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Time to chill out or time to panic? Join two top Columbia doctors, Christopher Kelly, M.D., and Marc Eisenberg, M.D., FACC, as they offer up humorous, comprehensive and light-hearted conversations for the hypochondriac in all of us.

Episodes

June 23, 2022 - 43 MIN

Why is a colonoscopy so important?

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45 is the new 50! Colon cancer screenings are for everyone and yet, people still find it difficult to talk about. Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Jean Luc Neptune share their own colonoscopy experiences and talk candidly (and even with some h.. Read More
45 is the new 50! Colon cancer screenings are for everyone and yet, people still find it difficult to talk about. Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Jean Luc Neptune share their own colonoscopy experiences and talk candidly (and even with some humor) about what to expect from both the prep and the screening. The recommended age for screenings has been lowered to 45 so if you have been putting it off, listen in, get inspired and get screened! Tweet us your questions @jeanlucneptune or @marklewismd or email us at isitserious@offscrip.com or call us at 855-283-4666.
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June 16, 2022 - 48 MIN

How do doctors approach dying?

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Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Jean Luc Neptune talk about how one of their most sacred responsibilities as doctors is to be brutally honest with their patients about what they can do and what they can't. They also share what we all can do t.. Read More
Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Jean Luc Neptune talk about how one of their most sacred responsibilities as doctors is to be brutally honest with their patients about what they can do and what they can't. They also share what we all can do to be as prepared as possible. They discuss the importance of living wills, health care proxies and normalizing death. When you welcome death as the natural endpoint, it makes it an approachable conversation. Tweet us your questions @marklewismd or @jeanlucneptune or email us at isitserious@offscrip.com or call us at 855-283-4666. SHOW NOTES: Book recommendations: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Being Mortal by Atul Gawande Check out The Heart of Healthcare, from OffScrip Health https://offscrip.com/shows
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June 09, 2022 - 30 MIN

How can I be my own health advocate?

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Do you feel like you don't have a voice in your own healthcare? Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Jean Luc Neptune talk about ways to take a stand for yourself. No one knows you and what you want for yourself better than YOU! Communicating your.. Read More
Do you feel like you don't have a voice in your own healthcare? Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Jean Luc Neptune talk about ways to take a stand for yourself. No one knows you and what you want for yourself better than YOU! Communicating your health concerns and goals clearly to your doctor helps your doctor help you. Tweet us your questions @marklewismd or @jeanlucneptune or email us at isitserious@offscrip.com or call us at 855-283-4666.
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June 02, 2022 - 32 MIN

What is personalized medicine?

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Not to be confused with concierge medicine, personalized medicine uses genetic or biomarker information to determine treatment. In oncology, this leads to more precise care. Emerging in other medical specialties as well, personalized.. Read More
Not to be confused with concierge medicine, personalized medicine uses genetic or biomarker information to determine treatment. In oncology, this leads to more precise care. Emerging in other medical specialties as well, personalized or precision medicine is providing more in-depth care and unique treatment options. JL and Mark are here to help us understand how it could benefit individuals. Tweet us your questions @jeanlucneptune or @marklewismd or email us at isitserious@offscrip.com or call us at 855-283-4666.
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May 27, 2022 - 15 MIN

Why? A response to the shooting in Uvalde, Texas

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Recording our weekly episode was overshadowed by the emotion that we all felt in response to the senseless shooting in Uvalde, Texas. As parents and citizens, Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. J.L. Neptune grapple with the impossible feelings o.. Read More
Recording our weekly episode was overshadowed by the emotion that we all felt in response to the senseless shooting in Uvalde, Texas. As parents and citizens, Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. J.L. Neptune grapple with the impossible feelings of loss and grief over these young children and their teachers. As physicians, they see this as a public health crisis that must be addressed. Tweet us your questions @marklewismd or @jeanlucneptune or email us at isitserious@offscrip.com or call us at 855-283-4666.
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Hosted By:

Christopher Kelly

Marc Eisenberg