Covid …

EP115 - Reflections on being raised by a single mom and growing up poor - Haleigh Prather

November 26th, 2020

44:57

Haleigh Prather is currently studying to become a doctor, but her future didn't always seem so bright. Estranged from her father, Haleigh was raised by a single mother under modest circumstances. Haleigh expounds on her …

EP114 - Health Insurance and the Supreme Court - Amol Soin, MD, MBA

November 14th, 2020

57:21

Triple board certified Amol Soin, MD, MBA discusses health care, health insurance options, and how the current Supreme Court battle may impact the …

EP113 - Religion and Spirituality in Times of Pain and Hardship - Daniel Brereton

November 7th, 2020

1:10:56

Reverend Daniel Brereton talks to Kris Ferguson, MD, about the intersection of religion, spirituality, and everyday life.  Daniel offers advice on pain, suffering, relationships, love, pets, and much more.  Don't miss …

EP112 - Overcoming ADHD and Dyslexia to Find Success - Hugh Carnahan

October 23rd, 2020

1:09:44

This is a great American story of overcoming adversity and finding success.  Hugh Carnahan struggled with ADHD and dyslexia growing up yet found his …

EP111 - Go Out and VOTE! - Kelda Helen Roys - Wisconsin State Senator-elect

October 2nd, 2020

58:00

Kelda Roys, Wisconsin State Senator, joins Dr. Kris Ferguson on this episode of the Get Healthy podcast to talk all things politics.  They discuss …

EP110 - Breast Cancer Insights - VK Gadi, MD PhD

September 30th, 2020

1:19:39

Breast cancer specialist, V.K. Gadi, MD, PhD explains the latest treatment options for breast cancer. Which treatments work best? What should one do …

EP109 - Financial Planning for the top 1 percent - Aaron Lewis

September 13th, 2020

25:22

There is no secret to financial planning.  The top 1% use a financial planner like the rest of us do.  Aaron Lewis, MD, is an anesthesiologist who is …

EP108 - Overcoming ADD and having a successful strategy in life - Josh Barnett

September 4th, 2020

41:24

Josh Barnett struggled in school as a youngster and struggled in the job market as an adult until he found his groove.  Josh and Kris talk about …

EP107 - Use Your Story to Heal Your Life - Sally Lou Loveman

August 25th, 2020

1:01:52

Sally Lou Loveman is the former audience producer for “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and she shares her personal struggles and triumphs since the show ended in 2011. Sally Lou discusses her marriage problems, financial woes, …

EP106 - Overcoming adversity and Maintaining a Positive Outlook - Tahani Aburaneh

August 15th, 2020

1:04:48

A true rags to riches story, Tahani Aburaneh talks about growing up in a refugee camp, being forced into an arranged marriage at fifteen, and moving to a new country. Many years later, as a single mother with two young …

EP105 - Immigration Law - John T. Medeiros

August 10th, 2020

1:20:55

Immigration lawyer John T. Medeiros discusses immigration topics, some of the laws and misunderstandings surrounding immigration, and the current …

EP104 - Don't Compete, Create! The man who has done it all - Maurice Philogene

August 3rd, 2020

1:06:29

Maurice Philogene has done it all.  He has served in the Air Force, has been a senior executive at Accenture, has been a successful real estate …

EP103 - Guided Meditation - Poorvi Shah, D.O.

August 2nd, 2020

13:26

If you ever wanted to try meditation, or take part in a professionally guided meditation, here is your chance!  Poorvi Shah, D.O., leads meditation …

EP102 - Anxiety, Meditation, and Diet - Poorvi Shah, D.O.

