This Morning star Dr Chris Steele is celebrating 35 years of working on the beloved show and advising the nation on their health woes and concerns.The beloved GP made a rare appearance on the flagship ITV show and chatted to fellow This Morning regular Dr Zoe Williams about his career.
The Mirror reports that in 1988 Dr Chris first went on This Morning to highlight the importance of taking the MMR vaccine.Just one year later, the pioneering GP convinced ITV bosses to air the first-ever live breast examination on British television in 1989.
Then in 1999, Dr Chris made history by performing the first testicular examination on morning television.“That was a very interesting progression forwards,” Dr Chris said. “Showing testicles, and how to examine your testicles, seeing it being done is better than reading a leaflet.”He went on to receive an MBE from the Queen in 2010 for his services to medicine and broadcasting.
Following his impressive career, let's take a look back at the beloved doctor's life including his famous sportsman son and his mental health battles.Dr Chris was diagnosed with skin cancer in 1996 and allowed cameras into his operation in a bid to show people there was nothing to be afraid of.