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  1. UT Health San Antonio partners with professional football team

    UT Health San Antonio has been named the official sports medicine provider for the San Antonio Brahmas XFL team. 
  2. Orthopedic surgeon operates on his childhood physician

    Siddhant Mehta, MD, PhD, an orthopedic surgeon with Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center instantly recognized his patient, Chitra Sethi, MD, when she walked into his office.
  3. Rothman Orthopaedics named official provider for Orlando Guardians football team

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute has been named the official team provider for the Orlando (Fla.) Guardians, an XFL football team, according to a March 14 press release sent to Becker's. 

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  1. 'Persistent decline' in spine surgery reimbursements remain, analysis finds

    As spine procedure volumes grew in the last 20 years, reimbursements have dipped, researchers found in an analysis.
  2. Top 5 best paying cities for orthopedic surgeons

    Savannah, Ga., is the best paying city for orthopedic surgeons of any experience level regardless of practice setting, paying an average salary of $582,878, according to the Medscape Salary Explorer.
  3. 5 orthopedic, spine supercenters on the East Coast

    From Virginia to Rhode Island, here are five orthopedic and spine supercenters on the East Coast that have been opened or planned in the last two years. 
  4. Think Surgical names field operations director

    Orthopedic surgical robotics company Think Surgical has appointed John Spadola as its director of field operations. 

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  1. NuVasive marks 20th year of XLIF procedure

    NuVasive reached the 20-year milestone with the extreme lateral interbody fusion, the devicemaker said March 13.
  2. Top 25 hospitals for orthopedics in 2023, per Women's Choice Award

    Women's Choice Award, a group that identifies the best healthcare facilities for empowering women, has named 341 hospitals as the best orthopedic care facilities for 2023. 
  3. Wisconsin orthopedic practice hit with data breach

    Wausau, Wis.-based Bone & Joint Clinic was hit with a data breach, the practice said March 10.
  4. Barton Health earns Joint Commission certification for spine surgery, knee, hip replacement

    South Lake Tahoe, Calif.-based Barton Health has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval in spine surgery and knee and hip joint replacement, according to a March 11 report from SouthTahoeNow.
  1. The leadership qualities missing from today's orthopedic leaders

    Six orthopedic surgeons connected with Becker's to discuss the leadership qualities that are hard to come by in orthopedic leaders today.
  2. Surgalign launches Holo AI Insights for spine surgery

    Surgalign released Holo AI Insights to assist clinical decision-making in spine surgery, the medtech company said March 13.
  3. Steadman Clinic's Dr. Armando Vidal named AAOS chair of specialty societies

    Armando Vidal, MD, was named chair of the board of specialty societies for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 
  4. 8 spine and orthopedic practices opening new clinics

    Here are eight spine and orthopedic practices opening or planning to open new locations that Becker's has reported on since Feb. 9:
  5. 5 recent spine surgery milestones

    From the first augmented reality surgery in Richmond, Va., to a surgery using a 3D-printed custom implant, here are five spine surgery milestones Becker's has reported on since March 1:
  6. Dr. Alfonso Mejia named chair of AAOS board of councilors

    Alfonso Mejia, MD, was appointed chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Board of Councilors.
  7. Augmented reality spine navigation system makes US debut

    Sherwin Hua, MD, a spine surgeon at Stevenson Surgery Center in Fremont, Calif., has performed the first case in the U.S. using Taiwan Main Orthopedic Biotechnology's Caduceus S augmented reality spine navigation system. 
  8. Dr. Adam Bruggeman named AAOS advocacy council chair

    Adam Bruggeman, MD, was named chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Advocacy Council.
  9. Dr. Anup Gangavalli performs 1st AR spine case in Richmond

    Anup Gangavalli, MD, of OrthoVirginia, completed the first augmented reality spine surgery in Richmond, Va., the North Chesterfield-based practice said in a March 8 LinkedIn post.

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