In the News: A Very Special Reunion

Dr. Rosenwasser with patient Lexi Tirpak and CBS 3 reporter Stephanie Stahl

Dr. Rosenwasser with patient Lexi Tirpak and CBS 3 reporter Stephanie Stahl.

CBS 3’s Stephanie Stahl recently covered a very special reunion between 10 year old Lexi Tirpak and Dr. Robert Rosenwasser, MD, Jewell L. Osterholm Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery, President, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson.

Lexi was born with abnormal blood vessels in her brain, and needed a lifesaving surgery.

“I’ll always remember the doctor saying I will take care of her as if she is mine,” recalled Lexi’s mom, Alanna Matthai.

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