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Neurosurgeon Recounts Accident Resulting in a Spinal Cord Injury

On June 15, MedPage Today published an op-ed by David J. Langer, MD, FAANS, a neurosurgeon and cast member of the Netflix series Lenox Hill. Dr. Langer recounts a life-changing ski trip accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury and a feeling of powerlessness. His excellent care after the accident now reminds him to keep patients’ humanity front and center. On June 30, Neurosurgery Blog published a cross-post highlighting Dr. Langer’s experience.