Dr. Tanya Minasian is one out of 25 full-time academic female neurosurgeons in the U.S. She takes an active role in supporting her patients and families on their journey to healing.

Episode Highlights

  • 9:08 – Gender diversity in neurosurgery
  • 12:22 – Lifelong relationships with patients and families
  • 15:50 – Creating resources to improve patient outcomes
  • 18:58 – Shaken baby syndrome, “a silent pandemic”
  • 33:08 – Mentoring the next generation

Featured Guest

Dr. Tanya Minasian

Tanya Minasian, DO, is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Loma Linda University Health. Passionate about increasing awareness of barriers to diversity in her field, her role as a mentor to our students is helping to shape the next generation of healthcare professionals. Dr. Minasian is one of just 25 full-time academic female neurosurgeons in the country. She is a trailblazer in her field and takes the time to examine factors affecting patient outcomes beyond the hospital. From support groups to educational seminars, birthday parties and graduations, Dr. Minasian takes an active role in the lives of her patients and families, supporting them on their journey to healing.

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