The White Coat Syndrome

Join Dr. Chacko Jegan, a trusted general practitioner from Kochi, Kerala, on "The White Coat Syndrome" podcast. With a youthful approach and extensive medical expertise, Dr. Chacko addresses a range of health conditions, from diabetes and hypertension to pulmonary diseases, sexual well-being, allergies, and more. In this engaging podcast, Dr. Chacko breaks down complex medical topics using simple language, empowering listeners to take control of their health. Embark on a journey of knowledge and transformation as Dr. Chacko guides you towards optimal well-being.


Episode 1 – Breaking Down White Coat Syndrome. (Coming soon!)


In our inaugural episode of “The White Coat Syndrome” podcast, we dive into the concept of White Coat Syndrome and its impact on patient-doctor communication.

Many individuals struggle to open up fully to their doctors, sharing only a fraction of their health concerns. Now this hinders doctors from providing both comprehensive and holistic diagnoses to the patient.

The White Coat Syndrome has persisted for generations, stemming from a time when the number of doctors was limited compared to the high number of patients. The resulting time constraints forced doctors to rush through appointments, creating an unapproachable demeanor. Consequently, the doctor’s office often carries a serious and intimidating atmosphere that can make patients uneasy.

Furthermore, patients tend to place doctors on an extremely high pedestal, even if the doctors are approachable. These preconceived biases and expectations become additional barriers to effective communication between patients and doctors.

Join us in this eye-opening episode as we explore the origins of White Coat Syndrome and discuss how breaking down these barriers can lead to better healthcare experiences and improved patient outcomes.


Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult a healthcare professional for personalized diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Chacko Jegan
Dr. Chacko Jegan, a doctor of internal medicine who completed his undergraduate training in Amala institute of medical sciences thrissur, and completed his internal medicine training under the tutelage of the esteemed doctors of Aster Medcity under the JRCPTB (Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board) curriculum.

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