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How To Choose a Spine Surgeon

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Podcast: How To Choose a Spine Surgeon

Dr Ziya Gokaslan explains how to choose a spine surgeon.

Date: 11/26/2010

Dr Ziya Gokaslan explains how to choose a spine surgeon.

Program notes:

0:26  My field is focused on the spinal column and its contents
1:07  Different parts of the spinal column have different characteristics
2:08  Lumbar area complaints common
3:06  When to seek a spine surgeon?
4:10  Night pain is a red flag for us
5:08  More focused interest is parts of the spine
6:05  We have highly specialized individuals in lots of specialties
7:03  Even simple spine problems should be treated at Hopkins
8:05  Tumors can invade spine, people living longer
9:07  Important for patients to understand
9:23  End

 

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