Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 'The field of spine surgery will be completely taken over by neurosurgery': What we heard from experts in October

    Spine and orthopedic experts and leaders spoke with Becker's Spine Review on a range of topics in October, from awake spine surgery to hospital competition. 
  2. Texas spine surgeon signs management contract with wellness company

    Altitude Wellness has signed a management agreement with spine surgeon Kenneth Lee, MD.
  3. 5 spine centers to know

    Here are five spine practices to know:
  1. 'We were way ahead of the curve': Beacon Orthopaedics leaders reflect on 25th anniversary

    Sharonville, Ohio-based Beacon Orthopaedics is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and its surgeons and founding members are reflecting on the practice's growth.
  2. Kansas hospital adds 1st neurosurgeon

    Thomas Frimpong, DO, is the first neurosurgeon to join Summit Surgical Hospital in Hutchinson, Kan., The Hutchinson News reported Oct. 29.
  3. Zimmer Biomet recalls surgical robot

    Zimmer Biomet has recalled its Rosa One 3.1 brain application because of a software error that could lead to the misplacement of instruments during neurosurgical procedures.
  4. Stryker execs optimistic about ASC growth, backlog recovery: 5 earnings call notes

    Despite COVID-19 spikes during the third quarter that delayed elective surgeries, medical technology company Stryker saw continued demand for its surgical robots and progress with its Wright Medical integration.

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  1. 4 spine surgeon moves in October

    The leader of a new medical institute and three more spine surgeons moving to new practices or adding to their titles in October:
  2. 10 key reads for spine leaders in October

    From the increasing prominence of neurosurgeons in the spine field to the top three orthopedic and neurosurgery residency programs in the country, here are the 10 most-read articles on Becker's Spine Review in October:
  3. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush opens new location

    Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush has opened its seventh location in Joliet, Ill., the company said Oct. 29. 
  4. Illinois court revives botched hip replacement suit

    An Illinois appeals court is allowing a lawsuit over an allegedly botched hip replacement to resume, according to court documents.
  1. 2 Florida orthopedic groups form 100-provider integrated network

    Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine (Fla.) has affiliated with Jacksonville, Fla.-based Southeast Orthopedic Specialists to create a multispecialty musculoskeletal care platform with more than 100 providers.
  2. Renowned hip surgeon to join Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

    Nashville-based Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, Tennessee’s largest orthopedic surgery group, has added world-renowned hip surgeon J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD, to its team, according to an Oct. 28 report in the Williamson Herald.
  3. Florida hospital installs robot for knee replacement

    West Boca Medical Center is the first hospital in Boca Raton, Fla., to feature the CORI Surgical System for knee replacement surgery, according to an Oct. 29 report in South Florida Hospital News.
  4. Stryker's orthopedic sales jump 16.1% in Q3: 5 insights

    Orthopedic device manufacturer Stryker posted $4.2 billion in third-quarter net sales, with orthopedic sales up 16.1 percent year over year to $1.5 billion.
  5. Digital orthopedics company secures $600M investment

    San Francisco-based Hinge Health, a digital musculoskeletal clinic, secured $400 million in its latest fundraising round, the company said Oct. 28.
  6. Integra LifeSciences names president, CEO

    Jan De Witte is Integra LifeSciences' new president and CEO, the company announced Oct. 28.
  7. 13 orthopedic groups with 100 physicians or more

    Here are 13 orthopedic groups with 100 physicians or more, including three groups — OrthoLoneStar, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance and Ortho Alliance NJ — formed through mergers in the last 18 months:
  8. Wireless implants planned for spinal fusion

    One devicemaker's recent seed funding round could help bring wireless implants to spine surgery, IoT World Today reported Oct. 28.
  9. OrthoLoneStar launches spine, orthopedic bundles in Texas

    Houston-based OrthoLoneStar has teamed up with Greenwich, Conn.-based Cedar Gate Technologies to bring a value-based care program for spine and orthopedic care in Texas.

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