Title: Cherokee Neurosurgeon: A Biography of ...
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Bio of world famous brain surgeon & chairman of the Dept. of Neurological Surgery at UCSF for 34 years written by one of his former residents, now chairman of the Dept. of Neurosurgery at CPMC. Flat SIGNED by both author & subject on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 502875
Synopsis: Cherokee Neurosurgeon is the first ever authorized biography of famed neurosurgeon, Dr. Charlie Wilson; one of America?s great neurosurgical pioneers. Of Cherokee heritage, Dr. Wilson was a founder of the field of neuro-oncology and one of the world?s leading practitioners of microneurosurgery for the treatment of brain tumors and intracranial aneurysms. Cherokee Neurosurgeon gives fascinating insight into Dr. Wilson's inspirations, achievements, and failures?revealing how Wilson achieved international success, and how his family and colleagues suffered from his fanatical work ethic, blunt perfectionism, and driving energy.
About the Author: Dr. Brian T. Andrews is a renowned neurosurgeon, and the chairman of the California Pacific Neuroscience Institute at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He trained as a neurosurgical resident under Dr. Wilson, whom he credits as being a major influence on his life. In addition to Cherokee Neurosurgeon, Dr. Andrews has written two novels of fiction: Knife Under Fire and The California Mille; as well as, several medical books: Intensive Care in Neurosurgery, Neurotrauma and Pediatric Neurosurgical Intensive Care.
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