Duke Neurosurgery announces that Charles Teo, MD, has been fully approved for clinical privileges at Duke. The Australian neurosurgeon will be on the Duke medical center campus periodically, beginning summer 2018, to treat patients in... Read More
Duke Neurosurgery Quality Initiative Leads to Decreased Patient Mortality
Quality improvement programs in neurosurgery can improve documentation and decrease mortality, according to an analysis published by Duke investigators in December 2017 in Neurosurgery. The study is one of the first to assess the... Read More
As a Buddhist priest, Codd finds deeper connection with patients
Patrick Codd, MD, a Duke neurosurgeon, has been practicing Zen for two decades. The practice, he says, allows him to reflect on his work and relationships with patients and, ultimately, to deliver better care.
Codd’s interest in Zen... Read More
Haglund Wins 2018 Humanitarian Award
Where in the world is Michael Haglund? Tracking down the busy Duke neurosurgeon isn’t easy, as Haglund regularly leads teams of medical professionals to countries including Ecuador, Uganda, Rwanda, and Kenya to perform complex... Read More
Karikari Receives Excellence in Professionalism Award
Duke neurosurgeon Isaac Karikari, MD, received the Excellence in Professionalism Award at the Duke University School of Medicine’s spring 2018 faculty meeting. The award recognizes faculty members who exemplify professionalism and... Read More
Gottfried Promoted to Professor with Tenure
Duke neurosurgeon Oren Gottfried, MD, has been promoted to professor with tenure in Duke University School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2018. He also serves as co-director of Duke Spine Center, co-director of the Spine Unit and Clinic... Read More
Duke Neurosurgery Lineup at AANS April 28-May 2
From brain metastases to global neurosurgery to 3D printed implants to adjuvant care: Duke Neurosurgery faculty, advanced practice providers, residents, and students will present at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS... Read More
Meritorious: Getting to Know Senthil Radhakrishnan
When Senthil Radhakrisnan, PA-C, was nominated for a Presidential Award, 15 letters of recommendation were submitted by his Duke Neurosurgery colleagues. Here are a few excerpts:
He refuses to leave until all the work has been completed... Read More
Peter Fecci Named Associate Deputy Director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke
Duke neurosurgeon Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD, has been named associate deputy director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke.
Fecci also serves as assistant professor of neurosurgery and pathology; director of the... Read More
Simple Tool Improves Patient Satisfaction
A simple, one-page form given to patients ahead of their doctor visit can significantly improve satisfaction with the care they receive, according to a study by Duke Health researchers.
The low-tech tool, which asks for a list of the... Read More