July 29th, 2020

50:27

Meditation and diet choices have been shown to have a positive impact on anxiety and stress. Poorvi Shah, D.O., and Kris Ferguson, M.D. talk about the options patients have to lower levels of hypertension, obesity, …

EP101 - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion - Alec Baulding

July 23rd, 2020

52:41

Champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) competitor Alec Baulding speaks with Dr. Kris Ferguson about why he chose Jiu Jitsu, how the sport has changed his …

EP100 - The Health Benefits of Running - Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD

July 18th, 2020

40:55

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD talks about how she discovered running, how running has changed her life, and what it took to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Twice. Dr. Gutierrez gives advice on training, diet, and how …

EP99 - ER Medicine, Covid, and Race - Joshua Mugele, MD

July 13th, 2020

35:32

Joshua Mugele, MD sits down with Kris Ferguson, MD, to speak about ER Medicine, Running an ER Residency program, the impact of Covid on life in the ER, and how America's current discussion on race fits into medicine. …

EP 98 - Green Beret Doctor - David Williams, MD

July 7th, 2020

1:12:22

David Williams, MD served as a Green Beret for 10 years and is now an ER physician. Dr. Williams discusses his experiences as a Green Beret, as an ER physician, and as a parent. How does one become a Green Beret? What …

EP97 - Dustin Schuett, DO - Knee Replacement Surgery

July 4th, 2020

40:43

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Dustin Schuett talks about knee surgery, knee replacement, and common ailments of knees and other joints.  Why are knee …

EP96 - The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in Corporate America

June 28th, 2020

48:04

Renee Matthews, MD and Kris Ferguson, MD discuss the importance of racially appropriate corporate messaging.  Dr. Matthews reflects on her personal …

EP95 - Neel D. Mehta - Pain Treatment with Low Dose Naltrexone

June 19th, 2020

22:35

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) has proven surprisingly effective in the treatment of chronic pain, so why have so few people heard about it?  Neel Mehta, MD and Kris Ferguson, MD discuss how this medication is helping …

EP94 - Non-surgical Options to Treat Obesity - Rocio Salas-Whalen, MD

June 15th, 2020

30:08

Endocrinologist Rocio Salas-Whalen, MD, discusses the treatment options for Obesity and offers advice on a healhty diet. Did you know that medication …

EP93 - Eugene Vovchuk - When a doctor contracts Covid-19

June 3rd, 2020

14:31

The doctor became the patient when Eugene Vovchuk, M.D. came down with Covid-19.  An anesthesiologist and critical care physician in Michigan, Dr. …

EP92 - Cory Fawcett - The Real Estate Doctor

May 29th, 2020

1:04:54

Surgeon, real estate guru, and personal finance coach Cory Fawcett, MD, joins Kris Ferguson, MD, on the Get Healthy 360 Podcast to discuss the ins and outs of real estate investment and financial well being.  Dr. …

EP91 - We accept the life we think we deserve - Ellie’s journey

May 25th, 2020

36:20

Ellie Perlman is the embodiment of the American Dream. Born into poverty, she overcame every obstacle life threw at her as she scaled the heights of personal success. Ellie discusses relationships, having a vision, …

EP90 - Why Pageants Matter - Breanne Flatter

May 19th, 2020

27:35

Kris Ferguson MD speaks with Breanne Flatter about how Pageants have evolved, why they are important, and why they are relevant in today's society. …

EP89 - Circumcision and Pediatric Urology - Rajeev Chaudhry MD

May 7th, 2020

43:55

Pediatric urologist Rajeev Chaudhry, MD discusses pediatric urology and circumcision. Under what conditions would a pediatric urologist recommend …

EP 88 - Breast Reconstruction After Cancer - Dr. Chrysopoulo

April 28th, 2020

30:05

Breast reconstruction offers real hope and real options following breast cancer and mastectomy.  Plastic surgeon Dr. Chrysopoulo (Dr "C") explains …

EP87 Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Jordanna Quinn

April 17th, 2020

21:21

Physical Medicine, rehabilitation, and regenerative medicine specialist Dr. Jordanna Quinn joins Kris Ferguson on this episode of the Get Healthy 360 podcast to talk about injuries that can make you numb such as knee …

EP86 - Advances in Pelvic Pain Management - Dr. Kapural

April 9th, 2020

48:09

Renowned pain physician, Dr. Leonardo Kapural, is a returning guest in this episode of the Get Healthy 360 Podcast to talk about advances in pelvic …

EP 85 - Being an ICU Doctor during the Covid epidemic - Dr. Sam Kais, Dearborn Michigan

