My Bio

David Biro graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Medical School. He earned his PhD in English Literature from Oxford University. He currently teaches at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and  practices dermatology in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.


David is the author of two non-fiction books: One Hundred Days: My Unexpected Journey from Doctor to Patient and The Language of Pain: Finding Words, Compassion, and Relief. His first novel, This Magnificent Dappled Sea, debuts in November, 2020. He has also published pieces in The New York Times, Slate, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and various medical journals.


David lives in New York City with his wife, Daniella, and twin boys, Daniel and Luca.