Posts Tagged: john boockvar

High school student inspired to become a neurosurgeon after father passes away of aggressive brain cancer

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MANHASSET, NY – While many high school students relish the summer to relax, Olivia Frischman, 16 and a rising junior, from Westchester, NY, decided to spend a portion of her summer at Lenox Hill Hospital shadowing John Boockvar, MD, neurosurgeon, director of the hospital’s Brain Tumor Center and professor at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research…. read more

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Senior Neurosurgery Resident Receives Prestigious Research Award

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Manhasset, NY – Shamik Chakraborty, MD, senior neurosurgery resident from the Brain Tumor Biotech Center at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was named as the first place winner of the “Resident Research Award” from the New York Society of Neurosurgery. At the Society’s annual meeting on Aug 3rd, Dr. Chakraborty was recognized for his presentation “Overcoming… read more

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