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Katrina Firlik

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Katrina is a neurosurgeon-turned-entrepreneur. Her first book is Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside, published by Random House.

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3.77 avg rating — 3,441 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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“Such philosophical musings risk inviting depression or inefficiency. Better just to fix the problem and move on to the next one. It's all part of being a service provider at the end of the line.”
Katrina Firlik, Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside

“Creating gerbil strokes requires a mini-operation performed by mini-instruments on a mini-subject. All told, this was the most satisfying aspect of the project for me.”
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