All in the family: 5 dynamic father-son, daughter duos in spine surgery
by Laura Dyrda
Some apples don't fall far from the tree. For father-son and father-daughter spine and neurosurgeon teams, that distance can sometimes be microscopic.
It's rare in healthcare to find a family with two physicians in the same specialty, especially as fewer physicians report recommending a career in medicine to their children. However, there have been a spine surgeons in recent years who not only encourage their children's interest in the family business, but ushered them into the operating room.