September 11, 2023 – Get ready to embark on a gripping journey through the tumultuous world of medicine and surgery with the highly anticipated release of The Long White Coat. This enthralling novel, written by acclaimed surgeon, C. Robert Pettit, M.D., takes readers back to the late 60s and early 70s, where they will be swept away by a story filled with passion, intrigue, and suspense.

The Long White Coat centers around the life of Dr. Lewis Merritt, a dedicated surgeon-in-training who finds himself absorbed in the fast-paced chaos of an Emergency Hospital. As readers dive into his world, they will be transfixed by his commitment to saving lives amidst the constant conflict and  challenges that come his way.

But this novel is not only about medical emergencies, but is a tale that explores the complexities of human relationships. Driven by an underlying current of romance and drama, The Long White Coat introduces readers to a cast of compelling characters whose lives intersect in unexpected ways. Secrets are unveiled, alliances are tested, and mysteries unravel as each chapter unfolds.

Author C. Robert Pettit, M.D. expertly entwines historical details with heart-pounding plot twists that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. With careful attention to detail and a deep understanding of human emotions, C. Robert Pettit, M.D. paints a dramatic picture of an era marked by societal change and personal transformation.

The Long White Coat is not a typical medical drama because it transcends the boundaries of several genres, including love, mystery, and even literary fiction. It is an immersive experience that transports readers back in time while exploring themes that are timeless-yes that are relatable even today. Whether you are a fan of captivating storytelling,  or have an interest in medical history, this book promises to deliver an unforgettable reading experience.

Don't miss out on this highly anticipated release! The Long White Coat will be available on Amazon this Christmas. For more information, please get in touch with C. Robert Pettit, M.D., at

***About the Author:

C. Robert Pettit, M.D. is An ENT surgeon living in Carmel, and practicing in Monterey, California. He is a graduate of Stanford University, and trained at UC San Francisco, where he also taught medical students while a member of the clinical faculty.  He was a pioneer in cochlear implant research—present and assisting in the birth and delivery of the first cochlear implant proven to convey meaningful sound to the deaf. Pettit is an award-winning film producer and director, and has been a professional ceramist. With a passion for blending history, drama, and romance, C. Robert Pettit, M.D. has garnered a loyal following eager to dive into his most recent creative project.

For media inquiries or to request an interview with the author, please contact:C. Robert Pettit, M.D


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