Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Dr. Michael Verdon partners to offer spine surgery warranty

    Neurosurgeon Michael Verdon, DO, partnered with Marvel Group to provide a spine surgery warranty at his practice in Dayton, Ohio. 
  2. Dr. Steve Singleton performs knee surgery on Philadelphia Phillies player

    Steve Singleton, MD, performed knee surgery on Rhys Hoskins, an infielder for the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball, on March 30. 
  3. 3 Geisinger updates in 6 weeks

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System provides care for over 3 million patients annually. Here are three orthopedic updates from the system since Feb. 21: 

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  1. ZimVie orthopedic device clears 2 international milestones

    ZimVie, Zimmer Biomet's spine company spinoff, has cleared two international milestones, making its Mobi-C cervical disc replacement device more accessible in France and the United Kingdom, according to an April 3 press release sent to Becker's. 
  2. OrthoIndy adds Lafayette Orthopedic Clinic

    Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy has added Lafayette (Ind.) Orthopedic Clinic to its list of practices, bringing its number of physicians to nearly 100, according to an April 3 press release sent to Becker's. 
  3. OAA Orthopedic Specialists signs long-term lease in Pennsylvania

    Allentown, Pa.-based OAA Orthopedic Specialists has signed a long-term lease at a shopping center in South Whitehall, Pa., according to an April 3 report from
  4. 3 spine surgeon moves in March

    Here are three spine surgeons who moved to new practices or changed their titles in March:

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  1. 7 things to know about Oly Ortho

    Olympia (Wash.) Orthopaedic Associates offers full-service musculoskeletal care for patients throughout Southwest Washington. Here are seven things to know about the practice: 
  2. 3 international orthopedic, spine updates in March

    From Qatar to Ecuador, three U.S. orthopedic and spine surgeons have taken their practices international since March 21. 
  3. Dr. Todd Lanman performs laminectomy at Qatar hospital

    Todd Lanman, MD, a neurosurgeon and practice owner based in Beverly Hills, Calif., performed a laminectomy at the View Hospital in Qatar, an affiliate of Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai, Gulf Times reported April 3. 
  4. Bringing the joy back into medicine: What AAOS' newly appointed president has planned for the year

    In March, Kevin Bozic, MD, an Austin, Texas-based orthopedic surgeon, assumed the role of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons president for the 2023-2024 term. This marks Dr. Bozic's third year with the AAOS board of directors. 
  1. 3Spine completes 50th investigational lumbar total joint replacement

    3Spine has completed the 50th lumbar total joint replacement using its Motus system, which is currently under FDA investigational device exemption, and its 150th real-world evidence lumbar fusion control case, according to a March 30 press release sent to Becker's. 
  2. Dr. Eric Tannenbaum completes 1st hip arthroscopy at Decatur County Memorial Hospital

    Eric Tannenbaum, MD, medical director of orthopedics at Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Ind., has completed the system's first hip arthroscopy, according to a March 30 report from Greensburg Daily News.
  3. Dr. David Barnett launches educational spine surgery website

    Neurosurgeon David Barnett, MD, has launched an informational website for patients living with spinal disorders. 
  4. Monogram Orthopedics completes 1st remote robotic surgery from 1.7K miles away

    A surgeon has completed the first fully remote simulated robotic total knee arthroplasty from 1,700 miles away, using a system from Monogram Orthopedics. 
  5. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic adds Dr. Andrew Dec

    Andrew Dec, DO, has joined Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic to provide pain management services. 
  6. Surgalign pushes spine platform into 2 more states

    Global medical technology company Surgalign ended the fourth quarter of 2022 with $20.6 million in revenue, following an expansion of its Holo Portal guidance platform into Virginia and Texas. 
  7. 'It's an unending stall tactic': What we heard in March

    Spine and orthopedic experts in March spoke with Becker's about topics from prior authorization to new trends in artificial intelligence. 
  8. How future surgeons will view today's orthopedic procedures

    Five orthopedic surgeons connected with Becker's to discuss how surgeons 10 years from now will look back at how orthopedic procedures are performed today.
  9. 6 things to know about Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Spine

    Meeker-based Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Spine serves patients in the White River Valley area, specializing in knee replacements, hip replacements and more. Here are six things to know about the practice: 

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