Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Orthopedic group advocates for hospital sale, says delay is harming community

    Iowa City, Iowa-based Steindler Orthopedics has filed a motion in court requesting that a judge force Mercy Hospital Iowa City to move forward with a $29 million asset sale following its bankruptcy announcement, alleging that Mercy's delay of the sale is harming hospital operations and scaring away patients and providers, according to an Oct. 26 report from The Gazette.
  2. 82% of orthopedic surgeons have been a malpractice defendant: Report

    Eighty-two percent of orthopedic surgeons have been named as a sole or co-defendant in a malpractice lawsuit at some point in their careers, according to Medscape's 2023 "Physicians and Malpractice Report," published Oct. 26. 
  3. OrthoArizona welcomes new total joint surgeon

    Phoenix-based OrthoArizona, which employs 70 musculoskeletal specialists, has expanded its total joint service line with the addition of Robert Burnham Jr., MD. 

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  1. Orthopedic activity heats up in the Midwest: 10 updates in 50 days

    Here are 10 orthopedic center acquisitions, openings, expansions, affiliations and partnerships in the Midwest that Becker's has reported on since Sept. 6:
  2. Cutting Edge Spine earns patent for spinal fusion implant

    Cutting Edge Spine earned its third U.S. patent relative to trabecular screws for all orthopedic fixation, according to an Oct. 26 news release.
  3. 10 things to know about Hospital for Special Surgery's co-chiefs of spine

    Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, and Andrew Sama, MD, are co-chiefs of spine surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. 
  4. Twin Cities Orthopedics opens 70K-square-foot campus

    Bloomington, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics has opened a 70,000-square-foot campus in Plymouth, Minn. 

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  1. 29 hospitals honored as top orthopedic, spine facilities

    Healthgrades has named its top 100 orthopedic and top 100 spine care hospitals for 2024, with just 29 hospitals being named to both lists. 
  2. CNY Brain and Spine Neurosurgery adds Excelsius GPS robot

    New Hartford-based Central New York Brain and Spine Neurosurgery has added an Excelsius GPS robot for spine surgery in partnership with Rome (N.Y.) Health, according to an Oct. 25 report from NBC affiliate WKTV.
  3. Foundation Health Partners to open spine, orthopedic clinic

    Foundation Health Partners in Fairbanks, Alaska, will open the FHP Orthopedic & Spine Specialists Nov. 1.
  4. How 3 spine surgeons collaborate with other specialties

    Spine surgery is not something a physician can always do alone. Often spine surgeons will team up with physicians across specialties before, during and after a case.
  1. Dr. Donald Corenman joins Advanced Neurosurgery of Hawaii

    Donald Corenman, MD, joined Advanced Neurosurgery of Hawaii in Honolulu.
  2. Healthgrades' best spine hospitals 3 years running

    Healthgrades shared its lists for excellence in specialty care, including spine surgery. Here are the hospitals recognized for spine surgery during the last three consecutive years:
  3. Healthgrades' best hospitals for orthopedic surgery: Meet 2024's newcomers

    Every year, Healthgrades names the top 100 hospitals for orthopedic care nationwide. Twenty-nine new hospitals that did not make 2023's list have joined the list of top hospitals for 2024.
  4. Hospital for Special Surgery appoints neurology, anesthesiology chiefs

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery has appointed Lan Zhou, MD, as neurologist-in-chief and chair of HSS' department of neurology and Stavros Memtsoudis, MD, as anesthesiologist-in-chief and director of the department of anesthesiology, critical care and pain management. 
  5. What keeps 4 surgeons up at night

    Economic challenges, evolving technology and surgical outcomes are some of the many stressors surgeons face during their careers.
  6. Healthgrades' top 100 hospitals for joint replacement: 2024

    Healthgrades has released its list of the top 100 hospitals for joint replacement in 2024. 
  7. Dr. Hamid Abbasi to introduce OLLIF procedure in Orlando

    Hamid Abbasi, MD, PhD, of Inspired Spine, will train Jose Jimenez-Almonte, MD, an Orlando-based spine surgeon, in the oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusion procedure, according to an Oct. 25 news release.
  8. OrthoIndy adds chief development officer

    Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy named Brandon Smith as chief development officer.
  9. 10 things to know about Cedars-Sinai Spine Center's leaders

    David Skaggs, MD, and Theodore Goldstein, MD, are co-directors of Cedars-Sinai Spine Center in Los Angeles.

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