New York’s mayor, Bill De Blasio, recently announced that New York is officially on its way to becoming the first city in America to ensure that all New Yorkers will have comprehensive and affordable healthcare.  Read more >>

Before my most recent film screening, a lady from the area was introduced who shared a moving personal story regarding her nightmarish experience with American healthcare.


Surgeon's Cut

Believe it or not, I sat through Trump’s entire 2019 State of the Union address! Nothing unexpected from his reading of the speech off the teleprompter, but one part of the speech caught my attention. Read more >>

There is a prevailing false belief that many Americans love their private health insurance and they have choice of doctors, get quality healthcare at affordable prices. Wrong! As a practicing neurosurgeon for 23 years, I can tell you, it can’t be farther from the truth.

First some facts!

USA spends the highest amount of money in the world for healthcare; $3.5 trillion annually.

That’s $10,224 per capita and more than $40,000 for a family of four. Whereas Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, committed to democracy and the market economy, average $5280 while also providing better universal healthcare with longer life spans.  USA has no universal healthcare, instead it has 30 million uninsured and 60 million underinsured citizens. Read More >>

At a recent CNN Town Hall meeting, Senator Kamala Harris was asked about how she would bring quality, affordable healthcare to all Americans.  Read more >>