James Gottesman - Author

Who is James Gottesman?

My background

I graduated from UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco Medical Center and did my Urology residency at UCLA. After two years on the faculty of Rush Medical School in Chicago, I moved to Seattle. I practiced Urologic Oncology for 35 years. I was Chief of Urology at Swedish Medical Center and a Clinical Professor of Urology at the University of Washington.  

Seventy-five scientific articles and book chapeters

My writing roots

I am a retired Urological Oncologist who has been writing most of my adult life. I have authored more than seventy-five scientific papers and medical book chapters. After retiring from medicine in 2012, I took up writing fiction with a passion. 

My short story, 'What's Fair is Fair', will be published in the Evening Street Press next year.

At a book signing on Mercer Island

My style

My practice of medicine and surgery for almost five decades has given me insight into emotional stress, the importance of family and complex problem solving. I want to entertain my readers with believable stories of strong women, laced with intrigue, love and coincidences.


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