Kuros Inspirational Coffee Chat: The Evolution of Spine Surgery – A Merger of the Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Fields

Featuring Dr. Andrew Sama and Dr. Alpesh Patel

In this edition of our series, Dr. Andrew Sama, Co-Chief of HSS Spine and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Dr. Alpesh Patel, Director of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at Northwestern and spine surgeon with fellowship training in both Orthopedic Spine Surgery and Neurosurgery discuss how orthopedic and neurosurgeons approach spine surgery differently today and how these fields have evolved.