Join us on March 13, 2010 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island, NY for a fabulous evening of dinner, dancing and auction, as we honor Dr. Edward C. Benzel, Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery and Director, Center for Spine Health, at the Cleveland Clinic and member of the CSF Medical Research Board.
About Dr. Edward Benzel: Edward C. Benzel, MD, is Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery and Director, Center for Spine Health, at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Benzel's major clinical interests embrace many aspects of neurosurgery, but are focused on spinal disorders including cervical spondylosis, syringomyelia and Chiari malformation, complex spine instrumentation, and spine tumors.
He has been actively involved in the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgery, North American Spine Society (NASS), and Cervical Spine Research Society. He serves on numerous committees, and in different positions on the Board of Directors of the various societies. Dr. Benzel just recently completed his tenure as Chairman of the World Spine Society (WSS), whose mission is to "improve spine health worldwide."
Dr. Benzel holds several patents and has participated in many medical advances. He is perhaps best known as an educator. He directed the Neurosurgery Residency Training Program, and the Spine Fellowship Programs at the University of New Mexico, and currently directs these programs at the Cleveland Clinic. His innovation in Neurosurgery Resident Education has won accolades and numerous awards.
If you are interested in attending the Ball, a block of rooms has been reserved for March 13, 2010 - March 14, 2010 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The special room rate will be available until February 11th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. To make your reservation, click here.