Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Bioventus launches initial public offering

    Orthobiologics company Bioventus launched its initial public offering, according to a Feb. 4 news release.
  2. OrthoNeuro opening university office to foster research, education

    Columbus, Ohio-based OrthoNeuro is opening an office with a physical therapy clinic on the Dublin campus of Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  3. Spine practice owner to turn former church into clinic with surgery center

    Marwan Shuayto, MD, plans to transform a former church in Port Huron, Mich., into a surgery center where he will relocate his practice, the Times Herald reports.

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  1. Wisconsin orthopedic group gets 10-year naming rights on indoor sports complex

    An indoor sports complex under construction in New Berlin, Wis., will bear Pewaukee-based Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin's name, according to a Feb. 3 report from BizTimes Milwaukee.
  2. Orthopedic surgeon named director for clinical affairs at Kaiser Permanente's medical school

    Ronald Navarro, MD, assumed the role of director for clinical affairs at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine in Pasadena, Calif., on Feb. 1.
  3. Who 18 orthopedic, spine surgeons pick to win the Super Bowl

    Super Bowl LV is set for Feb. 7 in Tampa Bay, Fla., between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs.
  4. 8 spine surgeons on key characteristics they look for in staff — Drs. Adam Bruggeman, Grant Shifflett & more

    From interpersonal skills to organization and an affable personality, eight spine surgeons outline the key characteristics they look for when hiring staff.
  1. Drs. Owen O'Neill, James Cook & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    From the medical director of a new robotic program to the incoming president of a large orthopedic group's board of directors, here are the latest orthopedic surgeons making the news:
  2. NASS highlights advocacy efforts of Dr. Brian Gantwerker

    The National Association of Spine Specialists, the advocacy arm of the North American Spine Society, paid tribute to Brian Gantwerker, MD, for his work elevating the voices of spine providers and challenging legislative hurdles within the field.
  3. 4 CEO moves at orthopedic practices in 2021

    In the past month, Becker's has reported on four CEO moves at orthopedic and spine-focused practices and health systems:
  4. How Medtronic, Stryker, and Johnson & Johnson's shares performed this week

    Here's how Medtronic, Stryker and Johnson & Johnson's shares have fluctuated over the last five days.
  1. 4 spine, orthopedic hospitals in the works

    Four spine and orthopedic specialty hospitals broke ground or have been announced in the last four months:
  2. Dr. James Cook performs 2nd hip surgery in 4 days on tiger at Illinois zoo

    A tiger at Brookfield (Ill.) Zoo is recovering from its second hip surgery in four days, both performed by James Cook, MD, director of the University of Missouri Health Care's Mizzou BioJoint Center in Columbia, The Chicago Tribune reports.
  3. $35M spine hospital with ASC planned for Louisiana

    Workers are expected to break ground this month on a $35 million orthopedic spine hospital in Bossier City, La., ABC affiliate KTBS reports.
  4. X-Stop vs. laminectomy in lumbar spinal stenosis: 5 things to know

    Researchers found laminectomies were a more cost-effective treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis compared to inserting Medtronic's X-Stop interspinous distractor device, according to a study published Feb. 2 in Journal of Neurosurgery.
  5. Cost savings of $2K estimated when bone removal tool used during TLIF — 6 things to know

    Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedures using Carevature Medical's Dreal technology to prepare intervertebral endplates have led to shorter surgery times and cost savings of $2,000 per procedure, according to an article published in PharmacoEconomics.
  6. DePuy Synthes inks distribution deal for expandable cages in the US

    DePuy Synthes, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies, has partnered with Expanding Innovations to distribute the X-Pac expandable cage in the U.S.
  7. Dr. Neel Anand performs 1st spine surgery with latest TheraCell product

    Neel Anand, MD, performed the first spine surgery with TheraCell's new TheraCell DB Fiber Wrap, according to a Feb. 2 news release.
  8. Spinal implant registry, credentialing system launches in US

    Imperium Surgical Partners and healthcare consultant MedWell Solutions have launched Bodi, a spinal implant and credentialing system.
  9. Alphatec plans hiring spree after moving into new HQ

    Spine device company Alphatec has relocated to a 120,000-square-foot headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif.

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