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March 30, 2006 Ruth Ann Hale, APR
Director, Media & Community Relations
METHODIST HEALTHCARE TO AIR DOCUMENTARY HIGHLIGHTING
The documentary chronicles the real-life stories of four patients as neurosurgeon Allen Sills, M.D., takes them through their various stages of care over five days. Dr. Sills is a Johns Hopkins-educated and trained neurosurgeon and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is a neurosurgeon with Semmes-Murphey Neurological and Spine Institute, the largest neurological physician practices in the country.
“It’s so exciting to be able to bring these compelling stories to television viewers across the Mid-South so that they can see first-hand the excellent work going on in the Methodist University Hospital Neuroscience Institute,” said Caroline Freeman, administrator of the program. “Through this behind-the-scenes documentary, we are able to highlight our highly-trained multidisciplinary staff, our state-of-the-art technology, the latest and best treatments available for treating brain tumors, and the compassionate care we render.”
tumors are quite prevalent in this part of the country, according to Dr. Sills,
“It is a privilege to work in a teaching hospital where patients have access to nationally and internationally recognized experts, top-notch residents, and the latest technology and research,” said Dr. Sills. “I would feel comfortable for any member of my family to be treated here, knowing they would be receiving the very best care.”
About the Methodist University Hospital Neuroscience Institute
Methodist University Hosptial Neuroscience Institute offers highly tertiary and
quaternary adult clinical programs, centers and services at
most advanced services are centralized on the
The institute consists of three basic components: neuroscience clinical programs, centers and services; neuroscience medical education and neurological research.
For more information, visit http://neuro.methodisthealth.org
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