T.S. Park, the Shi H. Huang professor of neurosurgery, is a pioneer in the use of selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), a spinal surgery that he performs at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. In the procedure, Park severs the nerves that cause spasticity. Park has been performing SDR for 30 years, treating more than 3,700 patients from 47 states and 73 countries.
This article in the Washington University Outlook magazine and a couple of his patients.