Your Back Pain’s Connected to Your… ? Dr. Evan Johnson Explains at NASS 2018

Dec. 13, 2018

You’ve likely done the dance and sang the song: “The toe bone’s connected to the foot bone. The foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone… ” It’s a fun, catchy way to teach children the important bones in the body and how they fit together.

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When Bones Refuse to Fuse: Dr. Anderson Researches Successful Bone Fusion

Dec. 4, 2018

Take a moment to appreciate the freedom of movement your head likely enjoys. (Really—go “a-head”!) For most people, the neck allows the head remarkable range of motion. It can swivel left and right, nod up and down, tilt side to side and “roll” around from shoulder to shoulder. Much of that motion is due to the anatomy of just the top two joints in the neck: the joint between the skull and the first bone of the spine, and the … Continue reading When Bones Refuse to Fuse: Dr. Anderson Researches Successful Bone Fusion

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Becker’s Names Dr. Angevine a Spine Surgeon Leader to Know

Nov. 30, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that Becker’s Spine Review recently featured Columbia neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Angevine as a “Spine Surgeon Leader to Know.” Of course the honor doesn’t surprise us, as we’ve been watching him rise since he was a resident here at Columbia almost 20 years ago. After Dr. Angevine completed his neurosurgical residency he completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. He was the first neurosurgeon to complete … Continue reading Becker’s Names Dr. Angevine a Spine Surgeon Leader to Know

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Promising Results for Less Invasive Seizure Localization in Children

Nov. 28, 2018

Researchers at Columbia Neurosurgery are working to establish the safety and efficacy of localizing focal seizures with stereotactic-electroencephalography, or sEEG. Early results from a series of patients with focal epilepsy suggest sEEG is a safe way to effectively locate the focus of seizures in children with focal epilepsy. The research is ongoing, but promising for these young patients. Continue reading…

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