The Naked Doctor is IN


Even useful things can be overused. Sometimes in medicine, ‘doing nothing’ is the best option.

Justin has had a career-long interest in the pitfalls of over diagnosis and over treatment. He has started a new blog hosted on the Croakey website. Titled the Naked Doctor, it contains no raunchy author photos, largely because that would be an oxymoron. The blog probes those areas of medical practice which would be better stripped bare.

The modern doctor seems to have an intervention for every occasion. He or she wears a magician’s coat of surprises, each more incredible than the last…  Read more

About Dr Justin Coleman

Justin is a GP in Brisbane and Director of Education for GPs in the NT. He edits a medical journal and two medical textbooks, and is a medical writer and educator. Further details at
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