An appendectomy does not usually go viral. But in 2008, Dr. Parveen Boora co-created the “Surgery 101” podcast while he was a senior medical resident, as part of his research elective, to assist medical students with learning about surgery. And what may sound rather bland is anything but. Some of the episodes have included Muppets, and there have been more than one million downloads. Each episode is between 10 and 20 minutes. Boora’s career continues to flourish. He is now a surgeon at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge.
Dr. Parveen Boora: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Takeaway: A look at Dr. Parveen Boora.