Michael Palmer, M.D., is the author
of A Heartbeat Away, The Last Surgeon, The Second Opinion,The First Patient, The Fifth Vial, The
Society, Fatal, The Patient, Miracle Cure, Critical Judgment, Silent Treatment,
Natural Causes, Extreme Measures, Flashback, Side Effects, and The
Sisterhood. His books have been translated into thirty-five languages. He
trained in internal medicine at Boston City and Massachusetts General Hospitals,
spent twenty years as a full-time practitioner of internal and emergency
medicine, and is now an associate director of the Massachusetts Medical
Society's physician health program.
This biography was last updated on 08/04/2011.
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