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Brain Surgeon: A Doctor's Inspiring Encounters with Mortality and Miracles

Author: Black, Keith
Mann, Arnold
Whitaker, Forest

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Format:Paperback
List Price:$13.99
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Brain Surgeon: A Doctor's Inspiring Encounters with Mortality and Miracles : Welcome to tiger country: the treacherous territory where a single wrong move by a brain surgeon can devastate-or end-a patient's life. This is the terrain world-renowned neurosurgeon Keith Black, MD, enters every day to produce virtual medical miracles. Now, in BRAIN SURGEON, Dr. Black invites readers to shadow his breathtaking journeys into the brain as he battles some of the deadliest and most feared tumors known to medical science. Along the way, he shares his unique insights about the inner workings of the brain, his unwavering optimism for the future of medicine, and the extraordinary stories of his patients-from ministers and rock stars to wealthy entrepreneurs and uninsured students-whom he celebrates as the realheroes. BRAIN SURGEON offers a window into one man's remarkable mind, revealing the anatomy of the unflinching confidence of this master surgeon, whose personal journey brought him from life as a young African-American boy growing up in the civil rights era South to the elite world of neurosurgery. Through Dr. Black's white-knuckle descriptions of some of the most astonishing medical procedures performed today, he reveals the beauty and marvel of the human brain and the strength and heroism of his patients who refuse to see themselves as victims. Ultimately, BRAIN SURGEON is an inspiring story of the struggle to overcome odds-whether as a man, a doctor, or a patient.


Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Medical
Medical   Neurology
Medical   Surgery

ISBN 13:9780446198141
ISBN 10:0446198145
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:226
Size:8.05" l x 5.19" w x 0.72" h
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