Drs. Kornelis Poelstra, Timothy Lindley & more: 11 spine, neurosurgeons in the headlines this week Featured

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Friday, 19 May 2017 12:28
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Here are 11 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons in the news over the past week.

Atlanta-based Shepherd Center appointed Michael Yochelson, MD, its new CMO.


Founder of Reston-based Virginia Spine Institute Thomas Schuler, MD, discussed challenges for spine surgeons and how he ensures success for the future in a Becker's Spine Review artice.


Timothy E. Lindley, MD, PhD, joined Heartland Orthopedic Specialists in Alexandria, Minn.


Nicholas Grimaldi, DO, was named a 2017 Top Doctor. He practices at East Tennessee Spine and Orthopaedic Specialists in Morristown.


John C. McElroy, MD, joined Orthopedic Associates of Flower Mound (Texas).


Minneapolis-based University of Minnesota Medical School appointed Clark Chen, MD, PhD, head of the neurosurgery department.


Brad Picha, MD, joined Laser Spine Institute's Cleveland ASC.


Kornelis Poelstra, MD, performed his 200th surgery with the Mazor X robotic system at The Spine Center of Excellence at Sacred Heart on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, Calif.


Wane.com published a profile of retired Fort Wayne, Ind., neurosurgeon Rudy Kachmann, MD, discussing his mission to promote wellness and disease prevention.


Ahmed Khan, MD, became the first neurosurgeon in Connecticut to implant Nuvectra's Algovita Spinal Cord Stimulation System.


Paul Holman, MD, neurosurgeon and clinical director of spine surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital performed the first procedures at the hospital using the Mazor X system.


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