Cherokee Neurosurgeon: A Biography of Charles Byron Wilson, M.D.

Cherokee Neurosurgeon: A Biography of Charles Byron Wilson, M.D.


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Cherokee Neurosurgeon: A Biography of Charles Byron Wilson, M.D. by M. D. Brian T. Andrews, Brian T. Andrews

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781463601560
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/04/2011
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 1,304,521
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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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