Interview with Neurosurgeon Dr. Subrata Ghosh

This past month I had the pleasure of interviewing a very prominent neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas. Dr. Subrata Ghosh is primarily a brain surgeon, although after many years of practice knows quite a bit about neurology in general. His philosophy is: I am a physician first and then a Neurosurgeon. I treat patients as people, … Read more

Path to Becoming a Neurologist or Neurosurgeon

It’s important to understand that while becoming a neurologist or a neurosurgeon is a fulfilling career choice, it’s not easy to get there. Having a high level of interest is necessary. You must also enjoy interacting with people and listening carefully to what they have to say. In some ways diagnosing a neurological disorder is … Read more

What’s the Difference Between a Neurologist and a Neurosurgeon?

As you learned in the article The Nervous System and How it Works, neurology is the study of the nervous system. Today’s article will discuss the differences between a neurologist and a neurosurgeon and how each profession works with people who experience problems with their nervous system. Neurologists Neurologists are medical doctors who learn what … Read more

The Nervous System & How it Works

At the very center of the nervous system is your brain. What you see and hear first registers there. Imagine you are with your friends at school and they start acting silly. You see them and hear them, then decide you want to video them on your smart phone. All those thoughts have transpired in … Read more