April 3rd, 2020

49:17

Hear an Intensive Care Unit physician describe what it's like to work in a hospital during the Covid epidemic.  Dr. Sam Kais is on the front lines at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn Michigan doing everything he can to …

EP84 - Ear Reshaping with Inessa Fishman, MD

April 1st, 2020

33:55

Renowned facial plastic surgeon, Inessa Fishman MD, explains "ear reshaping", also referred to as otoplasty, whereby the shape of an ear can be altered through plastic surgery. How does this procedure work? Who is …

EP83 - Alberta losing doctors amid corona virus outbreak due to government cuts - Dr. John Julyan-Gudgeon

March 21st, 2020

1:05:12

Canada often considers its health care system to be the best in the world, but what will happen when that system starts running out of money due to government spending cuts? Alberta family physician Dr. John …

EP82 - Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - from Kelly Cawcutt, MD

March 16th, 2020

18:39

Kelly A Cawcutt MD is back for her 2nd interview in as many weeks to give us the latest Coronavirus COVID-19 updates from the front lines.  Dr. Cawcutt is an infectious disease and critical care specialist who outlines …

EP 81 - Chronic Abdominal Pain - Treatments and Solutions with Dr. Leonardo Kapural

March 15th, 2020

37:00

If you experience abdominal pain that lasts over three months, it may be considered chronic. Chronic pain is prevalent, as the CDC estimates that as …

EP80 - Why is health care so expensive? - Part 2 - Marion Mass, MD

March 9th, 2020

51:28

Marion Mass MD returns for Part 2 of our series on healthcare economics, and explores why health care costs are rising faster than college tuition. …

EP79 - Getting Real about the Coronavirus - Kelly A Cawcutt, MD

February 29th, 2020

44:37

Two doctors get real about the Coronavirus in this episode of the GetHealthy360 podcast. When would they stop sending their kids to school? Would …

EP78 - Coronavirus COVID-19 - Uzma Syed, MD

February 26th, 2020

39:38

Infectious disease specialist Uzma Syed, MD talks to us about the Coronavirus, aka COVID-19. What we need to know, what we should and shouldn't worry …

EP77 - Healthcare cost drivers - Marion Mass, MD

February 17th, 2020

1:22:45

America blames insurance companies, pharma and physicians for rising health care costs, but the reality is more complex and frightening.  74% of healthcare costs are attributed to 'Administrative Expenses'.  By …

EP76 - The Pentad of Disorders - Linda Bluestein, MD

February 9th, 2020

1:01:25

In this episode of the Get Healthy Podcast, Linda Bluestein MD explains the "Pentad" of disorders.  Pentad means 'five', and these are 'five' disorders that seem to be connected in many patients.  If a patient has one …

EP75 - ED and Men's Reproductive Health with Aaron Grotas, MD

February 3rd, 2020

39:53

In this episode of the Get Healthy 360 Podcast, Dr. Ferguson speaks with urologist Aaron Grotas, MD about ED and men's reproductive health. …

EP74 - Food Allergen Desensitization - Sakina Bajowala, MD

January 22nd, 2020

32:50

If you or someone you love is living with a serious food allergy, you need to listen to this episode.  Sakina Bajowala, MD discusses Food Allergen Desensitization.  Essentially an allergy management method where a …

Episode 73 - Breast Cancer and Sexual Health - Dr. Becky Lynn

January 15th, 2020

38:31

Becky Lynn, MD returns to the Get Healthy 360 Podcast.  Dr. Lynn and Dr. Ferguson discuss women's health during and post-menopause.  Topics include breast cancer, sexual health, relationships and other topics relevant …

Episode 72 - Back pain relief and spinal cord stimulators - Dr. Steve Falowski

January 12th, 2020

29:47

If you or someone you know is living with chronic pain, there is definitely hope for effective pain relief. Dr. Ferguson hosts returning guest Dr. …

Episode 71 - Julie Ramos, MD - Hypertension and Lifestyle changes

January 5th, 2020

37:14

Cardiologist and Health Coach Julie Ramos MD discusses why most patients prefer pills over lifestyle changes, even when a lifestyle change is the …

