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Dr. Roger Harold Ostdahl Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Ostdahl has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the neurosurgery field

Dr. Roger Harold Ostdahl is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

    CARLISLE, PA, January 24, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Roger Harold Ostdahl with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Ostdahl celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued more than 30 years of innovation within his field, Dr. Ostdahl has distinguished himself as an eminent neurological surgeon. Inspired by his uncle, Dr. Richard DeWall, inventor of a bubble oxygenator used in open-heart surgery, the younger man took an early interest in medicine. Prior to beginning his education, Dr. Ostdahl studied abroad for a year in Switzerland on an American field service exchange program. Upon returning to the United States, he enrolled in Duke University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry in 1969. Following this accomplishment, he earned a Doctor of Medicine at Duke University in 1973.

From 1978 until 2008, Dr. Ostdahl found success as an attending neurosurgeon at the Holy Spirit Hospital, Harrisburg Hospital, Polyclinic Hospital, and Neurological Surgery, Ltd. of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He further practiced neurosurgery on behalf of Pinnacle Health Systems of Harrisburg between 2008 and 2011. Dr. Ostdahl is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

While a resident, Dr. Ostdahl contributed to the original literature documenting the DREZ Procedure, a widely-used technique in neurosurgery. He is a frequent contributor to professional journals, and the author of a chapter in "Neurosurgery," published in 1985. To remain well-versed in developments which occur in his field, Dr. Ostdahl is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

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