Drs. Thomas Loumeau, John Dorman & more: 8 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

Written by Shayna Korol | January 25, 2019 | Print  |

Here are eight spine and neurosurgeons making headlines.

Thomas Loumeau, MD, of Jesup-based Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia, performed one of the first endoscopic spine surgeries using joimax's 4K Endoscopic Spine Surgery System.

Board-certified neurosurgeon John Dorman, MD, developed Circinus, a spinal surgery navigation app.

Savannah, Ga.-based Optim Orthopedics' Donald McCartney, MD, performed free scoliosis surgeries on two siblings from Guatemala.

Pediatric neurosurgeon Mark Puccioni, MD, sued Omaha, Neb.-based Children's Hospital & Medical Center, alleging wrongful suspension after expressing concerns about a colleague whose patient died during surgery. The hospital has filed a 16-page complaint disputing the accusations.

Spine surgeon Andrew Parkinson, MD, is moving his practice in Oklahoma City seven miles north to a location across from the Oklahoma Spine Hospital in Oklahoma City.

Christopher Good, MD, became one of the first spine surgeons to operate with the Mazor X Stealth Edition robotic guidance system.

Washington Regional Medical Center's Northwest Arkansas Neuroscience Institute in Fayetteville welcomed neurosurgeons Brent Peterson, DO, and Daniel Shepherd, MD.

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