Peter Clement is a physician who served as chief of Emergency in a major metropolitan teaching hospital, as well as the chief of Family Medicine, and has practiced as an M.D. for twenty-eight years. He has written the Earl Garnet medical thriller series, LETHAL PRACTICE,DEATH ROUNDS, and THE PROCEDURE. In the book MUTANT and its sequel, CRITICAL CONDITION, he introduced readers to a pair of new character,Richard Steele, a widowed ER doctor trying o cope with his job while raising a young teenage son,and Kathleen Sullivan, a world renowned geneticist, brilliant with genes. His most recent book, THE INQUISITOR, is again an Earl Garnet novel.
In all his books, Clement uses his insider's take on medicine and science to explore the fault lines along which things go wrong, and to provide vivid, gripping depictions of hospital life. The reader gets to experience what it is like to be inside an ER physician's head, to know first hand the rush of adrenaline, to experience the doubts, fears, and uncertainties that are the reality behind the professional exterior.
Clement is currently on an indefinite sabbatical to write full time. He lives with his wife, who is also a physician, and their two children.
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