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  1. Dr. Alfonso Mejia named chair of AAOS board of councilors

    Alfonso Mejia, MD, was appointed chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Board of Councilors.
  2. Augmented reality spine navigation system makes US debut

    Sherwin Hua, MD, a spine surgeon at Stevenson Surgery Center in Fremont, Calif., has performed the first case in the U.S. using Taiwan Main Orthopedic Biotechnology's Caduceus S augmented reality spine navigation system. 
  3. Dr. Adam Bruggeman named AAOS advocacy council chair

    Adam Bruggeman, MD, was named chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Advocacy Council.

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  1. Dr. Anup Gangavalli performs 1st AR spine case in Richmond

    Anup Gangavalli, MD, of OrthoVirginia, completed the first augmented reality spine surgery in Richmond, Va., the North Chesterfield-based practice said in a March 8 LinkedIn post.
  2. Dr. James Voos honored by NFL Physicians Society

    James Voos, MD, chairman of the orthopedics department at University Hospitals Cleveland (Ohio) Medical Center and head team physician for the Cleveland Browns NFL team, has been awarded the annual NFL Physicians Society Arthur C. Rettig Award for Academic Excellence. 
  3. NeuroSpinal Institute of Broward relocates to larger space

    The NeuroSpinal Institute of Broward (Fla.) has moved into an expanded, 5,011-square-foot medical office space, upsizing from its previous 2,000-square-foot location, according to a March 9 report from the South Florida Business Journal.
  4. AAOS awards 3 surgeons

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on March 9 awarded three orthopedic surgoens for their work in service, leadership and diversity.

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  1. Ohio State Medical board permanently revokes license of orthopedic surgeon accused of abuse

    Orthopedic surgeon Michael Banks had his medical license permanently revoked from the Ohio State Medical Board following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, NBC affiliate WKYC reported March 9.
  2. Minimally invasive cellular allograft system cleared for use in trauma procedures

    The world's first viable bone matrix that provides lineage-committed bone cells, LifeNet Health's ViviGen MIS, is now available for use in trauma procedures. 
  3. Meet the AAOS' 2023-24 leadership

    Kevin Bozic, MD, is the next president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the organization said March 9. 
  4. Hospital for Special Surgery shares predictors of patient non-improvement following lumbar spine surgery

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery has identified several key patient indicators that can predict which patients may not improve, or in some cases worsen, following minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery. 
  1. 10 spine surgeons to know

    Below is a list of 10 spine surgeons who have made a positive impact on their organizations and the specialty. 
  2. Massachusetts spine surgeon allegedly received $100k+ in kickbacks from Johnson & Johnson

    Boston Medical Center's spine surgery head, Tony Tannoury, MD, was identified as the surgeon who was alleged to have received kickbacks from a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary after the medtech company settled allegations, according to a March 8 report from the Boston Globe. 
  3. Dr. Mark Davis performs Kingman Orthopedics' 1st robotic knee replacement

    Mark Davis, MD, performed the first robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery at Kingman (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center using Zimmer Biomet's Rosa device, according to a March 8 report from The Buzz.
  4. Florence Neurosurgery and Spine Center joins McLeod Health

    Florence (S.C.) Neurosurgery and Spine Center has joined hospital system McLeod Health, also based in Florence. 
  5. Rothman Orthopaedics lays off 18 corporate employees

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedics has laid off 18 employees, CEO Christopher Olivia, MD, told Becker's.
  6. 14 recent orthopedic surgeon moves

    Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons who have taken on new roles or added to their titles since Feb. 5:
  7. Top healthcare trends 5 surgeons are following

    Consolidation, artificial intelligence advancements and the rise in robotic-assisted procedures are three healthcare trends that spine and orthopedic surgeons are closely following. 
  8. Healthcare workers, here's what spine surgeons want you know about the job

    Like all specialties, spine surgery is unique and has its own set of rules and guidelines. Here are the things spine surgeons wish other healthcare professionals knew about the profession:
  9. International Women's Day: 10 female orthopedic and spine surgeons to know

    March 8 is International Women's Day, celebrating women's rights, equality and advancement. Here are 10 female orthopedic and spine surgeons to know: 

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