Drs. Johnny Delashaw, Griffith Harsh & more: 5 spine and neurosurgeons making headlines


Here are five spine and neurosurgeons making headlines.

Neurosurgeon Jeffrey Lokesh Tantuwaya, MD, is accused of receiving $3.2 million in bribes to direct or perform $38 million in surgeries at Pacific Hospital of Long Beach (Calif.).

The Seattle Times is calling for dismissal of some defamation claims brought by Johnny B. Delashaw, MD, in a libel lawsuit.

Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health added Griffith Harsh IV, MD, to its team as neurosurgery department chief.

Top Doctors Awards named Robert Kerr, MD, PhD, a 2018 Top Doctor in New York.

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals added John T. Cummings, Jr., MD, to its ranks.

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