Episode 70 - Acute Pain vs Chronic Pain - Jessica Stern PhD

November 9th, 2019

38:10

Acute pain is a symptom, chronic pain is a condition.  But what does that mean exactly?  How long does acute pain last and under what conditions can acute pain become chronic?  Dr. Ferguson interviews returning guest …

Episode 69 - Anu and Hema Kathiresan - Egg Freezing 101

October 27th, 2019

36:59

Hema and her sister Dr. Anu Kathiresan, MD, speak about the practicalities of freezing one's eggs.  What is the recommended age, how how much it …

Episode 68 - Joshua Wiedermann MD - Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist in Africa

October 12th, 2019

27:21

Joshua Wiedermann MD lives and practices in Mekelle, Ethiopia.   In this inspiring interview, Dr. Wiedermann tells Dr. Ferguson about the daily challenges and rewards of living and practicing medicine in Ethiopia. …

Episode 67 - Battling Cancer with Shikha Jain, MD

September 1st, 2019

37:46

Finding out you or someone you love has cancer can be a confusing and traumatic experience.  Gastrointestinal oncologist Dr. Shikha Jain offers her …

Episode 66 - Baby Abby - Congenital Heart Dad

August 24th, 2019

51:56

The doctor spent over an hour analyzing my baby's heart during the 31-week ultrasound.  This was our second child and I knew something was not right. …

Episode 65 - Steven Falowski MD - Backpain Specialist

July 25th, 2019

36:08

Everyone experiences back pain now and then.  But are you aware of the latest procedures that are being used to treat back pain?

Topics covered include:

- What is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, also known as LSS?
- How can …

Episode 64 - Anu Kathiresan MD - Just how do they freeze eggs and sperm ?

July 17th, 2019

13:20

Ever wonder how human eggs and sperm are frozen?  Who is the ideal candidate for such a procedure?  What are its risks and benefits?

Reproductive specialist and returning guest Anu Kathiresan, MD explains how the …

Episode 63 - Kumkum Sarkar Patel, MD - Your First Contract Negotiation

July 7th, 2019

20:07

What mistakes do young professionals make when negotiating their first contract?  
When do you bring up parental benefits during the contract …

Episode 62 - The Ugly Truth Behind Sex Trafficking in America

June 30th, 2019

1:48:26

Human trafficking is much closer to home than you may think.  Girls as young as twelve from small towns to large cities across the US are routinely …

Episode 61 - Crystal Beal, MD - Specializing in Queer Issues

June 23rd, 2019

31:41

Crystal Beal, MD is a practicing family physician who self identifies as queer.  Dr. Beal helps explain many of the terms, norms, and realities that affect the LGBTQQIAAP2S community in the context of healthcare.

Dr. …

Episode 60 - Gretchen LaSalle, MD - Vaccines and why we need them

June 12th, 2019

44:46

Why are measles making a comeback and how worried should you be?  


Are children the innocent victims of our society's vaccine debate?


What is herd …

Episode 59 - Ben Solheim - What Exactly Is a Physical Therapist ?

June 6th, 2019

30:36

Just what exactly is a Physical Therapist and what do they do?  How well trained are they and when should I seek one out?


This episode of the Get …

Episode 58 - Bo Aucoin - Deciding to Change One's Gender

May 30th, 2019

1:46:39

What drives individuals to consider changing their gender?  How does it impact their life, and the lives of their loved ones?


Bo Aucoin is undergoing gender reassignment treatment.  After 30+ years of being known as a …

Episode 57 - Lara Sando, Ph.D. - Is my child suffering from separation anxiety?

May 23rd, 2019

1:02:04

Why is my son throwing a tantrum?  Why doesn't my daughter listen to me?  Should I be concerned about my toddler's behavior, or is he just craving …

Episode 56 - Alex Filipski, DO - A physician's perspective on Dying

May 18th, 2019

21:32

Alexander Filipski, DO, offers a unique perspective on patients in the terminal phase of their illness.  


