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He specializes in treatments to prevent heart disease from developing or progressing. He cares for patients with high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, coronary artery disease including those who have had a heart attack or the chest pain known as angina , valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Grossman has been a pioneer in research on diastolic function of the left ventricle. He is editor of the textbook Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention, which remains a standard in the field. Coronary artery disease.
Born to a Jewish family in Ukraine , then a part of the Russian Empire , Grossman trained as a chemical engineer at Moscow State University , earning the nickname Vasya-khimik Vasya the Chemist because of his diligence as a student. Upon graduation he took a job in Stalino now Donetsk in the Donets Basin. In the s he changed careers. He began writing full-time and published a number of short stories and several novels. At the outbreak of the Second World War , he was engaged as a war correspondent by the Red Army newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda ; he wrote first-hand accounts of the battles of Moscow , Stalingrad , Kursk and Berlin.
There were two major acts in the life of Jewish-Russian writer Vasily Grossman, and in each he played a different role. The first is bound up in the epochal events of the twentieth century: the battles of Stalingrad, Kursk, and Berlin; the genocides at Treblinka and Auschwitz. I experienced both massive bombing raids and barrages of mortar and artillery fire.