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Melinda Moscow, New York, NY — foot surgery
Thirty years ago, in the course of my work, I saw a video prepared by patients of a bankrupt podiatry clinic graphically detailing the results of failed foot surgeries performed at that clinic. I was horrified and I vowed that no one would ever bring a scalpel anywhere near my feet. Fifteen years later, a colleague mentioned during lunch that if anyone ever needed a foot surgeon, she knew a miracle-worker: Dr. Martin O’Malley. It seemed that her father had been crippled by an earlier surgery, but someone had convinced him to consult with Dr. O’Malley, and the result was that he was now walking painlessly and wanted the world to know about Dr. O’Malley’s magic. My feet were fine, but I guess it was because of that terrible video that Dr. O’Malley’s name was emblazoned in my memory. more

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