Drs. Thomas Errico, Mark Puccioni & more: 6 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

Written by Shayna Korol | January 11, 2019 | Print  |

Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines.

Samuel Joseph Jr., MD, and Andrew Moulton, MD, performed one of the first cases using Osseus Fusion Systems' 3D-printed Aries-L lumbar interbody fusion device.

Following in a family's footsteps is not uncommon for various young professionals. Spine surgeon Thomas Lawhorne, MD, is no different.

Since Atiq Durrani, MD, fled the country after an investigation into wrongful spine surgeries he performed, the fugitive surgeon and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital have been named in hundreds of lawsuits. Richard Azizkah, MD, one of Dr. Durrani's former bosses, will also be included as a defendant in the 528 lawsuits.

Pediatric neurosurgeon Mark Puccioni, MD, filed a lawsuit against Omaha, Neb.-based Children's Hospital & Medical Center and its CEO over an alleged wrongful suspension.

Thomas J. Errico, MD, joined Miami-based Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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