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University of Delaware—SKYPE INTERVIEW: Dr. Keith Smith on Direct Pay Surgery

February 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Keith Smith, a pioneer in free market medical practice.
Dr. Keith Smith, founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma and pioneer in free market medical practice.

All are welcome to join Young Americans for Liberty and the UDel chapter of Benjamin Rush Institute for a Skype interview with Dr. Keith Smith, founder of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma. Dr. Smith will explain how his cash-based surgery practice operates.

POST-EVENT SUMMARY: Ten students attended the lecture. Dr. Smith explained how his cash-based surgery center works. He answered questions pertaining to what he does during a normal day, how his surgery center is better than a hospital, how it is to a doctor’s advantage to work there, what happens when there is a surgical mistake, what the greatest weakness is in the cash-based movement, and how he sees the future of cash-based medicine. At the end, he explained how the medical industry has become cartelized.

“The event went very well. Dr. Smith did a great job explaining his practice to non-medical students who have very little background in how the medical system operates.” ~Zach Howell, BRI-UDel chapter founder and president

“The Skype talk with Dr. Keith Smith was a great opportunity for our chapter. We got to hear from someone was knowledgeable and experienced in a free market solution to medical care. To talk to a doctor who has hands on experience running a surgery center that does not accept insurance or any handouts from the government is very enlightening. It’s easy to talk about what could work in theory, but Dr. Keith Smith made it a reality. He proved that there is a way to make medical care more affordable. Also, he was just really great to talk to. He was very friendly and answered all of our questions.” ~Connor McGinley, University of Delaware Junior International Relations and Spanish Studies Major


February 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Zach Howell
(302) 670-2274


University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 United States + Google Map