Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Judge slashes 'shockingly excessive' orthopedic malpractice verdict by $100M

    A federal judge has reduced a $111 million jury award in a malpractice verdict against Sartell, Minn.-based St. Cloud Orthopedic Associates to $10 million, calling the original "shockingly excessive," according to a Nov. 8 report from the StarTribune.
  2. Orthofix reports $184M in Q3 net sales

    Medical device company Orthofix recorded $184 million in net sales during the third quarter, according to a Nov. 8 news release from the company.
  3. Good Samaritan Hospital adds Rosa robot for joint replacements

    San Jose, Calif.-based Good Samaritan Hospital has added Zimmer Biomet's Rosa robot for total joint replacement procedures. 

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  1. 9 states in need of orthopedic surgeons

    There are 10 states in the U.S. that currently have fewer than three orthopedic surgeons for every 100,000 residents, and those shortages are only expected to increase over the coming years. 
  2. Globus Medical eyeing knee robot launch in 2024

    Globus Medical is looking to launch a knee robot early next year, CEO Dan Scavilla said in a Nov. 7 earning call.
  3. Orthopedic surgeon performs hip replacement on father, daughter duo the same day

    William Baione, MD, performed hip replacements on a man and his daughter on the same day, according to a Nov. 7 feature from Hackensack Meridian Health.
  4. The costs behind Elon Musk's Neuralink clinical trials

    Thousands of prospective patients have shown interest in Neuralink, and the company overseen by Elon Musk has ambitious plans for upcoming human trials, Bloomberg reported Nov. 6.

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  1. Stryker vs. Zimmer Biomet vs. Johnson & Johnson: How they compare in Q3 2023

    Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and Zimmer Biomet posted their third quarter financial results for 2023, and data on their orthopedic sales.
  2. Globus Medical hits $383M in Q3 net sales

    Globus Medical reported $383.6 million in global net sales during the third quarter, according to a Nov. 7 news release.
  3. Spineway taps deputy CEO

    Spinal implant specialist the Spineway Group has appointed Sandrine Carle as deputy CEO. Ms. Carle originally joined Spineway in July 2022 when the company acquired Spine Innovations, where she was CEO. 
  4. Lumbar fusion, 3D scans and endoscopic surgery: Dr. Ali Anissipour on the future of spinal treatment

    Ali Anissipour, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Western Washington Medical Group in Everett, recently joined Becker's to discuss his achievements in the last year and trends and advancements in spine surgery worth monitoring.
  1. Dr. Kevin Garvin named president-elect of the ABOS

    Kevin Garvin, MD, has been named president-elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. 
  2. Research is key to the future of endoscopic spine surgery, 1 surgeon says

    Endoscopic spine surgery continues to gain traction, but that could bring challenges with payers, according to Saqib Hasan, MD, of Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Golden State Orthopedics and Spine.
  3. Dr. Neal ElAttrache operates on pitcher Clayton Kershaw

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed shoulder surgery on Clayton Kershaw, who pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers last season.
  4. Dr. Barrett Woods on the advancement of minimally invasive surgery

    Barrett Woods, MD, a spine surgeon at Rothman Orthopaedics in Philadelphia, said he strives to "improve the quality of life of my patients through conservative care and surgical intervention for those who require it," according to his LinkedIn profile. 
  5. Zimmer Biomet sees 5% revenue growth in Q3

    Zimmer Biomet on Nov. 7 posted $1.7 billion in third quarter net sales.
  6. Rothman Orthopaedic Institute countersues former CEO

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute filed a countersuit against former CEO Christopher Olivia, MD, saying the practice doesn't owe him severance, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 6.
  7. How Dr. Michael Venezia is building a spine practice with emerging technology

    Pushing spine technology forward is one of the highlights of the year for Michael Venezia, DO.
  8. Alphatec reports $118M in Q3 revenue

    Spine medtech company Alphatec recently reported $118 million in total revenue for the third quarter of 2023. 
  9. Michigan orthopedic group adds surgeon

    Sparrow Medical Group added Arjuna Cuddeback, DO, to its orthopedics practice in Charlotte, Mich.

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