The Doctors Explore Chicago
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Recently, The Doctors made a house call to the Windy City. Now, they're back in The Signature Room at the 95th, located on the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center in downtown Chicago, to answer more questions from Chicagoans! Next time you're in Chicago, check out the sights from The Signature Room at the 95th.

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Restore Your Sight

Watch eye surgeon Dr. Thomas John, a leader in no-stitch cornea transplant surgery based in Chicago, perform a revolutionary cornea transplant, which helps patients regain their eyesight.

• Can contact lenses harm your eyes?


Eat This, Not That: Stadium Food
Taking in a baseball game is a must when in Chicago, but making healthy food choices at the ballpark isn't always easy. The Doctors reveal which foods to choose, and which to avoid, when at a ball game.

Hot dogs are popular stadium fare. OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson visits America's Dog restaurant to makeThe Doctors themed dogs!

Do you enjoy a cold brew at the game? Don't feel guilty tossing one back because beer actually has a number of health benefits. Plastic surgeon Dr. Drew Ordon visits The Cubby Bear Chicago in Wrigleyville, before the Chicago Cubs play the St. Louis Cardinals, to explain how to halt a hangover, how alcohol affects sleep and more! And remember, if you consume alcohol, do so in moderation, have a plan and don't drink and drive.

Sail Away

Pediatrician and sailing enthusiast Dr. Jim Sears joins members of the Columbia Yacht Club on Lake Michigan for some time on the water. Learn boating safety tips, and watch Dr. Sears in action!

• The Doctors answer questions from their biggest fans from Chicago as they take a water tour of the city aboard the Mercury Skyline Princess!

Ask The Doctors: Chicago Edition
Dr. Ordon and Dr. Sears stroll through Chicago's Millennium Park to
answer pressing questions from passersby. Do you have a question for The Doctors? Click here to ask!

Dr. Sears and Dr. Lisa then
visit Namaste Charter School, which focuses on keeping children healthy and active so they can focus and perform better in the classroom. They do so by exercising during class and offering healthy breakfasts and lunches. Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson also pays the students an inspiring visit!

"I think if all schools were doing this, kids would be learning so much better, and they would be so much healthier," Dr. Sears says.

• Dr. Sears visits Chicago Bulls forward Brian Scalabrine and his wife to share parenting tips.
• Dr. Lisa pays a house call to the Chicago Bump Club and Beyond, a group of moms and moms-to-be who get together to share mommy advice.
• The Doctors make a stop at the famed The Second City comedy club and school of improvisation and try their hands at comedy!


Breakthrough Knee Surgery
After a string of serious knee injuries, Mark, a 19-year-old college football player, faces an uncertain future playing the game he loves. In addition to the emotional toll the injuries have taken, Mark also endures unbearable knee pain. To repair his knee, Mark undergoes a breakthrough knee cartilage transplant, performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Cole, the Chicago Bulls' team physician.

"With this surgery, I have the opportunity to relieve my knee pain and hopefully play football again, which would mean the world to me," Mark says.

Dr. Cole explains how the procedure is performed.


Fear of Heights

Does facing one's fear of heights put unwanted stress on the body?

Dr. Sears visits the famed Willis Tower to face his own fear of heights.


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