Drs. Joseph Zabramski, William Hunter & more: 12 spine surgeons in the headlines this week

Written by Megan Wood | October 09, 2015 | Print  |

Here are 12 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons in the news this past week.

Spine surgeon Dale T. Landry Jr., MD, joined Orthopaedic Associates in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

 

Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, joined the staff at Providence Saint John's Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

 

Stockbridge, Ga.-based OrthoAtlanta added spine surgeon Tuan L. Bui, MD, to its physician team.

 

Simi Valley (Calif.) Hospital designed a new program addressing complications with the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, scoliosis and deformity surgery and welcomed orthopedic spine surgeon Alen Ardalan Nourian, MD, to its staff.

 

The Expert Network inducted Donald Mackenzie, MD, as a Distinguished Doctor, based on peer reviews, recognitions and career accomplishments.

 

Orthopedic spine surgeon James Cole, MD, joined Johnson Physicians Network and will see patients in Franklin, Ind.

 

Laser Spine Institute named neurosurgeon Reginald J. Davis, MD, director of clinical research, a newly-created role.

 

Joseph Zabramski, MD, is the Medical Humanitarian of the Year recipient for his research and advancements and treatment studies on brain aneurysms, AVMs and hemorrhage strokes. The award was presented by the sixth Annual Knuckle Ball Event.

 

Drury University in Springfield, Mo., will honor North American Spine Society President Heidi Prather, DO, of Washington University Orthopedics, as a distinguished alumnae.

 

North American Spine welcomed Kendall Carll, MD, to its Plano, Texas location. A board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Carll will treat patients at Plano Surgical Hospital.

 

Minneapolis' KSTP-TV Channel 5 featured North American Spine's AccuraScope procedure and surgeon Louis Saeger, MD.

 

William Hunter, MD, of Neurosciences & Spine Center of the Carolinas performed the first surgery using ECA Medical Instruments' Revolution Spine System lumbar implant in Charlotte, N.C.

 

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