Abby Caplin, MD

Abby Caplin, MD is a physician and practices mind-body medicine in San Francisco, California.  In addition to being a doctor, she is also a poet who captures what is going on inside the body and combines it with extraordinary insight into what is going on inside the soul.  She has been a finalist for the Rash Award in poetry, the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Award, a semi-finalist for the Willow Run Poetry Book Award, and an award recipient of the San Francisco Poets Eleven, and a nominee for Best New Poets, Best of the Net, and the Pushcart Prize, the Best of Small Press and the most honored literary project in America.

The Poetry and Blessings of Chronic Illness- Abby Caplin, MD

Unique New Poetry Collection “A Doctor Only Pretends” by Abby Caplin, MD MA

A new book of poetry by Abby Caplin, MD called “A Doctor Only Pretends” uses her experience as physician and chronic illness patient to capture and share insights on illness, death, and life. When patients visit the doctor’s office, they think of the physician as simply “the doctor,” and they think of themselves as “the …

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The Poetry and Blessings of Chronic Illness- Abby Caplin, MD

The Blessings and Poetry of Chronic Illness – Abby Caplin, MD

Abby Caplin, MD counsels California Clients with Chronic Illness Every once in awhile, we invite a health expert on the show who is also engaged in the arts.  While medical science is the language of facts, research, data,  diagnosis and treatment, the arts is the language of the heart.  And when we combine the language …

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