Dr Ziya Gokaslan explains how to choose a spine surgeon.
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