WebMD interviews Eugene Flamm, M.D., on the publically reported condition of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a gunshot wound to the head. In addition to explaining the treatment Rep. Giffords is receiving, Dr. Flamm notes that it is encouraging that she is able to follow commands, although the extent of her future recovery is unclear, given the extensive brain damage she suffered. Dr. Flamm is professor and chair of The Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center and the Jeffrey P. Bergstein Chair in Neurological Surgery at Einstein. (Tuesday, January 11, 2011)
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USA Today, WebMD, ABC News and U.S. News & World Report feature comments by Eugene Flamm, M.D. on head trauma and brain damage which lead to the tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson. Dr. Flamm is chair of The Leo M. Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery and Jeffrey P. Bergstein Professor of Neurological Surgery. (Thursday, March 19, 2009) read more...
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