#309 Rewired – Author, Dr. Ajay Seth

On December 10, 2015, Dr. Seth became the first surgeon in the United States to perform a surgery allowing an amputee, Melissa Loomis, who we’ll be speaking with in part 2 of this wonderful 2 part interview. But, Dr. Seth’s surgery allowed amputee, Melissa Loomis, to move and feel her prosthetic hand with her brain. The procedure was a 16.5 hour surgery, during which he was able to re-route nerves in the upper arm to give the patient the ability to feel as though the prosthetic hand is her own. More