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Abraham Verghese

Born: 30-May-1955
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Gender: Male
Religion: Eastern Orthodox [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Doctor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: My Own Country

[1] Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.

Father: George Verghese
Mother: Miriam Abraham
Wife: (two sons)
Wife: (one son)

    Medical School: MBBS, University of Madras (1979)
    Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
    Professor: Medicine, East Tennessee State University
    Professor: University of Texas at San Antonio
    Professor: Stanford University School of Medicine (2007-)

    Naturalized US Citizen

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Author of books:
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS (1994, memoir)
The Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss (1998, memoir)
Cutting for Stone (2009, novel)

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