How do doctors comfort the patients who have recently learned that they only have months to live?  How do …

Episode 55 - Adam B. Hill, MD - Caregiver Mental Health, Addiction, and Recovery

May 2nd, 2019

43:43

When doctors struggle with mental health, stress, and suicidal thoughts, who they turn to?  Adam Hill, MD, shares his deeply personal story of mental health challenges, addiction, and recovery.  Dr. Hill reminds us that …

Episode 54 - Jessica Stern PhD - Anxiety Disorders - It's more common than you think!

April 27th, 2019

58:59

Do you suffer from Anxiety?  Is it something you should worry about?  What is a healthy level of anxiety and when does it start to impair your …

Episode 53 - William Pullen - Dynamic Running Therapy

April 20th, 2019

40:15

Imagine an accessible way to overcome anxiety, depression, obesity, and addiction while increasing motivation and self awareness.   Famous …

Episode 52 - Anu Kathiresan, MD - IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology

April 17th, 2019

26:32

Ever wonder how IVF works?  How can couples ensure their children don't inherit genetic disorders?  Can women in their 40's successfully conceive? …

Episode 51 - Neil Paulvin, MD - Treating Lyme Disease

April 16th, 2019

28:02

Lyme disease affects over 200,000 Americans each year and is present in all 50 states.  It's often difficult to diagnose and even more difficult to …

Episode 50 - Tim Deer, MD - Pain Doctor Extraordinaire - An inspirational and motivational interview

April 11th, 2019

33:49

How do you train for a 130-mile marathon, publish textbooks, preside over medical societies, organize medical conferences, practice medicine, and be a family man all at the same time?  

Kris Ferguson, MD interviews the …

Episode 49 - Free N Hess, MD - Pediatrician - Child Safety

April 6th, 2019

1:05:35

Children being hurt by falling furniture, internet predators, co-sleeping, you name it.  This pediatrician has seen it all!  

Free N Hess, MD sits down with Kris Ferguson, MD to discuss child safety.  As a pediatrician, …

Episode 48 - Aaron Lapointe - Overcoming Limitations in Jiu-Jitsu and Life

April 4th, 2019

35:23

Despite having a fully paralyzed right arm, Aaron Lapointe has obtained black belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo.  In this episode of the Get …

Episode 47 - Suzy Feigofsky, MD - Syncope Atrial Fibrillation

March 28th, 2019

42:41

Cardiologist Suzy Feigofsky, MD explains Syncope Atrial Fibrilliation.   "Syncope" refers to fainting, and "Atrial Fibrillation" refers to an …

Episode 46 - Marion Mass MD - Physicians Fighting to Lower Drug Prices

March 25th, 2019

46:47

Marion Mass MD explains why drug prices are so high and she also discusses how a team of physicians and citizen groups are working on a bipartisan bill to stop third party payments and the "pay to play" model. 


Dr. …

Episode 45 - Michael Dudenhoeffer - That Beefy Butcher

March 13th, 2019

40:45

Michael Dudenhoeffer from That Beefy Butcher joins Kris Ferguson, MD in a discussion on the ins and outs of beef (literally).  What is the difference between grass fed and pasture raised?  Why does grass fed cost more …

Episode 44 - Amber M. Yates, MD - Pediatric Hematologist - Sickle Cell Disease

March 9th, 2019

33:58

Amber M. Yates, MD and Kris Ferguson, MD discuss sickle cell disease and how it affects children.  Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease that can have mild to serious complications.  

What exactly is sickle cell …

Episode 43 - Rand Diab, MD - Ophthalmologist - Lasik Surgery 101

March 7th, 2019

23:27

Rand Diab, MD and Kris Ferguson, MD answer all your questions about Lasik.  What is Lasik, who should get it, who shouldn't, how much should it cost, …

Episode 42 - Phil Boucher, MD - Pediatrician - Fears and Concerns of New Parents

March 2nd, 2019

36:05

Pediatrician Phil Boucher, MD talks to Kris Ferguson, MD about all the fears that new parents often have.  Which fears are overblown?  What are the red flags that demand immediate medical attention?


