Drs. Daniel McNeely, Christopher Good & more: 12 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

Written by Shayna Korol | October 12, 2018 | Print  | Email

Here are 12 spine and neurosurgeons making headlines.

Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD, led a research team at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, to develop a strategy to restore breathing after traumatic spinal cord injury.

T. Forcht Dagi, MD, filed a $1 million lawsuit against Delta Airlines alleging false imprisonment in March 2015. However, the lawsuit is likely to be dismissed.

Eric Graham, MD, Christopher Bruks, MD, Charles Winters, MD, and Joseph Cox, MD, performed the first robot-assisted spine surgery in Mississippi using Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS.

Keyvan Mazda, MD, 69, passed away.

Jared Ament, MD, joined Los Angeles-based Sierra Neuroscience Institute.

Daniel McNeely, MD, became internet famous after tweeting a photo of himself performing "surgery" on an 8-year-old patient's teddy bear.

Colin Haines, MD, and Christopher Good, MD, performed the first endoscopic spine surgery at Reston (Va.) Hospital Center.

Salt Lake City-based John Macfarlane, Jr., MD, is using his medical background and personal experience to help eliminate air pollution in Utah.

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