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  1. Dr. Norman Waldrop performs surgery on Tennessee Titans quarterback

    Ryan Tannehill, starting quarterback for the Tennessee Titans, underwent ankle surgery at Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Birmingham, Ala., nfl.com reported Dec. 23. 
  2. What 6 spine surgeons are most proud of in 2022

    From honing minimally invasive surgical skills to establishing an independent spine practice and attracting more patients from abroad, six spine surgeons told Becker's about their biggest achievements this year.
  3. How 1 orthopedic MSO grew in 2022

    Growth Orthopedics, a management services organization, had a busy 2022 from adding new surgeons at its partner practices to growing its online presence, according to its 2022 annual report.

2 new fusion studies highlight benefits of first fully porous PEEK

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  1. Aclarion adds Dr. Christopher Ames as an adviser

    Aclarion is continuing to build its surgeon advisory team and added Christopher Ames, MD, of University of California at San Francisco.
  2. Data supports Orthofix's cellular bone allograft in lumbar fusions

    A study published in Neurology International found fusion rates of 98.6 percent with Orthofix's Trinity Elite cellular bone allograft, the devicemaker said Dec. 22.
  3. Drs. James Voos and Jacob Calcei debut wireless orthopedic camera in Ohio

    James Voos, MD, and Jacob Calcei, MD, performed Ohio's first cases with the ArthroFree wireless camera, Shaker Heights, Ohio-based University Hospitals said Dec. 22.
  4. 5 Rothman Orthopaedics Florida physicians earn recognition by Orlando Magazine

    Five surgeons working at Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute's Florida locations were named Premier Doctors by Orlando Magazine, the practice said in a Dec. 21 LinkedIn post.

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  1. 85+ orthopedic surgeon moves in 2022

    Here are more than 85 orthopedic surgeons joining new practices or adding to their titles in 2022:
  2. Colorado orthopedic practice breaks ground on new facility

    Workers broke ground on Fort Collins, Colo.-based Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies' new medical clinic in Greeley, Colo., The Fort Morgan Times reported Dec. 21.
  3. 3 federal updates involving spine, orthopedics

    Here are three federal updates involving spine and orthopedics since Nov. 30:
  4. Dr. Eric Potts joins advisory team at Aclarion

    Eric Potts, MD, was named as an adviser for Aclarion, the medtech company said Dec. 21.
  1. AAOS calls on Congress to stop 2023 Medicare fee cuts

    Felix Savoie, III, MD, president of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons sent a statement to Congress on its recently released omnibus package, according to a Dec. 21 news relese.
  2. DePuy Synthes' patent verdict, Happe Spine's new CEO and more: 9 devicemaker notes

    Here are nine developments from spine devicemakers since Dec. 7:
  3. 6-physician orthopedic practice to join Sanford Health

    Grand Forks, N.D.-based Valley Bone and Joint Clinic on Jan. 1, 2023 will join Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health and operate as Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Grand Forks, the Grand Forks Herald reported Dec. 20.
  4. 2 orthopedic surgeons invest in digital patient engagement platform

    Orthopedic surgeons Jason Matuszak, MD, and Nicholas Violante, DO, invested in Well iQ, a patient engagement platform, the medtech company said Dec. 21.
  5. 7 new spine, orthopedic AR systems in 2022

    Several new augmented reality systems for spine and orthopedics went to market in the U.S. or were approved in 2022.
  6. Texas orthopedic and sports medicine center adds new physician

    Texarkana, Texas-based Christus St. Michael Health System Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has added Darius Mitchell, MD, to its staff, the Texarkana Gazette reported Dec. 19. 
  7. What orthopedic experts said about consolidation in 2022

    Orthopedic practice consolidation remained strong in 2022. Here's what experts have told Becker's about the trend this year:
  8. Palm Beach Orthopedic Institute to open new Florida ASC

    Palm Beach (Fla.) Orthopedic Institute has received zoning board approval for a new orthopedic ASC in Loxahatchee, Fla., according to the Dec. 15 planning and zoning board agenda. 
  9. Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians partners with Nelson Mandela's grandson for philanthropy project

    Atlanta-based Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians has partnered with the Mandela Institute for Humanity, an organization run by Nelson Mandela's grandson, Ndaba Mandela. 

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