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  1. 14 orthopedic surgeon moves in April | 2024

    Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons who recently joined new practices or added to their titles, as reported by Becker's in April:
  2. Average cost of the 4 most common spine surgeries

    Some of the most common spine procedures performed in 2023 included a diskectomy and spinal fusion surgery, according to 2023 data from U.S. News & World Report. 
  3. 5 things to know about Stryker's orthopedics and spine president

    Spencer Stiles is group president of orthopedics and spine at Stryker.

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  1. Stryker vs. Zimmer Biomet vs. Johnson and Johnson: How they compare in Q1 2024

    Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and Zimmer Biomet posted their first-quarter financial results for 2024 and data on their orthopedic sales.
  2. 6 orthobiologics updates

    From funding to FDA clearances, here are six key developments in orthopedic regenerative medicine since March 7.
  3. 'Banning noncompete language is overstepping': What experts told Becker's in April

    Spine and orthopedic experts shared with Becker's insights about physician autonomy, workforce policy and more in April.
  4. Hoag nets 2 Press Ganey patient experience awards

    Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award and the Pinnacle of Excellence Award for its high performance in patient experience.

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  1. 25 sports medicine updates in 2024

    Here are 25 sports medicine updates from the first four months of 2024: 
  2. How outpatient orthopedic surgery has evolved and what's next

    Outpatient surgery has become a hot topic in orthopedics.
  3. Good Samaritan Hospital completes 1st spine surgery using Excelsius robot

    San Jose, Calif.-based Good Samaritan Hospital has completed its first procedure using the Excelsius GPS robotic system, according to an April LinkedIn post. 
  4. Orthopedic surgeon salaries up 24% since 2021

    The average annual salary for orthopedic surgeons has increased over each of the past three years, rising a total of more than $72,000, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  1. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Lexington Medical Center adds robotic knee replacements

    Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Lexington (N.C.) Medical Center has added robotic partial, total and revision knee replacements, according to a May 3 report from The Dispatch. 
  2. 10 metropolitan areas where orthopedists earn more than $400K

    Physicians who specialize in orthopedic surgery have the opportunity to earn more than $400,000 annually in 10 metropolitan areas of the U.S., according to data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey, which was published April 3. 
  3. Dr. Brandon Valentine named Novant orthopedic leader

    Novant Health orthopedic surgeon Brandon Valentine, MD, has been tapped as the system's new greater Charlotte market orthopedic surgery institute leader, according to a May 3 email shared with Becker's. 
  4. 4 spine, orthopedic layoffs in 2024

    Spine and orthopedic practices and devicemakers have restructured business and laid off staff in 2024. Here are four layoffs Becker's reported about so far.
  5. Dr. Charles Goldfarb named inaugural Richard H. Gelberman, MD, Distinguished Professor

    Hand surgeon Charles Goldfarb, MD, is the first Richard H. Gelberman, MD, Distinguished Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the school said May 3. 
  6. What's next for outpatient orthopedic surgery?

    Several orthopedic procedures are becoming more commonplace in the outpatient setting.
  7. WWE star Braun Strowman undergoes spinal fusion at Andrews Sports Medicine

    World Wrestling Entertainment star Braun Strowman underwent spinal fusion surgery for his C4 and C5 vertebrae at Birmingham, Ala.-based Andrews Sports Medicine, according to a May 2 report from Wrestling Inc. 
  8. Ozzy Osbourne undergoing spinal stem cell treatment

    Ozzy Osbourne said he had stem cell treatment for his spine in an April 30 episode of his SiriusXM radio show, USA Today reported.
  9. UCLA awarded up to $12.3M to develop novel joint regeneration treatments

    The University of California Los Angeles is part of a multi-institution research team that earned a contract of up to $33 million to develop treatments for joint regeneration for osteoarthritis.

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