Drs. Jay Wellons, Johnny Delashaw & more: 6 spine & neurosurgeons in this week's headlines


Here are six spine surgeons who made the news this week:

Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics appointed Jay Wellons, MD, to serve as co-chair of its editorial board from April 2017 to April 2018.


Boston Magazine named Frank X. Pedlow, MD, is a 2017 Top Doctor.


Allegheny Health Network Chair of Neuroscience Institute Donald Whiting, MD, performed the first minimally invasive spine surgery with Mazor X in Pennsylvania.


Former Seattle-based Swedish Health neurosurgeon Johnny Delashaw, MD, was suspended from practicing medicine in Washington state.


Olawale Sulaiman, MD, PhD, of New Orleans-.based Ochsner Health System, performed the first minimally invasive spine surgery in Sub-Saharan Africa. 


Jason Rosenberg, MD, of South Carolina Pain & Spine Specialists became the first physician in South Carolina to implant the Algovita Spinal Cord Stimulation System in patients.


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