Sexism, Surgery, and Spatial Skills

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Earlier this year, I had to have routine, fairly minor, non-elective surgery. It went very well and I am now almost (almost) back to normal.

My surgeon’s name was Rikesh Gandhi and he was awesome.

Surgeons, however, sometimes make mistakes. Hospitals and surgical centers take a lot of precautions. For example, even though the injury was radiologically obvious, they still asked…



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