My most recent doctor introduction didn't involve an introduction.

My new specialist came into the room, rummaged around, and what felt like many, many moments later, asked about previous test results without making eye contact. That's when I said, "Well, first of all, hi. We haven't met. My name's Kate." And then I reached out my hand.

She actually apologized for not introducing herself to me (kind of), but suffice to say, many, many weeks and visits later, she is not my favorite doctor.

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