5 Australian doctors turned authors

The pen is just as mighty as the prescription pad for these five Australian medicos including Professor Paul Komesaroff, a Melbourne-based endocrinologist, who has just released his first novel.

By his own admission, Dr Abraham Nevski is a dedicated and highly skilled professor of general medicine at the Royal Prince John Hospital.

He loves practising medicine, and gets a big kick out of teaching the young doctors who come under his supervision.

Colleagues and friends can be counted on to agree with his sentiments, but they might add that he is a tad