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Latest edition: Mount Sinai Future You: Episode 5

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 5, 2018.

First aired: September 5, 2018.

This episode of Mount Sinai Future You, features a unique bond between a patient and her neurosurgeon, Joshua Bederson, MD, System Chair for the Department of Neurosurgery, who is also a sculptor. The painter from New Jersey discusses how recovering from brain surgery has affected her painting. Other stories include one pediatric surgeon’s use of a new form of chemotherapy, rarely used in children, to save a young boy’s life; how one basketball legend elected for advanced radiation treatment in lieu of surgery to make it to her hall of fame induction ceremony; the effort by a team of doctors to promote better heart health worldwide; a cardiologist’s study of ancient mummies to discover the history of heart disease; and how researchers are moving forward with new treatments for diabetes.

Guest List

Joshua Bederson, MD System Chair for the Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Health System

Brian A. Coakley, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD Director of Mount Sinai Heart, Mount Sinai Health System

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, MACC Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Mount Sinai Health System

Sean P. Pinney, MD Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation, Mount Sinai Health System

Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD System Chair of Radiation Oncology, Mount Sinai Health System