Your Heart, My Hands: An Immigrant's Remarkable Journey to Become One of America's Preeminent Cardiac Surgeons (Hardcover)
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About the Author
Arun Singh, M.D., preeminent cardiac surgeon, has personally performed over 15,000 heart surgeries. Dr. Singh has earned numerous awards as a physician including the American Heart Association's Hero at Heart Award and the Milton Hamolsky Outstanding Physician Award. In practice at Rhode Island Hospital since 1975, Dr. Singh has been voted "Top Doc" by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine for the last 16 years. He was also elected to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, only the second person of Indian descent to receive this distinction. He lives in Providence, RI.
John Hanc is the author or coauthor of seventeen books, including the award-winning memoirs Not Dead Yet (Thomas Dunne), co-authored with cyclist Phil Southerland, and The Coolest Race on Earth (Chicago Review Press), an account of Hanc's participation in the Antartica Marathon. He is also the coauthor of Fighting for My Life (Thomas Nelson, 2019) with Jamie Tyrone and Marwan Sabbagh. A longtime journalist, Hanc is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and Newsday, and his work has appeared in such publications as Smithsonian, the Boston Globe, Runner's World, and the Columbia Journalism Review.
"An absorbing account of a man who arrived in America with five dollars in his pocket and went on to save tens of thousands of lives. Singh's journey from rural India to the operating room is unconventional and affecting."—Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of In Other Words and The Namesake
"Dr. Singh is living proof that hard work, persistence, and grit can overcome the most discouraging obstacles. His stories are engaging. His views on life and the future of health care deserve our attention. Your Heart, My Hands will be an inspiration to all who read it."—Delos Cosgrove, MD, CEO and President of the Cleveland Clinic
"In his wonderfully written memoir, [Dr. Singh] will touch your heart with his incredible life story of beating down multifold personal obstacles to help tens of thousands of patients with his unyielding determination, devotion, and dedication."—Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, New York Times bestselling author of The Healing Self and Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
"This gripping read chronicles the fascinating life and patient encounters of Arun Singh, MD. His mission was to be the very best in care and he succeeded against all odds."—David O. Williams, MD, Senior Cardiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School