Monday, June 9, 2008

WHO COMPLETED THE FIRST SUCESSFUL SEPARATION OF VERTICALLY CONJOINED TWINS?


Ben Carson
Arguably the Best and Most Famous Brain Surgeon in the World

-He completed the first successful separation of vertically conjoined twins in 1997.
-He became world-renowned for separating West German conjoined twins in 1987.
-"He has refined the techniques for hemispherectomy, a radical brain surgery to stop intractable seizures."
-He developed a craniofacial program to help children who need combined neurosurgical and plastic surgical reconstruction.
-He is the director of pediatric neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution.

1 comment:

Summer Rain said...

I LOVE Ben Carson! He spoke at the National Science Olympiad Competition award ceremony in Washington DC in 2008! He is hilarious and so inspiring!