CNN

Health: From Migrant Farm Worker to Surgeon

Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa tells CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about his journey out of poverty in Mexicali, Mexico.

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Videos

Health: From Migrant Farm Worker to Surgeon

Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa tells CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about his journey out of poverty in Mexicali, Mexico. The CNN crew follows Dr. Q into his Operating Room and observes him removing a life threatening brain tumor.

Profile: Dr. Quinones-HInojosa

He jumped the fence from Mexico to work as a farmhand and ended up a leading brain surgeon. In this video, Dr. Q performs an awake craniotomy on Donald Rottman.

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Articles

Baltimore Magazine's Top Docs -- November 2011

How a migrant farm worker and illegal immigrant became a Hopkins neurosurgeon.

'Illegal' immigrants and the next economy

In this edition of the Baltimore Sun, Dr Q is described as perhaps the nation's leading illegal-turned-incredible citizen. This article looks at the presence of illegal immigrants in the USA and whether or not they should be granted similar educational privileges as their classmates.

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Podcasts

Kiro Interview
Thu November 3, 2011

After operating on two patients, Dr. Q talks about his new book on radio. He also talks about his daily life as a neurosurgeon.


ABC Television Show

Dr Q talks about an incident when blood splattered in his eye during surgery. This incident was televised on the ABC Network. In this podcast, Dr. Q also talks about a previous blood exposure he experienced.

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