“Dr. Oren Gottfried is Clinical Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Duke University School of Medicine.”
“For a patient with lumbar back pain, radiating leg pain or weakness, or other problems, an effective treatment may be elusive at first.”
“Generating clinical guidelines for treating CLBP, therefore, has become a nearly impossible task.”
Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health researchers assessed the impact of a one-page form given to patients prior to their appointments.
A comprehensive, 15-month assessment of the patient experience in the Duke Spine Center demonstrates that longer waiting times have a measurable negative effect on patient satisfaction and on the overall perception of the patient-physician encounter.
Quality improvement programs in neurosurgery can improve documentation and decrease mortality, according to an analysis published by Duke investigators in December 2017 in Neurosurgery.
There is “no safe place outside” when thunderstorms are in your area, according to the National Weather Service.
Oren N. Gottfried, M.D., professor of neurosurgery at Duke Medical School in the Dept. of Neurosurgery and director of the Neurosciences Clinical Specialties Unit at Duke University School of Medicine, told Fox News Digital in an email on Sunday, “When someone is struck by lightning, they require prompt medical assistance.
In April 2014, a 63-year-old man presented to the Duke neurosurgery clinic with lower back pain that had begun about 6 weeks earlier.
“Oren Gottfried, MD, is president of the North Carolina Spine Society as well as professor of neurosurgery and clinical vice chair of quality in the department of neurosurgery at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C.”
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-Dr. Oren Gottfried