In Stitches was named a 2012 Michigan Notable Book by the Library of Michigan.
Publisher's Weekly: "Youn's description of his journey from high-school outcast to rock star plastic surgeon is full of fascinating stories and laced with self-deprecating humor in the midst of dark desperation, providing a refreshing insight into medicine."
Detroit Free Press: "Readable, funny, disarming, and heartfelt"
Huffington Post: "In Stitches is a sometimes funny, sometimes painful, sometimes heartwarming recount of Dr. Youn's experiences on the road to becoming a doctor... a Scrubs meets David Sedaris story-line..."
Lansing State Journal: "In Stitches is a fast-paced, mesmerizing autobiography that's laced with dark humor and memorable scenes, including his discovery that a woman he's dating works as a carnival fire-eater."
USA Today: "Laugh-out--loud"
Book Reporter: "Rarely has the chaotic, exhausting, Kafkaesque world of the med student been so faithfully, and hilariously, portrayed."
"Surprisingly warm and unquestionably witty. I adored In Stitches." --New York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster
Anthony Youn, M.D. is a physician, writer, and television personality. He has been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, Dr. 90210, CNN, Fox and Friends, Good Morning America, The O'Reilly Factor, E!, VH1, and others. He's a frequent contributor to NBCNews.com, The Huffington Post, and CNN.com, where he's written articles such as "Why You Should Avoid The Hospital In July" and "Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off" which have gone viral. Dr. Youn is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Oakland University / William Beaumont School of Medicine.
He is also the author of The Age Fix: Insider Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Look and Feel Younger Without Surgery.
For more on Dr. Youn, please visit his website at dryoun.com
Absolutely loved reading this book. Laughed out loud and couldn't put it down.Published 25 days ago by corvettes4ever
“In Stitches” by Anthony Youn, M.D. is a lightweight, readable and occasionally funny memoir about growing up Asian in a small Michigan town, going to medical school, and becoming... Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Scott
I chose this book for discussion in a medical humanities course, and it was a horrible choice. This is one of the worst books I have ever read, in any genre. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Prof. C.
It is a wonderful, funny, easy to read book about med school.Published 4 months ago by maria c. hammill
Awesome, uncensored story of the path into medicine. All the things you want to hear about when beginning medical school, but that are hard to find out.Published 5 months ago by E. Fisch