• By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist

Medical Experts for Media - Neurosurgery

August 16, 2010

Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Mark Lyons, M.D.
Fredric Meyer, M.D.
Nicholas Wetjen, M.D.

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Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Director, Neural Engineering Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Surgical Program
  • Performs approximately 60 Deep Brain Stimulation procedures each year for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, Tourette’s syndrome and dystonia

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print and broadcast media, including “ABC World News” and a live interview with “CTV Canada AM.

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Deep Brain Stimulation - Awake Surgery

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Mark Lyons, M.D., a specialist in brain tumors, movement disorders surgery, spinal surgery and stereotactic neurosurgery

  • Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Arizona

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local print and broadcast and national print.

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Jim McVeigh (480-301-4222)

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Fredric Meyer, M.D.

  • Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Performs more than 450 surgeries each year focused on the treatment of brain tumors, pituitary tumors, epilepsy and vascular pathologies
  • Author of more than 200 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Nicholas Wetjen, M.D., a specialist in pediatric neurosurgery

  • Performs more than 265 complex pediatric neurosurgical procedures each year
  • Author of more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and three book chapters

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media.

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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