Is it smart to skip your annual physical? Should you put your trust in medical research? Is "low T" an actual disease? This book examines these questions and more you've always wondered about in more than fifty essays on the practice of medicine. The Doctor Will See You Now is a quirky and eclectic collection of short pieces that explore the evolving patient-physician relationship; famous doctors and notorious patients; surprising hospital practices and the future of health care; medical reporting, research, ethics, drugs, and money; and the brave new world of neurology. Author Cory Franklin, MD, spent twenty-five years as the director of intensive care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Here he brings readers into his office to discuss the surprising ways the practice of medicine is changing today.