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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: Neurosurgery
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
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
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