In Russia, women practiced as neurosurgeons decades before their American counterparts. Little has been written about these pioneers-political barriers discouraged exchange throughout most of the 20th century. I share these remarkable photographs a contemporary Russian neurosurgeon provided to bring them into the spotlight. Perhaps, some stories about them will be shared.
Thanks to Chris Philips for sharing the availability of a provacative interview with Dr. Artaryan available through the AANS.