Drs. Jeffrey Carlson, Kamshad Raiszadeh & more — 5 spine surgeons in the headlines

Written by Eric Oliver | December 30, 2016 | Print  |

Here are five spine surgeons making headlines last week.

Jeffrey Carlson, MD, a spine surgeon practicing in Newport News, Va., penned an article titled "Do I Really Need to Have Surgery?" for the Daily Press, in which he addresses the many stigmas surrounding surgery.


Kamshad Raiszadeh, MD, medical director for the Advanced Spine Institute & Minimally Invasive Spine Center at Alvarado Hospital in San Diego, went on KPBS to promote his new book "Take Back Control."


David Segal settled with the Iowa Board of Medicine over charges alleging that he failed to prevent "excessive infections" among his patients, ABC9 reports. 


Harshawardhan Hegde, MD, visited Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Muscat Daily reports. 


Richard Nachwalter, MD, discussed the latest innovations trends in spine surgery. Dr. Nachwalter considers himself among the first to use the Synthesis Cervical Total Disc Replacement and O-Arm Surgical Imaging Systems. 


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