Spine Hospital News

Dr. Angevine: A tale of Two Approaches to the Spine

Feb. 16, 2018

Who do you go see when you think you might need surgery on your spine? An interesting thing about spine surgery is that two entirely different disciplines specialize in it. You could choose to see a neurosurgeon, a doctor who has trained to treat disorders of the nervous system including the brain, nerves, and most importantly for this topic, the spinal column and spinal cord. Or you could see an orthopedic surgeon, a doctor who has trained to treat problems of the … Continue reading Dr. Angevine: A tale of Two Approaches to the Spine

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McCormick’s Video: ‘Textbook’ Removal of Spinal Cord Tumor

Feb. 9, 2018

In this educational video, Dr. McCormick demonstrates the “textbook” surgical removal of a spinal cord tumor. To remove the tumor, the surgeon must gently open the spinal cord itself.

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2017 4th Quarter Highlights from The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York

Jan. 12, 2018

With the temperatures dipping, there’s no better time to find a cozy spot inside and enjoy some memorable stories from The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York.

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The Path to Neurosurgery: Columbia Chair Dr. Robert Solomon

Jan. 3, 2018

Before he was our Chairman, or even a doctor, Robert Solomon had a choice to make between two paths: art or medicine. Medicine clearly won out, thankfully for us and his many, many, neurosurgical patients, but he never really left art behind. Continue reading… Learn more about Dr. Solomon on his bio page here.

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