Drs. Gregory Schroeder, James Goodrich & more: 5 spine surgeons making headlines


Here are five spine and neurosurgeons making the news this week:

Ratnesh Mehra, DO, performed the first neurosurgical procedure on a known COVID-19 positive patient in Detroit.

Gregory Schroeder, MD, of Rothman Orthopaedics in Philadelphia, discussed how his practice has transitioned to telemedicine but the drawback of the physical exam for spine patients remains an issue.

Neurosurgeon Gavin Dunn, MD, PhD, is treating non-coronavirus patients aboard the USNS Mercy in Los Angeles.

James Goodrich, MD, PhD, chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, N.Y., died  due to complications associated with COVID-19.

Myron Rolle, MD, a neurosurgery resident at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, joined the fight against the coronavirus.

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