Drs. Scott Blumenthal, Khalid Kurtom & more: 7 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

Written by Alan Condon | February 07, 2020 | Print  | Email

Here are seven spine and neurosurgeons making the news this week.

Scott Blumenthal, MD, and five other spine surgeons from Texas Back Institute in Plano, spoke to Becker's about artificial disc replacement, 20 years after he performed the first procedure in the U.S.

Medical cannabis operator Curaleaf appointed Jaswinder Grover, MD, to its board of directors.

Keith Norvill, DO, joined CHI St. Vincent Neurosurgery Clinic in Hot Springs, Ark.

More than $90,000 was raised for Houston-based spine surgeon Rex Marco, MD, who became quadriplegic after a traumatic bike accident.

Ali Raja, MD, joined Arkansas Surgical Hospital in Little Rock.

Easton, Md.-based neurosurgeon Khalid Kurtom, MD, and his team returned from a medical mission trip to Honduras, seeing close to 70 patients and performing 12 surgeries.

Arnold Menezes, MD, became the 10th person to receive the 2019 Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement for his contributions to neurological healthcare.

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