Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 4 recent spine, orthopedic surgeon leadership moves

    Becker's reported on four spine and orthopedic surgeons taking on leadership roles so far in May.
  2. Banner Health opens $54M sports medicine facility

    Phoenix-based Banner Health opened a $54 million sports medicine facility in Scottsdale, Ariz., on May 16.
  3. Centinel Spine sees record motion preservation sales in Q1

    Centinel Spine in the first quarter of 2023 saw record worldwide motion preservation sales, the devicemaker said May 18.

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  1. FDA approves biomaterial silicon nitride fusion devices

    CTL Amedica's Nitro interbody fusion cage system portfolio was cleared by the FDA, the devicemaker said May 18. 
  2. 7 things to know about OrthoCarolina

    OrthoCarolina has been serving patients in the Charlotte, N.C., area since 1922, providing orthopedic, physical therapy, urgent and specialized care services. 
  3. Penn Highlands Healthcare adds sports medicine physician

    Dhurba Dhungana, MD, joined Penn Highlands Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Tyrone, Pa., according to a May 17 report by Huntingdon Daily News.
  4. What do spine surgeons hear most from patients?

    Dialogue with patients often includes questions about procedures for spine surgeons. Common threads include concerns about spinal fusions and how they will feel after surgery.

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  1. Study supports efficacy of StemSpine procedure

    Creative Medical Technology Holdings' StemSpine procedure was found to be effective in treating chronic lower back pain, according to a pilot study.
  2. Surgalign & NuVasive: How they line up in Q1

    Medical technology companies Surgalign and NuVasive posted their first quarter financial results for 2023. 
  3. 'The greatest laboratory in the world': Q&A with Dr. Thomas Graham on caring for pro athletes

    Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute in Allentown, Pa., appointed Thomas Graham, MD, as its first physician in chief in April.
  4. Dr. Mary Mulcahey named division director of sports medicine at Loyola

    Loyola Medicine in Maywood, Ill. named Mary Mulcahey, MD, division director of sports medicine.
  1. Dr. Brad Picha grows practice reach

    Brad Picha, MD, a spine surgeon with Crystal Clinic, is expanding his practice.
  2. 2 devicemakers laying off staff

    Medtronic and Stryker both have plans to lay off swaths of employees.
  3. Baptist Health Foundation receives $3M donation for orthopedic institute

    Jacksonville, Fla.-based Baptist Health Foundation has received a $3 million donation on behalf of the Jose Milton Foundation for its orthopedic institute, according to a May 12 report from South Florida Hospital News.
  4. Mayfield Brain & Spine to begin construction on 6th location

    Cincinnati-based Mayfield Brain & Spine is set to begin construction on its sixth practice location in Springboro, Ohio.
  5. Dr. Keith Meister to perform elbow surgery on Texas Rangers prospect

    Keith Meister, MD, is set to operate on Kumar Rocker, a pitching prospect for the Texas Rangers.
  6. Dr. David Newman joins St. Lawrence Health

    Orthopedic surgeon David Newman, MD, joined St. Lawrence Health's Canton-Potsdam Hospital in Canton, N.Y.
  7. Atlantic Health System adds Persona IQ for knee replacements

    Atlantic Health System's Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center added smart knee implant Persona IQ for total knee replacement surgeries. 
  8. Orthopedic surgeon pay vs. cost of living in 23 states

    The average annual salary for orthopedic surgeons far surpasses the cost of living in multiple states, according to May 2022 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  9. Princeton Brain, Spine and Sports Medicine updates EHR

    Princeton (N.J.) Brain, Spine and Sports Medicine is transitioning to eClinicalWorks' new electronic health records system, eClinicalWorks Cloud EHR. 

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