Tune in to find …

Episode 41 - Rashmi Kudesia, MD - Reproductive Specialist

March 2nd, 2019

35:35

Kris Ferguson, MD welcomes Reproductive Specialist Rashmi Kudesia, MD to the Get Healthy 360 Podcast to talk about everything you ever wanted to know about IVF.  (In Vitro Fertilization)


How much does IVF cost?  What …

Episode 40 - Marley Doyle MD - Postpartum Depression and Women's Mental Health

March 1st, 2019

39:57

Kris Ferguson, MD speaks with Marley Doyle, MD about postpartum depression and other psychological considerations associated with pregnancy.  Dr. …

Episode 39 - Peter Grinspoon - A doctor who became addicted to opioids

February 27th, 2019

52:17



Dr. Ferguson interviews Dr. Peter Grinspoon, a Harvard educated physician, who was addicted to opioids for four years before  he successfully …

Episode 38 - Mark J Kohler on Building Wealth

February 24th, 2019

33:33

Dr. Kris Ferguson welcomes author, accountant, lawyer and all around tax expert Mark Kohler to the Get Healthy 360 Podcast.  Mark dishes on the wealth building strategies his clients are using, and gives tips that …

Episode 37 - Hussein Gandhi GP - Explaining England's Healthcare System

February 23rd, 2019

1:03:16

Dr. Hussain Gandhi GP is a General Practitioner in England, and he explains how the English health care system, also known as the NHS, works.  


How does the system work, and how much does it cost?  What are the wait …

Episode 36 - Brett Belsky - Teacher fired for playing Fortnite with his students

February 21st, 2019

18:24

Kris Ferguson MD interviews Brett Belsky, a middle school teacher in Brooklyn NY about his recent suspension and firing.  Mr. Belsky played Fortnite, …

Episode 35 - Arthur Thexton - Former Medical Board Prosecutor

February 19th, 2019

21:58

Dr. Kris Ferguson sits down with Arthur Thexton, a former State Medical Board Prosecutor, to discuss how the current opioid epidemic can open practicing medical professionals to personal liability, and disciplinary …

Episode 34 - David Galbis-Reig - Understanding Addiction

February 18th, 2019

1:03:08

What exactly is addiction and how does it consume someone's life?  Are we now treating pain as though it was a disease in itself?  Are we asking patients the rights questions?  Dr. Galbis-Reig is one of the foremost …

Episode 33 - Kevin Buford, MD - The Strength of Introverts

February 16th, 2019

24:28

Kevin Buford, MD, has a passion for Introverts and Organizational Leadership and is an Introvert Executive and Life Coach.  Dr. Buford discusses introverts with Dr. Kris Ferguson.  

Contrary to stereotypes, introverts …

Episode 32 - Ben Lien - Minnesota State Representative

February 14th, 2019

22:15

Ben Lien has been a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives since 2012.  Mr. Lien sits down with Dr. Ferguson to discuss the state of …

Episode 31 - Kathy Bowman - The Microfarm Beef Difference

February 12th, 2019

26:36

Kathy Bowman owns and operates a microfarm with her husband, where they raise cows and sell beef.  Mrs. Bowman explains the differences between microfarms and industrial feed lots, and why microfarm beef is superior.  


Episode 30 - Monique Tello, MD - Healthy Habits for Your Heart

February 11th, 2019

19:19

Monique Tello, MD and Kris Ferguson, MD discuss Dr. Tello's new book, Healthy Habits for Your Heart.  The links between weight, heart health, and blood pressure are explored.  Dr. Tello explains why she doesn't like to …

Episode 29 - Dr. Corriel - Physicians on Social Media

February 10th, 2019

20:56

Dr. Corriel discusses the importance of physicians speaking out on all things health related.  Medical professionals have arguably the greatest impact on your overall health, and yet their opinions are often the least …

Episode 28 - Kristen Stuppy, MD - Raising a child with ADHD

February 8th, 2019

40:50

Dr. Stuppy is a pediatrician specializing in ADD/ADHD.  Dr. Stuppy shares her personal story about her daughter, who was diagnosed with ADHD almost 10 years ago.   What kind of therapy seems effective for Dr. Stuppy's …

Episode 27 - Samantha Nazareth MD Visits the Consumer Electronics Show

February 5th, 2019

25:59

Have you ever wondered what gets doctors excited when they visit the Consumer Electronics Show?  Listen in as Dr.  Samantha Nazareth tells Dr. Kris Ferguson about the latest gadgets and robots on display at CES, …

Episode 26 - Jerry Kaczmarek - Medical Marijuana saved my life. A police officer's story.

