Drs. Todd Lanman, Linda Liau & more: 8 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

Written by Shayna Korol | October 19, 2018 | Print  |

Here are eight spine and neurosurgeons making headlines.

Todd Lanman, MD, performed a new spinal procedure that removes a patient's prior fusion in the neck and replaces the fusion with an artificial disc.

The National Academy of Medicine welcomed Linda Liau, MD, PhD.

A panel of judges found New York City-based Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center properly denied neurosurgeon Syed Aftab Karim, MD, privileges because of poor interpersonal skills and difficulties working with subordinates.

Juan Jimenez, MD, is the first surgeon to use a new 3D-printed implant technology for cervical spine surgery.

Nicholas Qandah, DO, opened a private practice in Canton, N.Y.

Classic Car Trust recognized retired neurosurgeon Frederick Simeone, MD, as the second-most significant car collector in the world.

Osage Beach, Mo.-based Lake Regional Hospital welcomed Fassil Mesfin, MD, PhD.

Elmira, N.Y.-based Arnot Health Foundation will recognize David C-Y Kung, MD, with its Healthcare Hero award at the fifth annual Arnot Health Gala celebration, Oct. 20.

More articles on spine:
Court rules New York hospital properly denied neurosurgeon privileges for poor interpersonal skills: 5 things to know
1st neurosurgeon to use 3D implant technology for cervical spine surgery shares experience
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