Here are eight spine and neurosurgeons that made headlines last week:
K. Samer Shamieh, MD, medical director and lead spine surgeon at Avala, discussed expansion plans for the robotic surgery program and how robots will be used in the future.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has honored Joseph Maroon, MD, with the 2020 UPMC Loren Roth Clinician of Courage Award.
Jeffrey Cantor, MD, of Cantor Spine Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., outlined the biggest obstacle facing spine providers during COVID-19 and how practices can support each other during this challenging period.
Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine named Michael Lim, MD, chair of its department of neurosurgery, effective Sept. 1.
MyMOC, a startup tackling physician burnout and founded by Ian Madom, MD, opened an office in North Kingstown, R.I.
Columbus Children's Foundation, a nonprofit biotech organization, appointed Krystof Bankiewicz, MD, PhD, president and CEO.
New Hartford, N.Y.-based Slocum-Dickson Medical Group added Aymen Rashid, MD, to its surgical staff.
Providence, R.I.-Based University Orthopedics welcomed the return of Eren Kuris, MD, after he spent one year away completing a spine surgery fellowship.