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A Force of Inspiration

Posted by delicia on September 22, 2015

Dr. Michael O'Dell and Dr. Chi-Chang David Lin were reunited with NYPD officer, Tarrell Lee, after helping him recover from a near fatal accident 10 years ago.

Police officer Tarrell Lee nearly died when an SUV plowed him over as he directed traffic in midtown. Lee, 37, was kept in a medically induced coma for more than four weeks as doctors at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center performed surgery after surgery — trying to save his life.

In the end, they kept him alive, but couldn’t save his right leg. When Lee came out of his coma, the next phase of his recovery began. He spent five long, painful months in Rehabilitation.  Dr. O’Dell and Dr. Lin were a part of his rehabilitation care team.

Please read the NY Daily News article for details about the exciting and emotional reunion.

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