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  1. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute to open new Florida location

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute unveiled its relocated Lake Nona office in Orlando, Fla., according to a Feb. 19 LinkedIn post.
  2. Medtronic names 1st chief sustainability officer

    Med tech and device manufacturer Medtronic appointed Raman Venkatesh as the company's first chief sustainability officer.
  3. 2 Colorado surgeons add spine robot

    Two spine surgeons in Pueblo, Colo., have added a robotic spinal guidance system, the Mazor X, according to a Feb. 18 report from CBS affiliate KKTV.

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  1. How the anesthesia shortage is impacting orthopedics

    The anesthesiologist shortage is affecting every area of healthcare, and orthopedics is no exception.  
  2. Spine surgeon vs. neurosurgeon salary – Does location matter in 2024?

    Spine surgeons and neurosurgeons sometimes have overlap in the type of care they offer. However their training paths are unique, along with having varying compensation.
  3. Meet the leaders of the top US orthopedic residency programs

    Doxmity's Residency Navigator 2023-2024 ranked the best residency programs for multiple specialties, including orthopedic surgery.
  4. Dr. Ernest Braxton performs 1st awake spine surgery in Nepal

    Ernest Braxton, MD, neurosurgeon at Vail (Colo.) Summit Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, has completed the first awake spine surgery in Nepal, according to a Feb. 16 report from the VailDaily.

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  1. 3 orthopedic acquisitions shaping the industry

    Here are three orthopedic acquisitions that Becker's has reported on since Jan 9:
  2. The CORE Institute's 5-year recap: 11 big moves in orthopedics

    The CORE Institute is the largest orthopedic group in the U.S. with more than 200 physicians on its staff. 
  3. North Carolina orthopedic surgeon performs 1st BEAR procedure

    Louis Almekinders, MD recently performed his first procedure using the BEAR implant for ACL surgery.
  4. 1 pro vs. 3 potential cons of private equity in orthopedics

    While private equity can boost a practice's purchasing power, one orthopedic surgeon says it comes with a risk of less autonomy.
  1. 9 orthopedic practice moves in the South

    Here are nine orthopedic practice openings, relocations, affiliations and acquisitions in the South that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 4:
  2. Orthopedic surgeon named medical director of regenerative medicine company

    Regenerative medicine company QC Kinetix has appointed orthopedic surgeon Mitchell Sheinkop, MD, as its national medical director. 
  3. Mark Cuban's latest healthcare move

    Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company launched a new product for healthcare providers as it continues to disrupt the pharmacy space and set a tone for more pricing transparency: a marketplace to obtain medications in shortage.
  4. Topp Spine & Orthopaedics relocates

    Topp Spine & Orthopaedics has relocated its practice to St. Simons Island, Ga., according to a Feb. 15 report from The Brunswick News.
  5. Spine surgeon expects 'record year' for patient volume, revenue

    Los Angeles-based DOCS Surgery Center had a record year for case volume and revenue, Co-CEO Khawar Siddique, MD, told Becker's.
  6. Penn Medicine names orthopedic chair

    Benjamin "Kyle" Potter, MD, will become the chair of Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine's orthopedic department in July after spending more than 22 years in active duty service with the U.S. Army.
  7. Spine surgery and ASCs: 8 notes

    Spine surgery is a specialty that continues to grow in ASCs, and many physicians see a bright future for the outpatient setting as minimally invasive techniques and patient demand grow.
  8. Bankruptcy, closures and layoffs: What's going on with medtech companies?

    Several spine and orthopedic medtech companies have undergone major changes in the first few weeks of 2024.
  9. Momentum Health earns FDA approval for AI spine app

    Momentum Health earned FDA 510(k) clearance for Momentum Spine, an artificial intelligence-powered app for spine care.

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