Recommended reading: 3 spine surgeons on what they most enjoyed reading this year

Written by Anuja Vaidya | October 19, 2017 | Print  |

Three spine surgeons on their favorite books and articles of the year.

Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about clinical, business and policy issues affecting spine care. We invite all spine surgeon and specialist responses.


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Question: What is the best book you have read so far in 2017?


Michael S. Hisey, MD. Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute (Plano): Ian Morrison's "Leading Change in Health Care."


Brian R. Gantwerker, MD. Founder of the Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles: I am reading a series by the Harvard Business Review, starting with the leadership section.  


Isador H Lieberman, MD. Spine Surgeon at Texas Back Institute (Plano): Russell Rules: "Russell Rules: 11 Lessons on Leadership From the Twentieth Century's Greatest Winner," by Bill Russell.


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