In addition to recognition in literature, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle should be recognized for his work as a physician and for his medical concepts expressed in various publications. He was a diversified genius and this book endeavors to document his medical
facet. Conan Doyle was the creator of a spectacularly popular series of crime-solving adventures involving exploits of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, in which medicine was inextricably entwined. He established himself as a versatile author with historical novels, short stories, volumes of poems, plays, histories, science fiction, and publications in occult science, as well as medicine.