Spine surgeon Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, operated on daytime television host Whoopi Goldberg, she said on The View.
She said she had surgery for a sciatica flare up at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, according to a Sept. 28 clip from The View.
"It was like night and day," Ms. Goldberg said about her recovery.
Dr. Qureshi is research director of the Spine Service as HSS. He's recognized for his work with minimally invasive spine surgery.