Frank Overdyk, MD

Frank Overdyk, MD, a patient-safety ­advocate and anesthesiologist in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Overdyk is a member of the board of advisors of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety. He received the 2018 AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) & Becton Dickinson Patient Safety Award.

Surgery

Just a “Simple” Surgery? What Can Go Wrong with Face-Lifts, Tonsillectomy, Endoscopy and Bunion Removal

You’ve been told it’s only a “simple” surgery. But problems can occur with a facelift, colonoscopy, bunion removal or tonsillectomy. How to stay safe…