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Start Date

23 Mar 2023

Start Time

6:00 America/Los_Angeles

End Date

23 Mar 2023

End Time

7:00 America/Los_Angeles

Event Language

  • English

Online event type

Global Virtual Visiting Professor Webinar with Dr. Roger Härtl, M.D

Event Description

Please join us for the next FOUNDATION FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION IN NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY (FIENS) Global Virtual Visiting Professor Webinar! The session topic is Managing Spinal Cord Injuries in Low-Resource Settings. After the presentations, there will be an interactive discussion.

To register for this event please click on the link below. If you are not sure if you can attend, please still register as we will share a link to the recorded presentation to those who miss the presentation.

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Roger Härtl, M.D. Hansen-MacDonald Professor of Neurological Surgery Director of Spinal Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine Director, Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care Founder, Weill Cornell Tanzania Neurosurgical Initiative NewYork-Presbyterian OCH SPINE

Host - Dr. Bureta
Date - March 23, 2023
Time - 6am PST/ 8am CT/ 5pm EAT

Speaker Bio:
Roger Härtl, M.D., is the Hansen-MacDonald Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Neurosurgery Spine at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center in New York. In addition, he is the Founder and Director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care as well as Weill Cornell's Global Neurosurgery Initiative in Tanzania. He also serves as the official neurosurgeon for the New York Giants Football Team.

Dr. Härtl's clinical interest focuses on simple and complex spine surgery for degenerative conditions, tumors, and trauma as well as biological approaches for disc repair and regeneration. He is a world-renowned pioneer and leader in minimally invasive spinal surgery and computer-assisted spinal navigation surgery and augmented reality. He is actively involved in improving neurosurgical care in emerging countries as the leader of Weill Cornell's Global Neurosurgery Initiative in Tanzania. In order to achieve the very best in patient outcomes, Dr. Härtl's practice emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to spinal disease. He collaborates closely with other specialists such as neurologists, pain specialists, sports medicine doctors and physical therapists.