Drs. Steven Kalkanis, Hisham Al-Khayat & more: 8 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

Written by Shayna Korol | August 03, 2018 | Print  |

Here are eight spine and neurosurgeons making headlines:

The American Board of Neurological Surgery elected Steven Kalkanis, MD, to serve as its director for a six-year term.

Kuwaiti neurosurgeon Hisham Al-Khayat, MD, and his wife were denied entry into the U.S. despite possessing valid nonimmigrant visas.

Ron El-Hawary, MD, performed adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery using the ApiFix procedure at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Canada.

Alexis Waguespack, MD, of New Orleans-based Spinecare Medical Group, performed a two-level cervical disc replacement procedure using Zimmer Biomet's Mobi-C Cervical Disc.

Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD, joined Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola Medicine.

Puyallup, Wash.-based NeoSpine welcomed Alex Mohit, MD, PhD.

Roland Torres, MD, joined the University of Miami Health System.

Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care welcomed Demetrius Lopes, MD, to the Advocate Brain & Spine Institute.

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