January 29th, 2019

59:20

Jerry Kaczmarek was a police officer in New Orleans before an addiction to prescription pain killers began to take over his life.  For over ten …

Episode 25 - Raja Sivamani MD - The Gut-Brain-Skin Connection and Ayurvedic Medicine

January 25th, 2019

37:02

If you care about your skin, listening to this episode is a must!  This episode's guest is Raja Sivamani MD, a board certified dermatologist who …

Episode 24 - Nicole Nugent PhD - Childhood Trauma and Child Psychology

January 23rd, 2019

1:00:11

Dr. Ferguson interviews Dr. Nicole Nugent, a child psychologist who specializes in the treatment of children who have experienced extreme trauma.


Episode 23 - Clodagh Ryan MD - Is Direct Primary Care the best model?

January 15th, 2019

40:30

Dr. Clodagh Ryan has practiced medicine in Ireland, the UK, and now practices in the United States.  She is an advocate for the Direct Primary Care model she currently practices, which she believes is better than any …

Episode 22 - Daniel Erichsen MD - The Sleep Master - Battling Insomnia

January 12th, 2019

36:50

In this Episode, sleep medicine doctor Daniel Erichsen talks about insomnia and what are some practical ways to treat it.  Even Dr. Ferguson speaks about his sleep challenges.


How many hours of sleep do we need per …

Episode 21 - Jessica Weiser MD - Cosmetic Dermatologist - Part 2 of 2 - Botox and Kybella

January 9th, 2019

44:20

In part 2 of our interview with Dr. Jessica Weiser, she discusses Botox, Kybella, and shares her beauty secrets.  What is Kybella and can it really melt away a double chin?  The answer is yes!  Want to look refreshed …

Episode 20 - Jessica Weiser MD - Cosmetic Dermatologist - Part 1 of 2 - Lasers and Stretch marks

January 8th, 2019

33:59

In the first part of our interview with Dr. Jessica Weiser we discuss how lasers are used for cosmetic procedures, such as scars and stretch marks.  

Episode 19 - Dr. Cecily A. Clark-Ganheart - High Risk Pregnancies, Weight Loss, and Fasting

January 6th, 2019

1:04:40

In this episode Cecily Ganheart, MD discusses the factors that contribute to high risk pregnancies, and how modern medicine can mitigate those risks.  Dr. Ganheart and Dr. Ferguson also have an enlightening discussion …

Episode 18 - Rachna Patel - THC and CBD - Medical Uses, Challenges, and Legality

January 3rd, 2019

42:50

Medical marijuana and CBD expert Rachna Patel MD speaks with Kris Ferguson MD about the medical applications of these two substances.  It's an engaging conversation between two medical professionals.

What is the …

Episode 17 - Andrew Tam - Losing 100 lbs on the Keto diet

December 30th, 2018

47:02

Andrew was overweight and on blood pressure medication.  After doing research on the Keto diet, he decided to give it a try.  In a little over a year, he has lost over 100 lbs.  In this Episode, Andrew and Kris Ferguson …

Episode 16 - Sarina Pasricha - Healthy Gut Healthy Life

December 24th, 2018

36:06

World renowned gastroenterologist Sarina Pasricha MD speaks with Kris Ferguson MD about gut health and why it's crucial to maintaining your health. …

Episode 15 - Natasha Abadilla - Domestic Abuse - A survivor's story

December 22nd, 2018

23:28

Natasha Abadilla was in a physically abusive relationship for almost two years.  She shares her personal story of how the abuse started, why she …

Episode 14 - Linda Bluestein - EDS and Connective Tissue Disorders

December 21st, 2018

1:00:11

In Episode 14 of the Get Healthy 360 Podcast, Dr. Ferguson speaks with Linda Bluestein MD about connective tissue disorders such as Joint Hypermobility.  

