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Dr. Peter Rhee

Biography

Dr. Peter Rhee

Dr. Peter Rhee is a world renowned trauma surgeon, the Chief of Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery and Burns at the University of Arizona, a tenured professor of surgery, and a retired US Navy Captain after 24 years of active duty. His areas of research include traumatic hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation, suspended animation for those who are about to die from trauma, hemostatic products to stop bleeding without surgery, development of blood products and resuscitation fluids, and advanced portable electronic medical devices. Dr. Rhee lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his wife and two children.

Dr. Peter Rhee

Books by Dr. Peter Rhee

by Dr. Peter Rhee and Gordon Dillow - Autobiography, Contemporary, Medicine, Military, Nonfiction

Dr. Peter Rhee is the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords when she was a victim of an act of violence that left six dead and 13 wounded. TRAUMA RED chronicles the patient cases Dr. Rhee has handled over two decades on two distinct battle fronts: in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he tried to save young American soldiers, and the urban zones of Los Angeles and Washington, DC, where he has been confronted by an endless stream of bloody victims of civilian violence and accidents.