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University of California - San Francisco
Caption: UCSF neurosurgeon Christopher Ames, MD, left, and orthopedic surgeon Vedat Deviren, MD, work together in the operating room during a spinal surgery. The two have published a study showing the benefits of having two attending surgeons, instead of one, perform these complex procedures.
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