The following is an excerpt from Becker’s Spine Review.
From excelling in the delivery of patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic to making more time for family, the proudest achievements of four spine surgeons this year are detailed here.
Question: What is the achievement you’re most proud of in 2021?
Mohammed Faraz Khan, MD. New Jersey Brain and Spine (Oradell): Our biggest spine achievement has been the launch of a major spinal cord injury trial at Hackensack University Medical Center. This international multicenter randomized control trial is testing a new immunotherapy drug to determine whether it can safely reverse paralysis in patients who experienced an acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injury. By hosting this study, patients in New Jersey now have the opportunity to participate in a major trial without having to travel out of state or internationally. We are very pleased to be able to provide this cutting-edge invaluable option.
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