Tag Archives: Neurosurgery

Faces of Neurosurgery: A Marathon of a Different Kind

Tyler Martin Schmidt, DO (left) Neurosurgical Resident at University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Gabrielle Santangelo (right) Medical Student at University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Dr. Uzma Samadani’s initial reaction was not to operate. Lupe Galeno-Rodreguez was … Continue reading

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The Rush to Limit Opioid Prescribing

Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University New York, NY Ever since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, there has been increased attention paid to the use of opioids to treat chronic pain … Continue reading

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DRG Stimulation: Evidence-based Strategy for the Treatment of Severe Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University New York, NY Neurosurgeons have played an important role in the management of neuropathic pain since the inception of the field of neurological surgery over a century ago. Most … Continue reading

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