Dr. Oliver Sacks: Disruptive Physician

The article below regarding one of my personal hero’s Dr. Oliver Sacks was published by my friend Dr. Bharani Padmanabhanm in the Valley Patriot Ledger. Thank God the current inept and illegitimate regime was not in place during Dr. Sacks’ formative years. His sympathetic and disruptive brilliance would have surely been snuffed out at its inception. How many Oliver Sacks are we losing today? One can only wonder.

Disrupted Physician

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The article below regarding one of my personal hero’s Dr.  Oliver Sacks was published  by my friend Dr. Bharani Padmanabhanm in the Valley Patriot Ledger.  Thank God the current inept and illegitimate regime was not in place during Dr. Sacks’ formative years. His sympathetic and disruptive brilliance would have surely been snuffed out at its inception.  How many Oliver Sacks are we  losing today?  One can only wonder.


Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

By: Dr. Bharani PadmanabhanSept. 2015

Bharani-PadmanabhanDr. Oliver Sacks passed away last week from melanoma of the eye. He was best known for awakening people frozen into catatonic parkinsonism by the Spanish Flu and forgotten at the Beth Abraham Home for the Incurables. All they needed to awaken into normal life was a bit of levodopa. It was Dr. Sacks who thought of it and put his professional life on the line to give it to them. If you haven’t…

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