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Optimal neuro | spine: Insights From a Lifetime of Training Residents and Neurosurgical Research: A Conversation with Dr. Haring Nauta

Optimal neuro|spine

Episode 18

Few people have as long or as distinguished a career as Dr. Haring Nauta. On this episode, we discuss his observations about neurosurgical residency, neurosurgical training, and how to improve the quality of that experience. We also dive into his exciting work using the punctate myelotomy procedure to treat pain and current research topics.

This episode’s points of interest cover:

  • Diving into the current practice of Dr. Nauta
  • What is a punctate midline myelotomy and how does it help neurosurgical pain?
  • The logistics of a punctate myelotomy
  • Dr. Nauta’s thoughts on the evolution of neurosurgical training
  • Defining leadership and the qualities that make a good chief resident
  • Fighting the resident burnout epidemic and the role of emotional intelligence
  • Looking back at Dr. Nauta’s incredible career
  • Dr. Nauta’s advice for young neurosurgeons striving for excellence
  • Dr. Nauta answers the magic wand question

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Dr. Max Boakye, Neurosurgeon, and Neuroscientist, currently Professor of Neurosurgery, Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery, Director of Quality Improvement, and Clinical Director of the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, interviews leading neuroscientists, health administrators, neurosurgeons, educators, neuro and spine health care experts, and patients in his Podcast show: Optimal neuro|spine. His in-depth conversations brings to light topics on:

  • How do we optimize our brain and spine health, prevent aging brain and memory deterioration
  • What to do when something goes wrong, how best to heal and recover injured brain and back
  • How do we optimize our inpatient neuro|spine care in hospitals and provide more value-based care- prevent errors, improve quality, and improve patient satisfaction
  • How do we teach better and better train doctors
  • Which hospitals offer the best neuro and spine care: why and how

Dr. Boakye present the most innovative emerging research that will impact neuro|spine care. Join us as we delve one-on-one and have insightful conversations with exciting researchers and experts – voices who have something to teach, enlighten, and inspire us about Optimal neuro|spine.

Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH, MBA, FAANS, FACS
Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH
Acting Director, KSCIRC
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