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Blessing, a young girl from South Sudan, recovers from surgery to treat hydrocephalus. Fluid builds up in the brain causing the head to swell.

An American surgeon pioneers surgery for kids in Uganda that helps kids in the US

A technique developed by an American surgeon in Uganda is now helping kids in the US as well. "Global surgery is a two-way street," says the surgeon, who recently won a MacArthur ''genius'' award.

An American surgeon pioneers surgery for kids in Uganda that helps kids in the US
Darek Fidyka

For the first time ever, a surgery regrows spinal cord nerves — and lets this man walk again

For the first time ever, a surgery regrows spinal cord nerves — and lets this man walk again
Doctors David Ghozland and Marc Winter perform a single-site robotic-assisted hysterectomy.

Doctors are ready to test temporary 'suspended animation' to save people with severe injuries

Doctors are ready to test temporary 'suspended animation' to save people with severe injuries
Surgeons

Pre-surgery routines might be doing more harm than good for patients

Pre-surgery routines might be doing more harm than good for patients

Plastic Surgeons

Plastic Surgeons