Global Voices

The English Surgeon

Season 5 Episode 16 | 1h 23m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

In the early 1990s, British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh traveled to Kiev, Ukraine and was horrified by its medieval brain surgical procedures. Since then, Marsh has attempted to improve the system by performing procedures for free and sending used equipment to Igor Kurilets, a controversial Ukrainian neurosurgeon.

Aired: 09/16/12

Expired: 10/17/12

Rating: TV-PG

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