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Drs. Michael Steinmetz, Robert Hart & more: 8 spine surgeons recently receiving honors — Oct. 7, 2016 Featured

Written by  Megan Wood | Friday, 07 October 2016 00:00
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Here are eight spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who recently received awards or promotions.

Johnson City, Tenn.-based nonprofit Spine Health Foundation awarded Ken Smith, MD, the 2016 Hope Award, which recognizes physicians who support the Spine Health Foundation's mission to help disadvantaged individuals gain access to spinal care.

 

Board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon Robert Hart, MD, will serve as Seattle-based Swedish Neuroscience Institute's new director of spinal deformities.

 

The International Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery appointed S. Rajasekaran, MS, DNB, PhD, the new president.

 

Spine surgeon Safdar N. Khan, MD, joined the International Association of HealthCare Professionals.

 

Cleveland Clinic named Michael Steinmetz, MD, chairman of the neurosurgery department.

 

New York City-based Maimonides Medical Center appointed John K. Houten, MD, the new director of spinal neurosurgery and neurotrauma.

 

Seattle Metropolitan magazine highlighted Solomon Kamson, MD, PhD, as a "Top Doc" in the Seattle area.

 

Kimon Bekelis, MD, received the 2016-2017 CNS Innovation Fellowship award and the Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon's Award at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Diego.

 

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