A brilliant surgeon cracks the code to successful organ transplants, setting him up to save countless lives and even land a Nobel Prize. So how has he wound up in Mexico with a booming organ business and blood on his hands? Find out in Vital Organs, the first of a medical thriller trilogy by physician Allan Zelinger that is certain to keep your heart racing while it sends shivers down your spine. Dr. Hal Jamison's ingenious discovery of the Chimera Factor protein will at long last ensure that a body does t reject its new organ. However, fate has a different design for the doctor, who instead is forced to leave Boston General in disgrace. Founding the Jamison Institute in Mazatlan, Mexico, Jamison takes along his lover Patricia Hurley and colleague George Fleming, who profit from his medical prowess in every possible way. Wealthy patients from around the world bypass waiting lists and fill the coffers of the Institute, particularly its unscrupulous benefactor Luis Pedraza. However, when the institute appoints a rising young surgeon named Chad Reylds, he learns more than he can stomach about its questionable practices. Can he stop a sinister operation, or will he become their next casualty?
Allan Zelinger is a practicing cardiologist who received medical training in Boston. He has extensive experience in the area of organ transplantation, and on a daily basis encounters the pervasive lack of available organs for those whose survival depends on them. His novel Vital Organs is the first in a planned trilogy of medical thrillers that follow physicians at the fictional Boston General Hospital.