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Memories of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 8 – Cruise or Bust

Cruise ship doctors see all kinds of things in the course of their job.  While most people sail healthy, a good number of passengers are old and anything can happen.  Dr. Len Kreisler documented some of his unusual and interesting … Continue reading

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Memories of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 7 – Drunk and Disorderly

Serving as a cruise ship doctor with Regent Lines for four years gave Len Kreisler, MD enough stories for a chapter in his book ROLL THE DICE, PICK A DOC AND HOPE FOR THE Best.  This story is an excerpt … Continue reading

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Memories of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 5 – Dead End

In his book ROLL THE DICE, PICK A DOC AND HOPE FOR THE BEST, Len Kreisler MD included a chapter about his four years working as a cruise ship doctor for Regent Lines called What Ship, What Cabin, and Doctor … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 4 – Chasing Supplies

What’s it like to be a cruise ship doctor on a financially sinking ship?  Len Kreisler MD tells us in the chapter What Ship, What Cabin, and Doctor Who? from his book ROLL THE DICE, PICK A DOC AND HOPE … Continue reading

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Memories of a Cruise Ship Doctor Part 3 – The “Seasick” Passenger

Sometimes people get sick on cruise ships.  Each ship has a doctor on board to serve both passengers and crew.  Dr. Len Kreisler spent four years working as a ship’s physician for Regent Lines who ran five 1960’s era ships … Continue reading

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