In June 2012, he married pediatrician Charlotte Brown, the two later divorced in the spring of 2015 WATCH: Dr.
He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and earned his M. with honors from the University of Virginia, being elected into the prestigious honor society of Alpha Omega Alpha for outstanding academic achievement. Stork is driven to teach people how to prevent illness before it happens.
As a motivational speaker on the topic of health and wellness, Dr.
Stork teaches people how to achieve optimal health by focusing on the 200-plus seemingly inconsequential health decisions people make throughout each day.
He answered with two questions of his own: “If you started bleeding from your eyeball, would you seek medical attention? “So,” he asked, “why is it that when we bleed all the time when we floss that we think it’s no big deal?
” As it turns out, that’s an excellent question — and one that’s often misunderstood.
First of all, let’s clarify what we mean by “bleeding all the time.” As many as 90 percent of people occasionally experience bleeding gums when they clean their teeth — particularly if they don’t do it often, or are just starting a flossing routine.
But if your gums bleed regularly when you brush or floss, it almost certainly means there’s a problem. Centers for Disease Control, nearly half of all Americans over age 30 have mild, moderate or severe gum disease — and that number increases to 70.1 percent for those over 65!
, the daytime talk show that features Stork and other medical professionals giving expert advice and answering audience questions.
However, 10 years ago, Stork was looking for love in the City of Light as the star of , revealing how he got cast on the popular ABC program.
PHOTOS: ' The Bachelor' & ' The Bachelorette' Romance Check! "I went to dinner with my ER colleagues and a person came up to me from The Bachelor and hung out with our group of ER friends and was buying beverages," the 43-year-old emergency physician recalls.
"The next thing you know, I'm literally in Paris as The Bachelor." Stork gave schoolteacher Sarah Stone the final rose during his Bachelor season, though he did not propose and the couple announced their relationship was over shortly after the finale aired.