Flags were lowered to half-staff today across Duke for Neil Spector, MD, a nationally recognized physician-scientist, translational research leader, and oncology mentor who passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020. He was 63.Original article on Duke Cancer Institute’s website
An interview with Dr. Spector on Fox 5 NY about his journey with Lyme. His experience with tick-borne diseases as a patient and practitioner.
At the age of 53, he almost died from a disease that should have been diagnosed and treated when he was 37. His memoir, Gone in a Heartbeat: A Physician’s Search for True Healing, explores his journey of misdiagnosis and despite being a medical insider, how he was often discounted by his fellow physicians.Click here to the interview with Dr. Spector on The Good Man Project