Dr. Ernest Braxton offers awake spinal fusion to patients in Colorado
By Admin | October 07, 2020
Ernest Braxton, MD, former chief of neurosurgery at San Antonio Military Medical Center, is one of a handful of surgeons offering awake spinal fusions in the U.S., The Aspen Times reports.
Three years ago, Dr. Braxton left his post in Texas to join Vail (Colo.) Summit Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery. His practice has since shifted from treating active-duty military patients to athletes.
Awake spinal fusion involves giving patients a local anesthetic to let surgeons examine their neurologic condition during...(More)
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