NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Doctors at the University of New Mexico are fighting to reinstate a neurosurgery program. The program was discontinued in 2019 after a shortage of operating rooms and a lack of faculty.
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However, the program now reports ten resident neurosurgeons, double the number in the previous program and new partnerships are providing help with day-to-day operations. The Department of Neurosurgery will know whether the program will be reinstated next year.