A pediatric cardiologist who has studied throughout the world presents a dramatic tour of a child's vital organs, sharing anecdotes about children struggling with disease and other physical challenges as they progress from birth through adolescence. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Darshak Sanghavi graduated from Harvard and Johns Hopkins University. He has done medical research in Japan, India, Kenya, and Peru, and until recently was a pediatrician for the U.S. Indian Health Service, during which time he lived on a Navajo reservation in New Mexico. Sanghavi is currently practicing pediatric cardiology at Boston's Children's Hospital and lives in Boston with his wife and son. He writes regualary for The Boston Globe and is a frequent guest on NPR.