About Dr. Berry Pierre

Dr. Berry is an Internist, founder of DrPierresblog.com, best selling author, podcaster and speaker. He helps physicians and other professionals increase their visible presence through blogging and other social media channels.

What happens when your ‘healthy’ friend doesn’t get the flu shot.

Before we get into this week's blog post I want to make my stance very clear that I STRONGLY believe that unless you are allergic to the flu vaccine then you should have no choice but to get it. As a health professional I have not had a choice on [...]

By |2019-01-18T23:09:02+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why it's always important to ask even if you think you know.

I can tell you one of the biggest perks of being an attending physician is that people generally don't ask if you know how to treat a certain disease because they assume you do because you're an attending physician.  I can also tell you that as an attending physician because [...]

By |2018-12-25T22:52:54+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

7 reasons why you need a patient advocate

Patient advocate - a individual/organization who helps guide a patient through the healthcare system Two years out of residency and I started noticing a very troubling theme in the health care system I was apart of. Here I was, a doctor who with all the best intentions couldn't do right [...]

By |2019-01-18T08:12:06+00:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Health Coaching|0 Comments

Want to know how my first year as an academic physician went?

So from time to time I get the urge to write about a topic that doesn't necessarily fit the mold & content here on DrPierresBlog.com so I end up not writing anything at all. Well, that has changed as I now have a new blogging account from Medium.com, where I [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:17:43+00:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

The myth of the perfect physician

I am honestly not sure where the myth began, probably before I even knew that I wanted to be a physician but somewhere down the line the public has been led to believe that every physician in the world not only has excels as a physician but excelled as a [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:18:07+00:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Residency selections are in and now the wait

Unless you are just joining the Lunch and Learn Community or maybe you have been living under a rock for the past 6-7 months then you are already aware that I took a job as a Program Director  & Director of Medical Education for an Internal Medicine residency last year [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:18:41+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

True Life: My doctor isn't on social media

4 Days 96 hours 5760 minutes 345600 seconds That is how much time my website was down but it honestly felt like an eternity.  I was so excited that day too, I was ready to publish my blog post on Whether your doctor is a good leader  and I hit the [...]

By |2019-01-18T08:12:07+00:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Health Coaching|Tags: |0 Comments

Is Your Doctor The Leader You Need and Trust Without Your Health Suffering?

How many times have you ever had to question whether the person in "charge" was the leader  they should be? I don't know if you have ever had to experience the above scenario but I have and it's one of the most frustrating feelings. Here you are in a position [...]

By |2019-01-18T08:12:07+00:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Health Coaching|Tags: , |1 Comment

Five things I learned when I became a podcaster

So it has been officially 2 weeks since launching the podcast and I must say that it was probably one of the best decisions I have made this year and I think I have made some great ones. I first want to thank those who either inspired the move since my [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:19:38+00:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Did you know there are different types of diabetes?

Thanks for checking out another medical spotlight on the blog today. The subject today is diabetes in particular some key differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. As I have been preparing for the launch of the podcast series "Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry", I was shocked to [...]

By |2019-01-18T04:03:06+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , |1 Comment