Arun K. Singh, M.D. is a nationally known cardiac surgeon who has performed more than 15,000 open-heart surgeries on adults and children. Born and educated in India, Dr. Singh trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Harlem Hospital (Columbia University Medical Center), Rhode Island Hospital(Brown University Medical School) and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. Read more here.
Dr. Singh, a prolific writer who is retired from active surgery is in the process of publishing a memoir of his remarkable journey from a dyslexic young boy through adulthood. At age seven he endured two bone–shattering accidents that led to the temporary paralysis of his dominant hand. His courageous mother with the help of a local doctor, fashioned various splints and exercises to rehabilitate him through primitive therapy in the worst of conditions. Despite missing five years of school due to injuries, amazingly he graduated from Medical school in India with high honors at age twenty–two. He immigrated to the USA in 1967 to become a surgeon. From humble beginnings to a renowned surgeon whose career in the operating room spanned 41years, touched innumerable hearts and lives , talks about his personal pain, growing up in two different worlds and the life of an immigrant in the 60’s and 70’s. How patients impacted his life & how he impacted theirs. Your Heart, My Hands is expected to be released in February 2019 by The Hachette group.Prerelease Notifications