Ira M Rutkow

Ira Rutkow is a clinical professor of surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He also holds a doctorate of public health from Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of "Bleeding Blue and Gray: Civil War Surgery and the Evolution of American Medicine" and "Surgery: An Illustrated History," which was a "New York Times" Notable Book. He and his wife divide their time between New York City and the Catskills.