Reno, NV – Sierra Neurosurgery Group physicians were on call when tragedy struck at a Carson City IHOP restaurant this week. On the morning of September 6 an individual shot eleven people, ultimately killing four and then himself. The most seriously injured victims were brought to Renown Regional Medical center where Dr. Christopher Demers, Sierra Neurosurgery Group’s newest physician, successfully performed emergency surgery on victims assisted by Dr. Deven Khosla. Dr. Demers was well prepared for the trauma having recently completed his residency training at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, one of the busiest trauma centers in the country.
KTVN interviews Dr. Demers after the emergency surgery.