Drs. Johnny Benjamin, Christopher Shaffrey & more: 6 spine and neurosurgeons making headlines 


Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines:

Neurosurgeon Teo Forcht Dagi, MD, filed a lawsuit against Delta Airlines alleging he was unlawfully imprisoned by airline staff after an incident on a March 2015 flight.

Johnny Benjamin, MD, a former spine surgeon based in Vero Beach, Fla., was sentenced to life in prison for his role in a federal drug case that lead to a woman's death.

Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health named Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD,chief of the Duke Spine Division, effective Sept. 1.

Former Seattle-based Swedish Health neurosurgeon and chair of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute Johnny Delashaw, MD, is now able to practice medicine again, with restrictions.

Boulder, Colo.-based BoulderCentre for Orthopedics welcomed Benjamin Bjerke, MD.

Andrew Cappuccino, MD, joined Niagara Falls (N.Y.) Memorial Medical Center.

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