This book is a combative and provocative guide for those who would take charge of their own good health. Dr. Bonnett's healing stories will be surprising, even astonishing, to anyone who thinks the medical profession has all the answers.
About the Author
O.T. Bonnett is a retired physician, a published author, and a sculptor. He was born in 1925 in Salina, Kansas and grew up in Kansas, Wyoming and Illinois. He graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1948. After his internship and two years of general surgery residency, he was activated into the Navy during the Korean war, serving for two years. The first eighteen months he was attached to the Second Marine Division at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, and the last six months he was in charge of a thirty bed surgical ward at the U.S. Naval hospital there.
Following military service, he entered general practice in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. He practiced eighteen years as a solo practitioner, delivering babies, performing major surgery, and all the things associated with being a general practitioner. In the fall of 1970, he joined The Bellaire Medical Group, an HMO based in the coal fields of West Virginia and Ohio where he served as Chief of the Department of Adult Medicine. In 1987 he left active practice and assumed a position as Medical Director of Miners Colfax Hospital in Raton, New Mexico. He retired after five years and began writing books.