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- Healthcare is a central to our daily lives and policymakers in Washington, DC have an enormous influence and control over this vital aspect of society. Yet despite this, most people cannot see what goes on behind the scenes of health policy circles in our Nation’s capital. The mission of Neurosurgery Blog is to investigate and report on how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians and medical practice and to illustrate that the art and science of neurosurgery encompasses much more than brain surgery.
Tag Archives: brain tumor
Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Greg was seven-years-old when his family received the devastating news that he was suffering from a brain tumor with a dismal … Continue reading
Shabbar F. Danish, MD, FAANS (left) Chief, Section of Neurosurgical Oncology, Rutgers University / Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey New Brunswick, New Jersey Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSC (middle) Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical … Continue reading
Guest post from Ricardo Komotar, MD University of Miami, Department of Neurosurgery Without question, neurosurgeons can be competitive; it seems to come with the territory. Nearly every day, they fight for the many patients who suffer from neurological diseases and … Continue reading