Spine Hospital News

The Making of a Spine P.T.: The Busy Life of Dr. Rami Said

Apr. 17, 2019

Many people end up in jobs that suit them just okay. Not Rami Said, D.P.T. His work as a physical therapist fits him like a surgical glove. Ask anyone: His academic background as an engineer combines with his personality to make the clinics and classrooms of Columbia an outstanding fit for him. It’s tempting to trace Dr. Said’s specialty in the complex structure of human joints back to the jigsaw puzzles of his preschool years. He liked to turn the … Continue reading The Making of a Spine P.T.: The Busy Life of Dr. Rami Said

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Something to Dab About: Jack’s Second Chiari Surgery Goes Well

Apr. 15, 2019

Last year we brought you the story of Jack Cacace: middle-schooler, hockey player, milkshake aficionado. Jack and his family came to pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Anderson for treatment of Jack’s Chiari I malformation, a condition in which the shape of the skull “squeezes” the area where the base of the brain and the spinal cord join up. Treatment means surgery, and there are two main options. One procedure is more invasive, and one less so. In the more invasive procedure, … Continue reading Something to Dab About: Jack’s Second Chiari Surgery Goes Well

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Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Angevine Now Serving Patients Part-Time at Midtown Location

Apr. 11, 2019

We’re pleased to announce that neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Angevine is now seeing patients on Tuesday mornings at our Midtown location: ColumbiaDoctors Midtown 51 West 51st Street New York, NY 10019 Dr. Angevine joins neurosurgeon Dr. Christopher Mandigo, who currently sees patients full-time at our Midtown location. Dr. Angevine will continue to see patients at The Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian, as well as at our Bronxville and Tarrytown locations.

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AANS 2019: Paving a Bright Future

Apr. 9, 2019

The event of the year is upon us: The 2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. From April 13–17, neurosurgeons, residents and medical students will arrive in San Diego to learn from and collaborate with colleagues. Amid the excitement, some of our neurosurgeons will be helping the next generation of neurosurgeons pave a bright future by teaching them practical tools for success. In particular, Dr. Peter Angevine will be instructing residents, among other attendees, in what they need … Continue reading AANS 2019: Paving a Bright Future

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