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  1. How orthopedist incentive bonuses have changed in the last 3 years

    Orthopedist incentive bonuses have increased by $30,000 since 2020, according to data from Medscape's 2020, 2021 and 2022 "Orthopedist Compensation Report." 
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery's virtual orthopedic company names CEO

    Former Walmart Health executive Marcus Osborne will lead New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery's vitual musculoskeletal physical therapy company, RightMove. 
  3. Orthopedic surgeon operates on his former high school teacher

    Sam Taylor, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, reunited with his AP Biology teacher after nearly 25 years when he operated on her at Hospital for Special Surgery Outpatient Center in Stamford, Conn., Stamford Advocate reported Feb. 4. 

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  1. 7 things to know about JIS Orthopedics

    New Albany, Ohio-based JIS Orthopedics has been treating patients since 1972. Here are seven things to know about the practice, according to a Feb. 2 news release : 
  2. Orthopedic surgeons leaving SSM Health did not break contract, court documents say

    Jason Sansone, MD, and Brian Keyes, DO, who are being sued by Madison, Wis.-based SSM Health Dean Medical group, say they did not violate employment contracts when planning their own independent practice, according to a response filed Feb. 3 in Dane County Circuit Court. 
  3. Dr. Michael Sisk leaves Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute after 24 years

    Michael Sisk, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Steamboat (Colo.) Orthopaedic & Spine Institute is moving his practice after 24 years, Steamboat Pilot & Today reported Feb. 5. 
  4. Meet the 2023 Cervical Spine Research Society board of directors

    The Cervical Spine Research Society named its board of directors and committee chairs for 2023, according to a Jan. 31 LinkedIn post. 

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  1. HSS' first surgeon CEO and 8 more orthopedic specialist moves

    Here are nine orthopedic surgeons who joined new practices or added to their titles reported by Becker's since Jan. 5:
  2. 10 sports medicine leaders to know

    Below is a list of 10 sports medicine leaders who have made a positive impact on their organizations and have their sights set on future growth. 
  3. Drs. Adolph Lombardi Jr., Charles Lawrie debut Zimmer Biomet's cementless tibia replacement

    Adolph Lombardi Jr., MD and Charles Lawrie, MD completed the first clinical cases using Zimmer Biomet's cementless tibia replacement, according to a Feb. 3 LinkedIn post from the company.
  4. Master complaint for Exactech orthopedic devices filed

    Attorneys filed a Master Complaint against Exactech over recalled hip, knee and ankle implants.
  1. Zimmer Biomet COO expects to beat Stryker to market for shoulder robot

    Zimmer Biomet's robotic shoulder application could come sooner than Stryker's, COO Ivan Tornos said in a Feb. 3 earnings call. 
  2. 5 things to know about Nebraska Spine + Pain Centers

    Omaha-based Nebraska Spine + Pain Centers has been serving patients in the region since 1963. Here are five things to know about the practice: 
  3. 8 Florida orthopedic updates in 4 weeks

    Florida is becoming an increasingly competitive state for orthopedic surgeons, according to Alex Vaccaro, MD, PhD, president of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopedic Institute. 
  4. 'This system is unsustainable': Why orthopedic surgeons do not feel fairly compensated

    Three orthopedic surgeons recently connected with Becker's to discuss whether they feel fairly compensated in their profession. 
  5. Cleveland Clinic Martin Health adds 2 neurosurgeons

    Neurosurgeons Dr. Mauricio Mandel, PhD, and Ivan Stoev, MD, have joined Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, part of Cleveland Clinic's regional health system in Florida. 
  6. Zimmer Biomet sees $130M loss in Q4

    Zimmer Biomet on Feb. 3 posted fourth quarter revenue increases and a $130.5 million net loss.
  7. Lawsuit targets Michigan orthopedic practice, alleges monopoly

    Trinity Health and four surgeons have sued Grand Rapids-based Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, accusing the practice of holding a monopoly in Kent County. 
  8. Dr. Chad Prusmack performs back surgery on National Hockey League Player

    Chad Prusmack, MD, performed back surgery on Mark Stone, a winger for the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League, on Jan. 31 in Denver, according to a report from 
  9. Black Hills Surgical Hospital ranked No. 1 for major orthopedic surgery: CareChex

    Rapid City, S.D.-based Black Hills Surgical Hospital was ranked the No.1 hospital in the U.S. for major orthopedic surgery by CareChex for 2023.

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