Ziya Gokaslan, MD, a neurosurgeon, performed surgery this morning at the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center on Boston Orioles pitcher Nolan Reimold, according to a Baltimore Sun
Mr. Reimold, has a bulging disc in his neck with persisting symptoms after epidural shots.
Dr. Gokaslan is a professor of neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He's also the director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center.
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Dr. Lewis Yocum to Perform Shoulder Surgery on Phillies' Michael Stutes
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