As you’ve learned in our series on neurology, this specialized medical field is complicated and requires years and years of schooling before you can enter into private practice. Even though you’re now familiar with these details and the amount of education you need, you may still be wondering what a typical day is like for […]
Interview with Neurosurgeon Dr. Subrata Ghosh
This past month I had the pleasure of interviewing a very prominent neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas. Dr. Subrata Ghosh is primarily a brain surgeon, although after many years of practice knows quite a bit about neurology in general. His philosophy is: I am a physician first and then a Neurosurgeon. I treat patients as people, […]
Path to Becoming a Neurologist or Neurosurgeon
It’s important to understand that while becoming a neurologist or a neurosurgeon is a fulfilling career choice, it’s not easy to get there. Having a high level of interest is necessary. You must also enjoy interacting with people and listening carefully to what they have to say. In some ways diagnosing a neurological disorder is […]
What’s the Difference Between a Neurologist and a Neurosurgeon?
As you learned in the article The Nervous System and How it Works, neurology is the study of the nervous system. Today’s article will discuss the differences between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon and how each profession works with people who experience problems with their nervous system. Neurologists Neurologists are medical doctors who learn what […]