The English Surgeon (2007)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Henry Marsh

  • Director

    Geoffrey Smith

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Russian Roulette with Two Revolvers Alternative


Follows British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh who, since the 1990s, has been visiting Ukraine to help his friend and fellow neurosurgeon create a viable brain surgery clinic in Kiev, smuggling in discarded NHS equipment. Despite opposition from the KGB and government, the clinic provides operations for conditions that would otherwise remain untreated.

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