Becker’s Spine Review would like to congratulate Drs. Anthony and Christopher Yeung for appearing on the recent “51 Spine Surgeons on Top Leadership Strategies” list. Surgeons featured on this list discuss the core concepts for becoming a leader in the field today and the key qualities of spine surgeon leaders in the future.
The spine surgeons on this list include founders and presidents of large private practices; division heads at highly regarded medical centers and academic institutions; board members of national spine surgeon organizations; researchers; clinical and business innovators; and surgeons who consistently engage in healthcare thought leadership.
Spine surgeons do not pay and cannot pay to appear on this list.
Anthony Yeung, MD, Founder, Desert Institute for Spine Care, Phoenix: Being a leader requires more action than words. Others will follow if they recognize the leader’s dedication and can see the results of his work.
Leadership not only involves participation in the leadership of spine organizations, presenting at spine meetings, participating on panels and symposiums, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and writing chapters in textbooks, but most important, advocating for our patients.
Ultimately, leadership will result in a following recognized by your peers.
Christopher Yeung, MD, Desert Institute for Spine Care, Phoenix: Being a leader is spine surgery requires a dedication to advancing our knowledge of spinal disorders in order to continually develop better treatment options for our patients.
This can be accomplished by participating in research projects and being active in international spine organizations and your local community.
Despite our current knowledge, there is still much to be discovered and developed to help our patients.
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