Regional Neurosurgeons Provide Insights on Mobilizing for COVID-19

Regional Neurosurgeons Provide Insights on Mobilizing for COVID-19

Neurosurgeons from Seattle Children’s and Children’s of Alabama discuss the challenges faced by their respective regions during the COVID-19 outbreak. Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD, of Seattle Children’s provides insight into the beginning of the outbreak as it began in the United States.

Jeffrey B. Blount, MD, of Children’s of Alabama provides perspective on what the middle of the country is experiencing with COVID-19, and how Children’s of Alabama has adjusted. He also addresses factors that impact the disparity in mortality among the African-American population from COVID-19.


Published

April 15, 2020

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Physician's Channel - Mount Sinai New York

Featured Faculty

Peter Morgenstern, MD

Peter Morgenstern, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Jeffrey Ojemann, MD

Jeffrey Ojemann, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief and Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington

Jeffrey Blount, MD

Jeffrey Blount, MD

Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s of Alabama
Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Alabama-Birmingham

Saadi Ghatan, MD

Saadi Ghatan, MD

Chair of Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai Health System
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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