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How to Save Your Life #007

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Albany, NY – Dr. Stieg's guest this week is fellow neurologist Mark Souweidane. Dr. Souweidane is the vice chair of Weill Medical College's Department of Neurological Surgery and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery. He talks to Dr. Stieg about the challenges specific to treating brain tumors in children. The colleagues discuss the advanced tools that enable neurosurgeons to perform less invasive surgeries, dealing with worried parents, the role of mentors in medical careers and the rewards in helping children.