6 spine surgeons making the news

Carly Behm -   Print  |

From a surgeon who helped operate on a shark to the loss of a beloved neurosurgeon, here are six spine surgeons making headlines this past week:

Gautier, Miss.-based Bienville Orthopedics' Joseph Cox, MD, led a team of 12 specialists in performing a spine surgery on Stella, a sand tiger shark.

Memphis, Tenn.-based Jeffrey Sawyer, MD, is taking a novel approach to treating spinal deformities

The spine community mourned the loss of renowned spinal neurosurgeon John Collis Jr., MD, who died Nov. 10 at 89 years old.

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford has added Rob Hruska, MD, to its surgical team.

Two spine surgeons and one neurosurgeon have been appointed to the medical advisory board of Proprio, a computational imaging company.

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