Your Heart, My Hands by Arun K. Singh audiobook

Your Heart, My Hands: An Immigrant’s Remarkable Journey to Become One of America’s Preeminent Cardiac Surgeons

By Arun K. Singh, MD , with John Hanc
Foreword by Delos Cosgrove, MD
Read by Shridhar Solanki

Blackstone Publishing 9781546082989
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An encouraging and inspiring true story on how a boy from India overcame a difficult childhood and devastating hand injuries and became one of the most preeminent cardiac surgeons in US history Leaving a life marked by crippling setbacks and his father’s doubt, in 1967 a twenty-something doctor from India arrived in America with only five dollars and the desire to claim his American dream. The journey still awaiting Dr. Arun K. Singh would be unparalleled. Faced with an entirely new culture, racism, and the lasting effects of disabling childhood injuries, through hard work and perseverance he overcame all odds. Now having performed over 15,000 open heart surgeries, more than nearly every surgeon in history, Dr. Singh reflects on his most memorable patients and his incredible personal life. Shared for the first time, these intimate and uplifting accounts will have you cheering for the underdog and appreciating the enduring determination of the human spirit.

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An encouraging and inspiring true story on how a boy from India overcame a difficult childhood and devastating hand injuries and became one of the most preeminent cardiac surgeons in US history

Leaving a life marked by crippling setbacks and his father’s doubt, in 1967 a twenty-something doctor from India arrived in America with only five dollars and the desire to claim his American dream. The journey still awaiting Dr. Arun K. Singh would be unparalleled. Faced with an entirely new culture, racism, and the lasting effects of disabling childhood injuries, through hard work and perseverance he overcame all odds.

Now having performed over 15,000 open heart surgeries, more than nearly every surgeon in history, Dr. Singh reflects on his most memorable patients and his incredible personal life. Shared for the first time, these intimate and uplifting accounts will have you cheering for the underdog and appreciating the enduring determination of the human spirit.

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“Unconventional and affecting.” Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize–winning author

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Author Bio: Arun K. Singh MD

Author Bio: Arun K. Singh MD

Arun Singh, MD, 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 was elected to the Rhode Island Hall of Fame, only the second person of Indian descent to receive this distinction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 8.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English