News : 2010 : June

Michael Y. Wang, M.D., and his team performed the complex surgery to remove Pippa’s tumor while protecting her spinal cord.

Saved From Paralysis

Philppa “Pippa” Milne always thought of Jackson Memorial Hospital as a place where people come when they have been shot, seriously burned or critically injured in a car accident. The Coral Gables resident never expected she would need Jackson. But after burning her wrist – and not feeling any pain – Pippa underwent a series of tests that discovered a serious problem.

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Steven Falcone, M.D., M.B.A.

Falcone Named Associate VP for Medical Affairs and COO of UM Medical Group

Steven Falcone, M.D., M.B.A., associate professor of radiology, neurological surgery and ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been named associate vice president for medical affairs, chief operating officer for the University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG), and associate executive dean for practice development.

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