BY Justin Bird, M.D.

When I was growing up, I played a lot of sports. In high school, one of my favorites was wrestling. And with a lot of practice, I learned that I was really good at it. I was also very competitive. So, when people tried to tell me that I couldn’t win, it only motivated me to work harder — and to show them that they were mistaken.

I love proving the naysayers wrong and solving challenging problems. That’s why I feel so fortunate...

Justin Bird, M.D., holds up the spinal implant he developed while wearing his white coat and medical-grade face mask.

BY Justin Bird, M.D.

Many of the important things that we really want to accomplish in life, we can’t do alone. So, you have to identify the people who can help...