Dr. Bluestein is a former ballet dancer with an interest in …

Episode 13 - Michael McNett MD - An Insight Into Opioids - Addiction, Treatment, and Alternatives

December 20th, 2018

41:50

Listen in as Michael McNett MD and Kris Ferguson MD, two experts in the field of pain management and opioids, discuss the opioid crisis from a medical point of view. Medical professionals have a duty to help patients …

Episode 12 - Becky Lynn MD - Part 2 - Low Libido, Vulvodynia, and Menopause

December 17th, 2018

31:47

This episode is the second interview with Dr. Becky Lynn, in which she explains low libido in menopausal women and what treatments are available. Yes, low libido is a real medical condition affecting a large proportion …

Episode 11 - Becky Lynn MD - Part 1 - Low Arousal, High Arousal, and Sexual Health

December 14th, 2018

36:40

In Episode 11 of the Get Healthy 360 Podcast, Becky Lynn MD talks about common sexual health disorders such as low arousal, high arousal, and painful …

Episode 10 - Stephanie King - Beating breast cancer and having a double mastectomy

December 11th, 2018

44:22

Stephanie King speaks to Kris Ferguson MD about her battle with breast cancer. In this candid interview, Stephanie opens up about her diagnosis, her double mastectomy, and how it has impacted her life.

Stephanie also …

Episode 9 - Richard A. Tucker - Former DEA agent speaks about the opioid crisis

December 8th, 2018

58:26

Prescribing opioids involves medical, ethical, and legal questions that are often conflicting. Richard Tucker from the Drug Education Consulting …

Episode 8 - Eric S. Tait M.D. MBA - Burnout, Health Care, Marriage, Personal Finance

December 4th, 2018

1:25:02

In this Episode, Kris Ferguson speaks with Eric S. Tait from thephysiciansroad.com. The range of topics include dealing with burnout, the mechanics of how the health care system works and why you receive the level of …

Episode 7 - Nancy Yen Shipley MD - An unusual path to Medical School and being a surgeon

November 23rd, 2018

51:26

Nancy Yen Shipley MD tells Kris Ferguson MD about her unconventional path to medical school, the life of an orthopedic surgeon, and the other …

Episode 6 - Aly Wilhelmi Downs - Pageantry, Occupational Therapy, and Public Speaking

November 23rd, 2018

1:07:06

In Episode 6 of the Get Healthy 360 Podcast, Kris Ferguson speaks with Aly Wilhelmi Downs, Mrs. North Dakota 2013 about pageants, her occupational …

Episode 5 - Nicky Wolfgram - Having quadruplets and raising children with special needs

November 22nd, 2018

1:15:15

Nicky, with her husband and two children, were living a quiet life until Nicky found out that she was having quadruplets. Nicky and her husband would …

Episode 4 - Jennifer Weiss MD - Pediatric Surgery

November 21st, 2018

47:51

Kris Ferguson MD has an engaging conversation with Jennifer Weiss MD about childhood injuries, dangerous sports, medicating children, and other topics. Which sport does a pediatric surgeon forbid her children from …

Episode 3 - Julie Stender - Gastric Bypass

November 21st, 2018

27:42

In this episode Kris Ferguson MD speaks with Julie Stender about her life before and after gastric bypass surgery. Julie opens up about her struggles …

Episode 2 - Nicholas Maraj - Anxiety, Depression, and Low Self Esteem

November 20th, 2018

47:46

Kris Ferguson MD talks with Nicholas Maraj, a Clinical Therapist specializing in treating patients with anxiety and depression. This interview …

Episode 1 - Laurie Boore-Clor MD - Dementia and PTSD

November 20th, 2018

34:33

Laurie Boore-Clor MD sits down with Kris Ferguson MD to discuss Dementia and PTSD. Topics discussed include symptoms, treatments, common myths, and advice for affected families.

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