Musing of a Contemporary Pathologist

Doctors who write; It all began with Ctesius of Cnidus

A question I am often asked about my first novel, A Little Piece of Me, is: why did you write it? This is usually followed by: how long did it take? I also get asked if it is based on something in my life. I did study a liver biopsy with the same condition affecting the little boy in the book and, as I called the pediatrician to relay the diagnosis, I wondered about the effect of this condition on a family about...

A Little Piece of Me

Since I was a student at New York’s Stuyvesant High School I have wanted to write fiction. I chose, however, to study medicine and have had a successful career as a pathologist with special interests in liver diseases, autopsy and medical history. I am very excited my first novel has been published. Although it draws upon my life’s experiences it is fiction. A brief summary is below. I hope you read my...