Surgery

true crime

Horrifying New Podcast 'Dr. Death' Tells the True Story of a Killer Surgeon

The six-episode series examines what happens when our healthcare system fails to "do no harm".
Lauren Messman
9.4.18
News

All the News You Want to Read Today

Emails read and replied to while commuting should count as work, researchers say.
VICE Staff
8.30.18
incels

Inside the Disturbing Forum Incels Use to Brutally Criticise Each Other's Faces

Lookism is the site "where looks matter", but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.
Allie Conti
6.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Unlicensed Surgeon Filmed Rap Videos While Operating on Her Patients

Videos show Dr Windell Boutte singing and dancing to everything from "Bad and Boujee" to "Brick House" while her patients appear unconscious on the operating table.
Drew Schwartz
5.24.18
Desus & Mero

How the World's First Successful Total Penis and Scrotum Transplant Worked

Desus and Mero put on their hypothetical scrubs to learn about the landmark procedure.
Sarah Bellman
4.26.18
Surgery

People Reveal the Moment They Decided to Get Plastic Surgery

We spoke to the recipients of breast augmentations, hair transplants, top surgeries and ear pinnings.
Chris Bethell
3.23.18
News

An Ontario Woman Died After Controversial Vaginal Mesh Surgery

A mesh implant meant to support pelvic organs after childbirth comes with some truly nightmarish risks.
Sarah Berman
12.5.17
Tattoos

Model Says She May Lose Eyesight After Botched Eyeball Tattoo

It’s been four weeks since Catt Gallinger says her ex-boyfriend botched the procedure and she still doesn’t know just how bad the damage is.
Mack Lamoureux
9.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Wins $870,000 Settlement After Surgeon Removes Wrong Ball

What is the price of one healthy testicle? Almost $1 million, apparently.
River Donaghey
6.18.17
breast cancer

What It's Like to Get a Mastectomy as a Young Woman

We spoke to five women under 35 who have undergone mastectomies about their recovery from breast cancer.
Milly McMahon
4.26.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Yakuza Boss Allegedly Put Out a Hit on a Nurse After His Botched Dick Surgery

A few months after Satoru Nomura​ went under the knife for a penis enlargement procedure, one of his nurses was stabbed on the street.
Lauren Messman
2.22.17
Health

A Man Finally Had His 130-Pound Tumor Removed After Doctors Told Him It Was 'Just Fat'

Roger Logan's surgeon said he thinks the benign growth probably started out as an infected ingrown hair.
Brian Moylan
2.8.17
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