Dr. Robert Holtzman receives lifetime achievement award: 5 things to know

Written by Shayna Korol | January 12, 2018 | Print  |

Robert Holtzman, MD, received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, according to the NB Herald.

Here are five things to know:


1. Berkeley Heights, N.J.-based Marquis Who's Who, the leading publisher of biographical profiles, presented Dr. Holtzman with the award.


2. Dr. Holtzman is board certified in neurosurgery as well as in psychiatry and neurology. He received his medical degree from Columbia University in New York City and has worked as an attending neurosurgeon throughout his career, focusing on cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve surgery and performing spinal decompression with stabilization and fusions.


3. He co-founded the Stonwin Medical Conference and served as its co-director.


4. In addition to working as an attending neurosurgeon, Dr. Holtzman served as an associate clinical professor in neurosurgery at Columbia and has been published in various medical journals and textbooks.


5. Dr. Holtzman presently serves as chairman of the New York City chapter of the Bar Harbor, Maine-based Jackson Laboratory's National Council. He worked to establish funding for graduate student fellowships at the laboratory for biological and genetic research.


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