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It Takes a Brain Surgeon

Monday, March 30, 2009

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.

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Dr. Keith Black

Comments [4]

Patricia Fitzgibbon

I have cervical dystonia. I had DBS surgery
last year. In March ct- scan showed the electrodes are off target due to a shifting of
the brain. Is this possible?

Apr. 01 2009 07:09 PM
Mark from Astoria, Queens

I'm curious about what type of therapy you suggest to people who may have lost some sort of motor function, language function, etc, as a result of a brain tumor. Are you familiar with more prevention based methods such as Alexander Technique and Feldenkreis Method?

Mar. 30 2009 01:46 PM
A.K. from nj

if all visible tumor of a glioblastoma is removed and site is treated with temodore & radiation followed up with more courses of chemo. What is the likley hood of a reaccurence?

Mar. 30 2009 01:44 PM
Doris Strugatz from Brooklyn

Dr. Keith Black has revealed that he believes he had an out of body experience at one time. I think it's courageous of him to reveal something so personal and spiritual. I would like to hear more about it - I hope you will ask him about it.

Mar. 30 2009 01:06 PM

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