Becker’s Spine Review is a publication for orthopedic and spine surgeons and surgery center administrators. Each week, Becker’s releases additions to their Ask Spine Surgeons series, and earlier this month, spine surgeons were asked to answer the question “What traits are essential for a good mentor?”. Check out Dr. Richard Kube’s response, below!
Dr. Amit Bhandarkar M.B.B.S., M.S., M.D. is a fellowship trained, Orthopedic Spine surgeon. Dr Bhandarkar evaluates and treats a wide variety of spine ailments consistent with his comprehensive spine training.
At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, patient experience and happiness is just important as wellness, treatment, and recovery. As our slogan says, “Expert Spine Care… One Patient At A Time,” we strive each and every day to make each patient experience as positive and successful as possible.
Endoscopic Spine Surgery is a type of spine procedure that employs an array of tubes so surgical tools can be funneled to the site. Spine surgery, with time, has evolved and become more effective and less invasive. The least invasive option available today when it comes to disc surgery is endoscopic spine surgery.
A decade ago, it seemed virtually impossible for patients to go home the same or next day after having spine surgery. Patient stay after any minor or major surgery was around 3 to 7 days, typically for treatment of post-surgical pain. The surgery itself was also very invasive with lots of muscle destruction, bigger incision and increased blood…