Michael Sabom

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Michael Sabom (born September 28, 1954) is an American cardiologist and Near-death experience researcher.[1][2]


Michael B. Sabom completed his medical education at the University of Texas Medical Branch.[3] He's is a medical doctor and a cardiologist in Atlanta, U.S. He is the author of the book, Recollections of Death, which is considered to be a landmark in the field of near-death research. He is a leading authority in near-death research with over twenty years in the field. In this book, Sabom describes the Pam Reynolds case.[4] This work has been criticized that "experimenter bias, witness tampering (however unconscious), and false memories intruded into this best of all recorded cases (as)...painfully obvious."[5] In 1994, he founded the Atlanta Study which is the first comprehensive investigation of its kind into NDEs. Sabom's latest book, Light and Death, shares his findings from the Atlanta Study.[6][7][8]



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  2. ^ "Examining near death experiences - Opinion - The Daily Herald - Columbia, TN". Columbiadailyherald.com. Retrieved 2016-12-18.
  3. ^ "Michael B. Sabom, MD, FACC". The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
  4. ^ "Death is a Doorway - Braxton Hunter - Google Books". Books.google.com.ng. 2010-12-21. Retrieved 2016-12-18.
  5. ^ 1967-, Harris, Sam,. Waking up : a guide to spirituality without religion (First Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.). New York. ISBN 9781451636017. OCLC 881518331.
  6. ^ "Dr. Michael Sabom's Near-Death Experience Research". near-death.com. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  7. ^ 3:20 PM ET (2009-05-22). "Decoding The Mystery Of Near-Death Experiences". NPR. Retrieved 2016-12-18.
  8. ^ "They Saw Beyond Death: New Insights on Near-Death Experiences - Arvin S. Gibson - Google Books". Books.google.com.ng. Retrieved 2016-12-18.