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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Personal Memoirs
  • Language:English
  • Pages:298
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098367794
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098367787

Bob , You Cant Do That

by Robert F. Jackson M.D.

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Overview
This book is the memoirs of a man whose life to this point has been truly fulfilled. The story shows how providence and hard work can allow you to achieve your goals even having been told you can't. It is an epic filled with life experiences. From a West Virginia Coal community where family values were instilled to a renowned career in his chosen field surgery, it weaves an unbelievable exciting story. There are near death moments ,struggles, accomplishments, events that can only be considered miraculous and the things that drove him ,his passions. Those passions include family, surgery, patients, patriotism ,medical missions ,love of adventure, and hopefully a testimony of his Christian faith. The journey through his life includes his childhood and teenage years that developed his independence . Collage , marriage and the twists and turns that led to medical school and obtaining a postgraduate surgical residency are described .Army service Vietnam brought changes never to be forgotten. It tells of involvement as a surgeon in a small town of good people where he had humbling respect. The 30 year opportunity of serving on surgical mission trips describes excitement , adventure ,and multiple examples of Gods control . Involvement in Cosmetic Surgery allowed art and surgery to come together for him. After obtaining training, becoming board certified he became a leader and educator both nationally and internationally. The love of equestrian sports and Foxhunting is exemplified. His dogs who were and are family are a part of the story. Lastly it is a love story of a man and a woman who have truly loved and supported each other for decades.
Description
This book is the memoirs of a man whose life to this point has been truly fulfilled .It is a story about how providence and hard work can allow you to achieve your God - given goals if if you have been told you can't. From the coal fields of West Virginia where family values were instilled to a renowned career in his chosen field of Surgery the book is unbelievable story of twists and turns of exciting events. There are mountain top highs and devastating lows. Included are near death moments ,struggles, accomplishments, and life experiences that can only be considered miraculous. His passions that have driven him are evident throughout the manuscript . those passions include the love of family ,surgery, patients , patriotism, medical missions, love of adventure , and hopefully a testimony of his Christian faith. The journey takes through his life. It describes the childhood and teenage years where a sense of independence was developed . The years of college and his marriage with all the twists and turns that got him into medical school and obtain a surgical residency are unique. The training years molded his surgical talents. Though he loved them and they were filled with fantastic learning experiences they took their toll in other ways .Serving in the Army as a surgeon at three Evacuation brought changes that will never be forgotten. A miracle of Biblical proportions is a result of that Vietnam tour. The humbling respect he received from being privileged to be a surgeon in a small town of good God fearing people for years is expressed. The patients in the book are a part of the legacy. Thirty years of the opportunity to lead surgical mission teams to Haiti and the Dominican Republic were a major passion. The adventure, excitement and evidence of God's control are evident. A change in focus brought art and surgery together with his involvement in Cosmetic Surgery .After obtaining training and becoming board certified his rise to leadership brought him many accolades. his national and international role as an educator is evidence of his expertise. His avocation of equestrian sports and Foxhunting is exemplified. A part of his story includes the love of his pets , his dogs who were and are family .Lastly it is a love story of a man and woman who have truly loved and supported each other for decades.
About the author
DR Robert Jackson has an extinguished career in surgery.He has over 35 years of Cosmetic Surgery experience.Prior to becoming renowned in cosmetic surgery Dr Jackson had extensive experience in general and vascular surgery.Following a very rigorous Surgical Residency he served in the United States Army.He was involved as an Army surgeon at three Evacuation Hospitals in Vietnam. Some of those experiences led to the writing of this book. Dr Jackson received a Bronze Star for his leadership at those hospitals, his surgical treatment of soldiers,nationals,civilians and for his volunteer work with soldiers adducted to drugs. Dr Jacksons background in Cosmetic Surgery is extensive. He is Board Certified by the AMERICAN BOARD Of SURGERY and the AMERICAN BOARD OF COSMETIC SURGERY. He is a fellow of the AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGERY and a fellow of the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF COSMETIC SURGERY. Dr Jackson is past president of the AMERICAN BOARD OF COSMETIC SURGERY . He is past president of the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF COSMETIC SURGERY. He also served as treasurer for three years. Having served as trustee of the certifying board (the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery) and serving as an examiner Dr Jackson feels he is helping to shape the future of Cosmetic Surgery in the United States. Dr Jackson has published many scientific articles in national and international medical journals as well contributed to multiple medical textbooks. He is routinely invited to be a faculty member of Cosmetic Surgery Courses in both the Uni ted States and internationally including liposuction,breast surgery ,facial rejuvenation , including laser surgery,ultrasonic assisted liposuction, and most recently VASER High Definition Body Contouring. Dr Jackson served chairman of Ultrsonic Assisted Liposuction Task Force for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Jackson has hosted many live surgery workshops and chaired many cadaver courses in Cosmetic Surgery. He currently offers a fellowship in general Cosmetic Surgery along with his colleague and former fellow Dr Chris Lowery. He has trained 17 fellows. During his career he has trained multiple Surgery Residents. medical students and mid level providers. Dr Jackson serves as one of the delegates to the American Medical Association Some of his awards include the Golden Scalpel Award the highest award given by the American Board Of Surgery. He also was honored to be the Webster Lecturer for The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Jacksons life includes 30 years of surgical mission trips , with untold miracles, involvement with fox hunting, and his passion to take care of patients.has it all been joyous no but it has been exciting DR Jackson feels his career and accomplishments are culmination of providential guidance ,independence ,family support and hard work. The book is memoirs of an exciting life the highs and some of the lows.


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