A Working Day – Brain Surgeon, Texas

A medical issue at a young age changed this man’s aspirations from being a clown to being a neurosurgeon. His day-to-day experience with life-threatening illnesses gives him a deep appreciation for the brevity and beauty of life. The difficulty of giving painful news to patients and their families is made worth it by all those whose lives he helps improve.

Key Takeaways:

  • This particular neurosurgeon was inspired to go into medicine by a general practitioner who fixed his toe.
  • Being a neurosurgeon is unique, and reminds you on a daily basis just how fragile life is.
  • There are many challenges to being a Neurosurgeon, but the hardest is telling families that their loved one passed away.

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