Dr Patrick Treacy pours his heart out in an article for Writing.ie
Dr Patrick Treacy, the author of The Needle and the Damage Done, shares an endearing write up about his life in an online magazine, Writing.ie, in the Tell Your Own Story section. The article gives the readers a gist of the intricate realities and the whirlwind of a life Dr Patrick Treacy has lived – the highs – the lows – and everything in between. It says, "It is the story of how I smuggled cars to Turkey to finance my college studies and how I had to have a piece cut out of my leg to debride an HIV needle-stick from a Dublin heroin addict, in the days before there was any treatment for AIDS. However, it is also a story of overcoming adversity, to pioneering a whole new field of medicine, of winning many international awards and being voted ‘Top Aesthetic Physician in the World’ by my peers in the Bellagio, Las Vegas." You can read the complete article here.
The Needle and the Damage Done is the story of a young soul with big hopes and dream from a small Irish village who eventually became an adventurer, multi-award-winning doctor and physician to the biggest celebrities. It doesn't stop here as the story has much more to offer. Check it out here.
The author is one of the most influential aesthetic practitioners in the world. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society of Arts (London) and also the Chairman of the Ailesbury Humanitarian Foundation.