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Curbside Consultation and other anecdotes A glimpse into the medical practice in India

Author Name: Anil C. Anand | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details

“Doc doc..”

“Who’s there?”


“Cura who?”

“Cura te ipsum, Medice!!! (Physician, heal thyself!!!)

“Delve into the enchanting world of stories that shine light on the nuanced challenges embedded within the landscape of medical practice in India. In “Curbside Consultation,” Anand presents a collection of independent essays written as engaging stories to describe ethical dilemmas, medical prognostications, and daily quandaries faced by doctors. Explore topics like ‘Low-Cost Pharma’ Baba Blacksheep, Living Will & Green Hair and ‘Rainbows and Unicorns’ for a fascinating journey through medicine, law and philosophy.

With a foreword by Padamshree Prof Subrat K Acharya, this collection is a must-read for anyone intrigued by the perplexing scenarios doctors face every day.”

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Anil C. Anand

Anil C Anand has worked for 38 years in Armed Forces Medical services - as a physician, gastroenterologist, liver transplant physician, professor, Chief consultant, and finally as Director General. After superannuation, he worked at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital Delhi as a Senior Consultant for five years before moving to his present job as a full-time Professor at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar. After attaining the age of 70, he continues at the same institute as Emeritus Professor. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the 'Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology.' He has published over 400 research and review papers in international journals and has been the president of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology as well as the Indian Association for the Study of the Liver. he often writes in medical journals about life and times in the medical profession in the form of stories written with a philosophical mindset, and a wicked, self-deprecating humor that hallmarks his writing style with an unmistakable touch of uniqueness.



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