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Thursday, November 19, 2009

St. Vincent adds neurosurgeons

Posted By on Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:49 PM

St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center is opening a neuroscience institute with a team of three neurosurgeons, including two big name doctors who recently departed UAMS -- Dr. Ali Krisht and Dr. Osama Al Mefty.


A news conference will be held Mon. Nov. 23, 2009 at 2 p.m. in the main lobby of St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, 2 St. Vincent Circle in Little Rock.  The Arkansas Neuroscience Institute (ANI) at St. Vincent will be introduced along with world renowned neurosurgeons who perform adult neurosurgical procedures exclusively at St. Vincent for patients in Arkansas, surrounding states and around the world.   Dr. Ali Krisht, Dr. Osama Al-Mefty and Dr. Ian Dunn comprise the medical staff of ANI.
ANI surgeons currently have 10 international patients from Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, Chile, Morocco, Venezuela and Syria who are scheduled for surgery. 
Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the news conference.  Park on the deck and come to the main lobby.  Please call 501 351 6816 if you have questions.

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