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  1. 2 orthopedic surgeons implement robotic knee surgery at Essentia Health

    Robotic surgical assistant knee system Rosa has made its debut at Fargo, N.D.-based Essentia Health, according to a Sept. 28 report from Valley News. 
  2. Nanisx taps former Medtronic sales executive as new CEO to expand ASC spine division

    Nanisx, a device company specializing in the development of less exposure spine surgery technologies for ASCs, has appointed former Medtronic sales executive David Flickinger as its new CEO. 
  3. Dr. William Harris earns lifetime achievement award

    William Harris, MD, received a lifetime achievement award from Orthopaedic Summit Evolving Techniques, a nonprofit organization focused on education.

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  1. NuVasive launches cervical fusion fixation system

    NuVasive's Reline Cervical fixation system for posterior cervical fusion was launched, the devicemaker said Sept. 28.
  2. Dr. Marty Boyer of Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center performs wrist surgery on NHL player

    Marty Boyer, MD, performed wrist surgery on Keean Washkurak of the NHL's St. Louis Blues, the league said Sept. 26
  3. Dr. Sanjay Pratap Singh appointed Allina Health Neuroscience Spine and Pain Institute president

    Allina Health has appointed Sanjay Pratap Singh, MD, as the new president of the Neuroscience Spine and Pain Institute, according to a Sept. 27 press release sent to Becker's. 
  4. 10 most-read orthopedic stories in September

    From 10 orthopedic surgeons to know, to knee replacement technology expansion, here are the 10 most-read orthopedic stories from Becker's during September. 

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  1. 8 key developments in orthopedic biologics in Q3

    From executive leadership moves to new product developments, here are key headlines about orthopedic regenerative medicine from the third quarter: 
  2. JIS Orthopedics grows sports medicine line with new hire

    Randall Wroble, MD, joined New Albany, Ohio-based JIS Orthopedics, the practice said Sept. 26.
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery to appeal former NFL player's $28.5M verdict

    A jury on Sept. 23 awarded $28.5 million to former New York Giants running back Michael Cox, who sued Dean Lorich, MD, and New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery in 2016, Insurance Journal reported Sept. 27.
  4. Spectrum Health building $15M joint venture orthopedic ASC in Michigan

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan is breaking ground on a $15.1 million joint venture orthopedic ASC in Grand Rapids, MiBiz reported Sept. 27.
  1. Dr. Kornelis Poelstra completes 1,200+ robotic spine surgeries

    Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD, surpassed 1,220 robotic spine surgeries, according to a Sept. 27 news release.
  2. Stryker's Q guidance system launched with spine application

    Stryker launched its Q Guidance system for spine surgery, the devicemaker said Sept. 27.
  3. 5 things to know about Orthopedic One

    Orthopedic One is the largest physician-owned practice in Ohio, with nine locations throughout the state. 
  4. 4 recent orthopedic president moves

    From the Scoliosis Society's first female president, to a new president for the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, here are four orthopedic president moves Becker's has reported on since Sept. 1. 
  5. OrthoIndy to open new 15,000-square-foot medical office building

    Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy will open a new 15,000-square-foot medical office building in Westfield, Ind., in early October, according to a Sept. 26 report from local news site the Current.
  6. Nearly half of young orthopedic physicians carry student debt: 5 notes

    Almost half of orthopedic physicians under 40 have student debt, according to Medscape's "Young Physician Compensation Report 2022."
  7. 5 women-led orthopedic practices to watch

    Here are five orthopedic surgery practices with women in leadership positions to know:
  8. Dr. Thorsten Seyler debuts Smith+Nephew's Cori surgical system for revision knee replacement

    Thorsten Seyler, MD, a physician at Duke University in Durham, N.C., performed the first revision knee replacements using Smith+Nephew's Cori surgical system. 
  9. 8 things to know about Hope Orthopedics

    Salem, Ore.-based Hope Orthopedics has been treating patients at its three locations since the mid-1990s. 

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  • Minnesota orthopedic group hit with $111M negligence verdict
  • Orthopedic patient's death highlights potential dangers of prior authorization
  • Spine surgeon killed in Oklahoma hospital shooting
  • Neurosurgeon accepted $3.3M in illegal payments to perform spine surgeries at hospital
  • Spine surgeon gets jail time for abusing patient during hospital visit
  • Providence to pay $22.7M to settle unnecessary spine surgery allegations
  • 'They're on really thin ice': Why 1 insurer has drawn spine surgeons' ire
  • Texas spine surgeon defending himself from 'Dr. Death 2.0' allegations
  • Orthopedic surgeon must face suit in patient's death
  • Connecticut hospital to appeal $12.5M verdict to family of patient who died after orthopedic surgery
  • 4 spine technologies that promised more than they delivered
  • Terminated orthopedic surgeon contracts with another New York hospital
  • Orthopedic surgeon's health system exit steeped in controversy
  • Texas spine surgeon sued by State Farm over 'unnecessary' procedures
  • 22 hospitals ranked top 25 orthopedic hospitals 3+ years in a row
  • Orthopedic surgeon convicted of battery at hospital
  • UArizona neurosurgery chair dies after motorcycle collision
  • Could Medtronic's spine business be the next medtech spinoff?
  • America's largest independent practices by number of spine surgeons
  • 41 'rising stars' in orthopedics
  • Idaho orthopedic surgeon arrested for alleged misconduct at practice
  • Neurosurgeon's startup hits $1.2B valuation
  • Orthopedic surgeon indicted in $10M telemedicine fraud scheme
  • Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 5 best, worst states for healthcare
  • New Jersey hospital must pay neurosurgeons $24.3M, appeals court rules
  • Good news, bad news for orthopedic surgeons: 6 observations
  • Why private equity is bettering orthopedics, 3 physician leaders say
  • Texas spine surgeon's $11M verdict being appealed
  • Florida hospital patients say they were injured during surgeries. Now a physician faces 350 lawsuits.
  • A Rutgers physician accused of 'ghost surgeries' will return — but with fewer responsibilities
  • Top orthopedic hospital in every state: US News
  • Rothman Orthopaedics to become national brand, but no 'aspirations to go beyond US'
  • Sports medicine physician fired amid misconduct allegations involving patients
  • Orthopedic surgeon asking for misconduct charges to be dropped
  • Unnecessary spine cases spur class action lawsuit
  • Jury finds neurosurgeon largely responsible for paralysis, awards $15.5M in damages
  • Colorado Supreme Court rejects hospital's bid to enforce $229K spine surgery bill
  • Dr. Jon Yoon performs NHL's 4th disc replacement in 7 months
  • Neurosurgeon named in Washington lawsuit closes Ohio practice