A Cardiologist's Reflections on Life
Stories from My Heart is a collection of stories and essays that come right out of the author's heart. These are real life experiences that capture the fascinating details, challenges, drama and at times humor as well, while working through three different countries in three different continents in the world - India, England and USA.
Dr. Nathan has been practicing Cardiology and Internal Medicine for the past 50 years. He has had a remarkable journey in medicine under different conditions in many parts of the world. Through these well crafted stories he captures the drama, challenges, tragedies and triumphs with great compassion, fascinating details and humor where it can be found. Dr Nathan is an amazing story teller who writes with fervor and inimitable fascination for the human spirit and he is endowed with a natural gift for interweaving cutting edge medical technology with lucid and concise literary finesse.
The book also gives the reader a peek into the medicine of the 21st century America as well as a preview of the art of medicine which is as old as human history itself. All these are compelling stories touching on various aspects of human lives. As Hippocrates said, "Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also love of humanity.
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About the Author
Dr. Nathan was born in India and graduated from Trivandrum Medical College, India and then received his post graduate medical training in England. He has worked in London, Cambridge, Sheffield and Sunderland, UK. He came to USA in 1972.
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, American College of Medicine, American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association and Royal College of Physicians of Canada.
He has published more than 180 articles and stories including research papers in scientific journals and lay press. He has been a frequent contributor to Medical Economics, Cortlandt Forum, Journal of Florida Medical Association Tampa Bay Times and Hernando Today and writes a monthly column on medical matters for Khaas Baat, an Indian magazine. He was the Editor in Chief of the AAPI Journal and currently is its Emeritus Editor/ Advisor. He was also the past president of AKMG (Association of Kerala Medical Graduates) and past president of Hernando division of American Heart Association.
Dr. Nathan recently edited, along with 5 other authors, a coffee table volume of 215 pages titled 'Archives of AKMG' that was released on July 13, Friday in Detroit by AMA president Dr Jeremy Lazarus.