Top New York spine surgeon leaves to join North Carolina program: 5 notes

Mackenzie Garrity -   Print  | Email

Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crouse Hospital surgeon Eric Deshaies, MD, is leaving the hospital to direct a spine program in Charlotte, N.C., according to

Here are five notes.

1. Dr. Deshaies will leave the hospital May 31. When he leaves, Crouse will have five neurosurgeons on staff, two of whom were trained to perform procedures similar to Dr. Deshaies.

2. Dr. Deshaies joined Crouse in 2014 to help expand the hospital's neuroscience program.

3. He was the first neurosurgeon in central New York trained to perform minimally invasive brain procedures and open neurosurgery.

4. Dr. Deshaies is leaving his post as medical director of neurosciences to run a neurosciences program within a health system that includes three hospitals, various outpatient centers and 75 clinicians.

5. After earning his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Dr. Deshaies completed his residency at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center. He underwent fellowship training at Albany Medical Center.

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