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  1. Cleveland Clinic London completes first AR-assisted knee replacement

    Cleveland Clinic London completed the city's first total knee replacement with augmented reality assistance, the hospital said in an Aug. 17 news release. 
  2. U of the Pacific plans 15K-square-foot sports medicine center

    The University of the Pacific is planning to build a 15,682-square-foot student athlete and sports medicine center at its campus in Stockton, Calif.
  3. Commonwealth Pain & Spine opens new office

    Louisville, Ky.-based Commonwealth Pain & Spine has expanded, opening a second location in the Louisville area in Shively, Ky., according to an Aug. 16 report from Louisville Business First.

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  1. The orthopedic surgeon gender pay gap in the 10 largest US cities

    A major pay gap persists between male and female orthopedic surgeons in all 10 of the largest cities in America, with female surgeons in New York City with 15 to 21 years of experience earning $120,508 less on average than their male counterparts every year, according to Medscape's salary explorer. 
  2. The 10 largest orthopedic device companies

    Stryker is the largest orthopedic device company in the world, with a current annual revenue of $18.4 billion, up 7.8 percent from the previous year, according to an Aug. 16 report from Mass Device. 
  3. ValueHealth, OrthoIllinois partner

    Rockford-based OrthoIllinois is partnering with ValueHealth to expand the Muve orthopedics program and value-based care.
  4. First 50 cases done with KG2 Surge interbody device

    The first 50 cases with Kleiner Device Labs' KG2 Surge flow-thru interbody system were completed, the devicemaker said Aug. 17.

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  1. ZimVie expands partnership with Brainlab

    ZimVie is expanding its partnership with Brainlab to include co-marketing, according to an Aug. 17 news release. 
  2. Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine to open new office

    Carmel, Ind.-based Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine is opening a new location in Noblesville, Ind., The Hamilton County Reporter said Aug. 17.
  3. Change these things in spine, 6 surgeons say

    From policy to patient access, here are the aspects of the spine surgery industry that six surgeons would want to change.
  4. Are unnecessary spinal surgeries on the rise? Here's why the answer might be complicated

    CMS is currently projecting an over 100 percent increase in the number of hip and knee replacements performed by 2040. 
  1. Patient with Quadriplegia granted new malpractice trial against Arizona neurosurgeon

    Brooke Amick, a patient with Quadriplegia, has been granted a new trial against neurosurgeon John Iskander, MD, after an Arizona appeals court ruled that a trial court excluded evidence that proved her surgeon’s alleged negligence led to her complete paralysis, according to an Aug. 16 report from Bloomberg Law.
  2. New York City's 5 highest paid orthopedic surgeons

    While the average orthopedic surgeon makes $573,000 a year, New York City's highest paid orthopedic surgeon earns $880,600, according to data from Medscape's salary reporter.
  3. Hoag Spine Center names leader for pain management program

    Charles De Mesa, DO, joined Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Spine Center to lead the pain management program, according to an Aug. 16 news release. 
  4. Dr. Thomas Graham operates on MLB player's thumb

    Thomas Graham, MD, performed reconstructive thumb surgery on Sal Frelick, an outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers.
  5. BackStop Neural adds Dr. Steven Falowski to advisory board

    Neurostimulation technology innovator BackStop Neural has appointed neurosurgeon Steven Falowski, MD, to its advisory board, according to an Aug. 15 press release sent to Becker's. 
  6. 2 surgeons join Bioretec scientific advisory board

    Two U.S. surgeons joined Bioretec's scientific advisory board, the orthopedic medtech company said Aug. 16.
  7. Oral ketamine, aspirin safe after knee replacements: study

    Reserachers with New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery found the combination of oral ketamine and aspirin is a safe form of pain medication after total knee replacement.
  8. Stryker CEO wins Ellis Island Medal of Honor

    Stryker CEO, Kevin Lobo, won the Ellis Island Medal of Honor for his career at Stryker, CBS affiliate WWMT reported Aug. 15.
  9. Orthopedic Care Partners affiliates with Dr. Nathan Mall

    Orthopedic Care Partners has affiliated with the practice of Nathan Mall, MD, according to an Aug. 16 news release.

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