Here are two spine surgeons who recently received honors, awards or promotions:
New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery named spine surgeon Frank Schwab, MD, vice chair of the HSS Innovation Institute, the system's commercialization arm for new ideas within the musculoskeletal field. Dr. Schwab is responsible for advancing the institute's culture of innovation and bridging the gap between clinician scientists, industry partners and the Innovation Institute.
Neurosurgeon Arnold Menezes, MD, became the 10th person to receive the 2019 Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement for his contributions to neurological healthcare. Dr. Menezes has treated more than 7,000 patients and authored 240 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 130 textbook chapters and four complete textbooks, including the first on spinal neurosurgery.