The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show It Takes a Brain Surgeon Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/58092/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend As chair of the department of neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Keith Black is one of the best neurosurgeons in the world. In his book, Brain Surgeon, he writes about his daily journeys into the body’s most delicate organ.