2 neurosurgeons receiving honors — August

Written by Alan Condon | September 10, 2019 | Print  |

Here are two neurosurgeons who received honors or recognition in August.

Cesar Borlongan, MD, was appointed to the National Academy of Inventors' 2019 class of senior members. Dr. Borlongan is a professor and director of the center of excellence for aging and brain repair and professor of neurosurgery at USF Morsani College of Medicine. He holds 16 patents and specializes in stem cell therapy for stroke.

Retired neurosurgeon Behrouz Rassekh, MD, and his wife Christiane Rassekh were honored by the trade areas at Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln High Schools in Council Bluffs. The trade areas at the high schools will be renamed "The Behrouz and Christiane Rassekh Foundation TradeWorks Academy Learning Facility" after their donation to help fund its remodeling.

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