Episode 12- December 9th, 6 AM

Hosts, Yamila Constantino and Dr. Eliscer Guzmán, are joined by two physician experts from The Mount Sinai Hospital, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michael R. Hausman, and Neurosurgeon Dr. Tanvir Choudhri, who discuss muscle skeletal disorders, the leading cause of disability in people over 50, and the available treatment options that help alleviate such degenerative conditions. In “Caso Clínico”, patient Pedro Sánchez tells us how he lives a normal life despite his diagnosis of kidney failure.

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nullDr. Michael R. Hausman 
Orthopedics Specialist of ¡A tu Salud!

Dr. Michael R. Hausman is the Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at the Mount Sinai Health System, and the Robert K. Lippman Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine. As an internationally recognized surgeon, Dr. Hausman specializes in the treatment of disorders of the hand, elbow, shoulders, and nerves. He also specializes in the treatment of pediatric elbow deformities as well as adult fractures and dislocations.

Dr. Hausman is the Chairman of the Professionalism Committee of the Faculty Council at Mount Sinai, and has served on the board of directors for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has published over 100 articles in addition to his research on the regulation of bone growth and nerve injury.

 

nullDr. Tanvir Choudhri 
Neurological Disorders Specialist of ¡A tu Salud!

Dr. Tanvir Choudhri is the co-director of the Neurosurgery Spine Program in the Mount Sinai Department of Neurological Surgery and associate professor of neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine. While Dr. Choudhri’s expertise covers a wide range of spinal disorders, his chief clinical interests lie in cervical spine disorders & surgery, minimally invasive cervical and lumbar spine surgery, and intradural spine tumor surgery.

Dr. Choudhri is active in leading neurosurgical and spine organizations, and is a frequent participant in the education of other spine surgeons at national and international conferences. He has served on national multispecialty committees that have developed and published guidelines for lumbar and cervical spine surgery, embracing many of his research interests, which include spinal injury, cervical spinal disorders, minimally-invasive surgery techniques, and improving patient outcome from spinal surgery.