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'Twelve Patients': Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital

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Dr. Eric Manheimer's new book, Twelve Patients, is a memoir from the Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital. For online book review.

Eric Manheimer, M.D., medical director of Bellevue Hospital and author of "Twelve Patients." — Courtesy Grand Central Publishing

Ask anyone to name a famous hospital, and they will likely respond, "Bellevue." Known for its psychiatric care, the nation's oldest hospital is actually a renowned, full-service facility. In his new book, Twelve Patients, Medical Director Eric Manheimer, M.D., explores the crossroads of society and modern medicine through the stories of 12 very different patients — including himself.

Dr. Eric Manheimer's new book, Twelve Patients, is a memoir from the Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital. For Radio.

Eric Manheimer's new book. — Courtesy Grand Central Publishing

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