Imagine getting surgery done while you’re wide awake, without “going under”, having no pain, no adverse side effects from anesthesia, not having to deal with the hospital, as well as saving 75% of the cost. Dr. Christopher Bates from the Hand to Shoulder Center in Texas had a vision in 2019 to start up a “Wide Awake Hand Surgery” center in Texas. Discover how more efficient and effective this type of care is compared to the status quo on this week’s episode.

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