Dr. Anderson Looks at a Critical Measurement of the Upper Spine

Dec. 29, 2017

Anyone who has been to a tailor knows it’s important to get the measurements right when buying clothing. And we’ve all seen the amusement park sign “Children must be this tall to ride,” giving some indication of a safe age to experience certain attractions at the park. As important as it is to have accurate measurements in these situations, in medicine it is even more critical. Neurosurgeons, for example, use increasingly sophisticated technology to measure structures and spaces in the … Continue reading Dr. Anderson Looks at a Critical Measurement of the Upper Spine

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Signs Point to Spine Hospital ‘Top Doctor’ Recipients

Jun. 3, 2016

Choosing the right doctor can sometimes feel like driving without a map in a new city. You know your destination—the best doctor—but you don’t know how to get there. A sign pointing you in the right direction would be nice. And Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has just that: Top Doctor guidebooks. Top Doctor guidebooks provide a sense of direction because they contain a thoroughly researched and vetted list of the top doctors. Also, being published annually ensures the information in … Continue reading Signs Point to Spine Hospital ‘Top Doctor’ Recipients

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Doctors Trade Scalpels for Pens as They Contribute to Merritt’s Neurology, 13th Edition

Jan. 27, 2016

Several of our neurosurgeons have been busy putting pen to paper to share their professional knowledge. The neurosurgeons devoted their time to help write the 13th edition of the textbook Merritt’s Neurology, which hit bookshelves in the fall of 2015. First published in 1955, Merritt’s Neurology continues to be widely used as a reference tool by neurosurgeons, neurologists, primary care physicians and residents. To keep fellow physicians up to date, it includes the most current information and guidance about neurological diseases, … Continue reading Doctors Trade Scalpels for Pens as They Contribute to Merritt’s Neurology, 13th Edition

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The Making of a Neurosurgeon: Dr. Michael Kaiser

Jul. 10, 2015

    Before his neurosurgical training at Columbia University, even before attending medical school at Yale University, Dr. Michael Kaiser developed the skills that would benefit his career as a neurosurgeon in a surprising place: at The Expressway Deli, his family’s business, in Queens, NY. Throughout his childhood and adolescence, a young Michael Kaiser initially cleaned floors and stocked shelves but ultimately worked behind the counter and helped manage the business. When asked, Dr. Kaiser admits that working in a family … Continue reading The Making of a Neurosurgeon: Dr. Michael Kaiser

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