Becker’s Spine Review Asks Dr. Richard Kube About Mentor Qualities

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!

Multimodal Analgesia

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…