Whether they provide care, advice or entertainment, the term "doctor" elevates the people who bear the title in our eyes and implies competence, if not a mastery of their craft. For one reason or another, these doctors stand out above the rest and are worthy of the honorary title.
The ‘Boston Globe’ published an exposé with multiple guests claiming TV psychiatrist Dr. Phil McGraw staff members enabled their substance addictions to boost ratings. Dr. Phil declined to comment; a spokesperson said the claims were “unequivocally untrue.”
Rapper Dr. Dre lost his years-long trademark lawsuit against a gynecologist, Dr. Drai, over the use of his name. Andre Young argued their names would cause “confusion” among customers; the doctor has written several books including “20 Things You May Not Know About the Vagina.”
Controversial radio host Laura Schlessinger, also known as "Dr. Laura," is an expert at giving listeners—and readers—a piece of her mind when it comes to moral living and leading a successful family life.