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Kenneth Kamler

Kenneth Kamler, M.D. is vice-president of The Explorers Club, where he has organized a database of information about physiology and endurance. He has been featured on Nightline, CBS's 48 Hours, CNN, and profiled in The New York Times and USA Today. He also appeared in the IMAX movie Everest. A micro-surgeon specializing in the hand, Dr. Kamler was named a "best doctor" by New York magazine in 2002, and is director of the Hand Treatment Center in New Hyde Park, New York. He is the author of the books Surviving the Extremes and Doctor on Everest. He lives in New York City.

Kenneth Kamler

Surviving the Extremes

Kenneth Kamler, M.D.
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Physiological constraints confine our bodies to less than one-fifth of the earth's surface. Beyond that fraction lie the extremes. What happens when we go to them?

Dr. Kenneth Kamler has...

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