January 14, 2002 Issue
"I wanted to be a player at this critical time in the history of the city."
-- Ray Kelly, "Top Cop II"
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A Cut Above
BY SUSAN DOMINUS
Time was when most major surgeries meant a long scar and a longer hospital stay. But cutting-edge surgeons using high-tech tools and video imaging have been transforming surgery as we know it, doing remarkable work through tiny incisions to repair and even remove organs. Now they're gaining clout in New York hospitals, despite stiff resistance from old-line (don't say obsolete) colleagues. Plus: 100 top minimally invasive surgeons to look for in New York.
Top Cop II
This Media Life
The City Politic
The Bottom Line
BY JAMES J. CRAMER
Democrats are stupidly trying to blame the Enron scandal on the GOP -- and missing an opportunity for real reform.