4 Ways to Prevent Medical Mistakes

Fifteen-year-old Clay was born with a series of developmental abnormalities known as VATER syndrome. One of Clay’s major surgeries was the implantation of titanium ribs to correct his spinal curvature and prevent his core from collapsing. Watch as...

CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, joins The Doctors to discuss his new book, Monday Mornings, a fictional account based on the Morbidity and Mortality conferences that physicians hold.

An optional surgery for a man suffering from a lung tumor resulted in his death after the surgeon inadvertently operated on the wrong lung. The Doctors discuss what went wrong and how to prevent a surgical mistake from occurring.

April tragically lost her son, Joey, to a prescription drug overdose. She joins The Doctors to speak out against overprescribed medicines, and E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the interaction of multiple drugs can have deadly effects.

Fifteen-year-old Clay Beabout was diagnosed with VATER syndrome, a variety of developmental abnormalities that form in utero. Clay joins The Doctors, along with his mother and orthopedic spinal surgeon Dr. James Walter Simmons to discuss Clay's many...