Doctor of the Heart: My Life in Medicine

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An autobiographical account of Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld-recounting his most memorable experiences as "America's Doctor" and Doctor to the Stars. Told with grace and humor, the many anecdotes in this book offer insight into what it is like to be a doctor during some of the most progressive eras of medicine. Doctor of the Heart is a unique and engaging portrait of this cardiologist's remarkable international medical career.

Inspired at an early age to become a physician, Isadore ...

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Overview

An autobiographical account of Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld-recounting his most memorable experiences as "America's Doctor" and Doctor to the Stars. Told with grace and humor, the many anecdotes in this book offer insight into what it is like to be a doctor during some of the most progressive eras of medicine. Doctor of the Heart is a unique and engaging portrait of this cardiologist's remarkable international medical career.

Inspired at an early age to become a physician, Isadore Rosenfeld shares a lifetime of challenges, advances in patient care, and unique experiences that have enriched his life personally as well as professionally. This memoir captures an extraordinary career in medicine spanning more than sixty years and provides a compelling picture of a life dedicated to healing.

Dr. Rosenfeld has authored more than a dozen books for the layperson, many of which were New York Times best-sellers. His weekly television broadcasts and contribution as Health Editor for Parade Magazine earned him beloved recognition as "America's Doctor."

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Ambassador Richard Holbrooke
"Isadore Rosenfeld is a famous doctor, a best-selling author, and a television star. He is also a brilliant story-teller. It all comes together in this long-awaited memoir. A remarkable insight into the world of a great physician, filled with humor and pathos and, always, the deep humanity of its author."
Frank Shatz
"The reading of Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld's new book "Doctor of the Heart," is like having a cup of delicious chicken soup with matzos balls . . . It makes you feel real good . . . What's more, it has a healing effect . . . It restores your faith in the medical profession and shows the way how to achieve healthcare for all Americans . . . "--(Frank Shatz, Columnist, The Virginia Gazette)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934854150
  • Publisher: Liebert, Mary Ann Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 265
  • Sales rank: 1,030,764
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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