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P.O.V. | The English Surgeon | PBS What is it like to have power over life and death, and yet to struggle with your own humanity? This is the story of acclaimed British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh, who has traveled to Ukraine for 15 years to treat patients who have been left to die; of his friend and medical colleague in Kyiv who carries on the fight despite official hostility and archaic surgical conditions; and of a young patient who hopes that Henry can save his life."The English Surgeon" by Geoffrey Smith airs on PBS Tuesday, September 8, 2009 (Check local listings). Tense, heartbreaking and humorous, "The English Surgeon" is a remarkable depiction of one doctor's commitment to relieving suffering and of the emotional turmoil he undergoes in bringing hope to a desperate people. PBS airdate: September 8, 2009. Check local listings and more
Length: 02:16


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