He possesses no medical degree and little formal education. Reports of infection are hard to find there. The majority of healings do not involve physical contact. Dr. Jeff Rediger a ivy league professor of psychiatry with a masters degree in divinity went there and experienced unexplained bleeding from his chest after his visit. John of God takes no fees and does not take credit for what he does for people. He says it is the power of God working through him. He urges all who visit him to continue with all treatments prescribed by their doctors.