Bernard Leo Remakus, M.D. is a native of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He received his B.S. degree from King's College, M.Ed. degree from East Stroudsburg State College, and M.D. degree from the Temple University School of Medicine. He completed a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, which led to his certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Remakus has practiced internal medicine in a rural, physician-shortage area of Northeastern Pennsylvania for 42 years. During that time, he has published five novels - The Paraclete, Keystone, Cassidy's Solution, Mia, and The Lame Duck; three works of non-fiction - The Malpractice Epidemic: A Layman's Guide To Medical Malpractice, Medicine From The Heart, and Medicine Between The Lines; one screenplay, Mia; and one book of poetry - Superstar. His medical thriller, The Lame Duck won a bronze medal in the 2019 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards.
Dr. Remakus has also published more than 200 articles in medical journals. From 1991 to 2002, he was the featured columnist and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the medical publication, Internal Medicine World Report. His column in that publication had the distinction of being one of the most widely read and longest running physician-written columns in America.