Checkup Newsroom (Neurosurgeon)

2019
September
06,
2019
| 05:44 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley Parrott Christian Englert was born with genetic hand tremors, like many of his family members. The tremors were never an issue, especially when he was drumming or doing school work … until he turned 15 when they helped diagnose a rare br...
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March
01,
2019
| 06:28 PM America/Chicago
Today, Owen Turner struggles to pick up a Cheerio or throw a football with his right hand.  But other than that it would be hard to notice a difference in him and any other 5-year-old boy after becoming the first child at Cook Children's to underg...
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2017
October
23,
2017
| 11:10 PM America/Chicago
Richard Roberts, M.D., a Cook Children's neurosurgeon, didn't always know that he wanted to go into medicine. In fact, he majored in philosophy and worked as a mechanic, a contractor and a roofer before finding his true calling as a brain surgeon. Si...
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2016
March
30,
2016
| 09:54 PM America/Chicago
Several moments throughout his life, led John Honeycutt, M.D., to becoming the chief neurosurgeon at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, Texas. But none really shaped the doctor he is like the birth of his children. “People told me everybody wants to w...
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2015
September
01,
2015
| 04:59 PM America/Chicago
A federal judge in a class-action NFL concussion lawsuit approved a plan that could pay thousands of players more than $1 billion over the next 65 years. Richard Roberts, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Cook Children’s, wonders what it’s worth for your ch...
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2014
April
10,
2014
| 06:36 PM America/Chicago
The Cook Children’s Neurosciences team earned national attention from the Wall Street Journal  as the first to combine a pediatric laser ablation procedure with a neuro-intervention system. This advanced technology allows the neurosurgeon to have rea...
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