Here are seven spine surgeons making the news this week:
Raymond Baule, MD, volunteered his services at Queens, N.Y.-based Elmhurst Hospital to help colleagues treating COVID-19 patients on the frontline.
COVID-19 may cause increased clotting in large arteries for some patients, leading to severe stroke, according to Thomas Oxley, MD, PhD, director of innovation strategy for the department of neurosurgery at New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System.
Nitin Khanna, MD, advocated for orthopedic surgeon leaders to develop a pathway back to elective surgeries in an article published in the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.
Three spine surgeons — David Kaye, MD, Brian Gantwerker, MD, and Jonathan Gottlieb, MD — discuss cost-cutting measures at their practices.
Jeffrey Gross, MD, donated to the COVID-19 Relief Fund, helping the World Health Organization raise funding for those impacted by the pandemic.