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  1. Orthopedic surgeon pleads guilty to unlawful drug distribution

    An orthopedic surgeon admitted to multiple counts of illegally prescribing pain medication to patients, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey said June 11.
  2. Spine surgeons, hospitals wary of CMS' proposed spinal fusion bundles

    CMS is proposing a new payment model — called the Transforming Episode Accountability Model — that would bundle payments for spinal fusions, among other procedures, to acute care hospitals, but spine surgeons and the American Hospital Association are wary.
  3. WWE star returns to ring following surgery at Andrews Sports Medicine

    World Wrestling Entertainment star Erik of The Viking Raiders, whose real name is Raymond Rowe, is back in the ring after undergoing surgery at Birmingham, Ala.-based Andrews Sports Medicine in 2023. 

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  1. AAOS updates carpal tunnel syndrome guidelines

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons updated its clinical guidelines for managing carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a June 11 news release.
  2. Early-stage orthopedic startup earns investor backing

    Early-stage orthopedic startup Cohesys has launched a new investment partnership with alternative asset platform Alto. 
  3. Dr. Eric Mancini joins Michigan hospital

    Orthopedic surgeon Eric Mancini, MD, has joined Helen Newberry (Mich.) Joy Hospital. 
  4. Zimmer Biomet inks distribution deal for handheld orthopedic robot

    Zimmer Biomet entered a limited distribution agreement with Think Surgical to offer the Tmini wireless handheld robot for total knee replacement, the devicemaker said June 11.

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  1. Orthofix names chief of investor relations and communications

    Orthofix named Julie Dewey as chief investor relations and communications officer, the spine devicemaker said June 11.
  2. The richest women in orthopedics

    The U.S. has five female billionaires who made their fortunes from the healthcare industry, according to Forbes' live net worth tracker. 
  3. Outpatient spine: 10 insights, stats and more

    Here are 10 things to know about outpatient spine surgery in 2024:
  4. 10 places hiring spine, orthopedic surgeons

    Here are 10 places hiring spine and orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool.
  1. 7 spine studies to know

    From long-term disc replacement outcomes to outpatient spine case volume, here are six key spine studies Becker's reported about since May 6.
  2. 3 basketball stars undergoing surgery

    Here are three basketball stars that have undergone orthopedic treatment since December: 
  3. New Jersey orthopedic center adds low-dose imaging for spine, orthopedics

    The Pediatric Orthopedic Center in Cedar Knolls, N.J., added the EOSedge imaging system for spine and orthopedics, the practice said June 10.
  4. Theragen names vice president of sales

    Jim Butler was named Theragen's vice president of sales, according to a June 10 LinkedIn post.
  5. Dr. Mark McFarland performs Orthopaedic & Spine Center's first Intracept cases

    Mark McFarland, DO, of Newport News, Va.-based Orthopaedic & Spine Center, performed the practice's first Intracept basivertebral nerve ablation cases.
  6. Spine's best-kept secrets

    Three spine surgeons discuss the best-kept secrets in their industry.
  7. Spinal Simplicity's new anterior cervical plate system earns FDA nod

    Spinal Simplicity earned FDA 510(k) clearance for its Wolff's Law anterior cervical plate system, the devicemaker said June 10.
  8. 5 highest-paid orthopedic surgeons in Philadelphia

    The highest-paid orthopedic surgeon in Philadelphia earns $876,600, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $378,250 orthopedic surgeons make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  9. Bridgeport Hospital campus opens new orthopedic care unit

    Bridgeport (Conn.) Hospital Milford Campus has unveiled a new post-surgical orthopedic care unit, according to a June 6 report from Fox affiliate WTIC. 

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