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DAVID HELLERSTEIN, MD


      A Family of Doctors--by David J. Hellerstein, MD 
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ELLERSTEIN

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Interns, circa 1910, from A Family of Doctors, by David Hellerstein, MD
                                                                                           © 2002, David Hellerstein
  GRADUATION PRESENTS FOR PREMEDS
     
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Stone Babies
a new novel
by David Hellerstein

Having just finished training as an infertility specialist,
Dr. Jay Sones looks forward to opening a lucrative private
practice in Manhattan.  But then his partner Dr. Alli Daniels, is
assaulted and left for dead, he is caught up in a vicious
malpractice suit, and his world begins to fall apart.  A black
comedy about medicine in America today.

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Battles of Life and Death
essays about becoming a doctor
by David Hellerstein, MD

13 award-winning essays about  
medical school and residency training,
from the pediatrics ward to the burn unit
to the emergency room...
first published in Esquire, Harper's, Ms.,
and the North American Review

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Loving Touches
a novel by David Hellerstein
Pete Roth, a young doctor working
in a psychiatric hospital, discovers that
his former girlfriend has been admitted
as a patient there...a black comedy about
the conflict between love and work

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A Family of Doctors
by David Hellerstein, MD

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A history of American medicine
as seen through 5 generations of
doctors in one American family.

From the dust-jacket:
In this poignant, deeply moving book,
Dr. David Hellerstein traces five generations
of American medicine--from the Civil War to
the present day--as seen through the eyes
of his unforgettable family.

"Rewarding reading...an artful blend of
medical history and family memoir." (Kirkus
Reviews)

"Remarkable...genuinely moving" (Plain Dealer)

"His remarkable family memoir is at once the
remembrance of American medicine past and
a hopeful sign of its future..." (Gerald
Weissmann, MD)

"A marvel of family, medical, and personal history
interwoven into a seamlesss saga I couldn't
tear myself away from." (Sherwin Nuland, MD,
author of How We Die)

Including....
  • The Search for Healing...
    • from 1875 to 1939
  • The Golden Age of Medicine...
    •  from 1941 to 1960
  • The New Generation...
    • from 1961 to the 1990s


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