Advice to young neurosurgeons. Surgical mentoring is a key task for all top neurosurgeons. “The genius within is the genius that you can pass on” – says top neurological surgeon during our interview: “You are not a genius until you can transfer your genius to new generation.”
To become top surgeon, you have to spend 10,000 hours alone with your study subject. For neurosurgeons it is the brain and the skull. This is what top surgeon advises all young surgeons. Spend 10,000 hours alone within your surgical focus area.