Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Top 4 orthopedic residency programs in 2023, per Doximity

    Here are the top four orthopedic residency programs, from Doxmity's Residency Navigator.
  2. Dr. Plinio Caldera to join Uvalde Medical and Surgical Associates

    Plinio Caldera, MD, is set to join the orthopedics team at Uvalde (Texas) Medical and Surgical Associates, according to a July 23 report by Uvalde Leader-News.
  3. 5 Women's World Cup stars sidelined with ACL injuries

    As the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament kicks off in Australia and New Zealand, several star players from across the globe have been sidelined by ACL injuries, according to a July 12 report from USA Today.

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  1. Former Medtronic spine exec joins Inspire Medical Systems

    Carlton Weatherby, who was vice president and general manager of Medtronic's spine and biologics business, is now Inspire Medical System's chief strategy officer.
  2. 12 women part of NFL diversity in sports program for 2023

    The NFL is expanding its 2023 Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative, and this year 12 of the 31 participating medical students are women. 
  3. MUSC orthopedics to expand with new location, providers and partnership

    Charleston, S.C.-based MUSC Health is expanding its orthopedic services, moving to a larger location in Orangeburg, S.C., next month as it prepares to add two new providers and expand its sports medicine services, according to a July 23 report from The Times & Democrat.
  4. Spine medtech company purchased by BlueRiver Acquisition

    Spinal Stabilization Technologies and BlueRiver Acquisition entered into a definitive business combination agreement, according to a July 24 news release.

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  1. AAOS recognized as 'Best and Brightest Companies to Work For' 3rd year in a row

    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was recognized by the National Association for Business Resources as one of the "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For."
  2. USOP adds 2 Louisiana practices

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners added two practices in Louisiana — Alexandria-based Mid State Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center and Orthopaedic Associates of New Orleans.
  3. Dr. Stephen Ritter debuts Stryker Q guidance in Indiana

    Stephen Ritter, MD, of Carmel, Ind.-based Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, performed the first spine surgery in Indiana using Stryker's Q Guidance system.
  4. Orthopedic surgery center opens in Georgia

    Hamilton Healthcare System and Hamilton-Associates in Orthopedics & Sports Medicine opened a new orthopedic surgery center in Dalton, Ga., on July 11.
  1. Lancaster Orthopedic Group data breach impacts up to 2,000 patients

    Lancaster Orthopedic Group, based in Manheim Township, Pa., is investigating a security breach that exposed the private information of between 500 and 2,000 patients, according to a July 20 report from LancasterOnline.
  2. DxTx Pain and Spine secures $50M in funding

    Barrington Hills, Ill.-based DxTx Pain and Spine has secured over $50 million in funding from BC Partners Credit to expand its operations across the country. 
  3. 10 Stryker moves from the 1st half of 2023

    Medical device company Stryker has made several strides in the industry throughout the first half of the year, including launching a new guidance system and a completely autonomous guidance system.  
  4. U of Utah earns FDA clearance for Bone Bolt system

    Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Orthopaedic Innovation Center earned FDA clearance for its Bone Bolt system, which is an implant system to fix bone fractures. 
  5. How orthopedic surgeons can un-silo the industry

    Three physicians connected with Becker's to discuss how orthopedic surgeons can work to un-silo the industry.
  6. Apple Vision Pro has spine surgery potential, but it's not ready yet, 2 physicians say

    Apple Vision Pro, an augmented reality headset from Apple, was unveiled in June. While the system is marketed for everyday use, like an iPhone, some physicians are thinking about its applications in medicine.
  7. Potential FTC lawsuit may challenge Globus Medical-NuVasive deal

    The Federal Trade Commission is weighing a potential antitrust lawsuit that could challenge Globus Medical's more than $3 billion proposed acquisition of NuVasive, Seeking Alpha reported July 20.
  8. Dr. Frank Cammisa reflects on lifetime achievement award, future of HSS

    Spine surgeon Frank Cammisa Jr., MD, has had a long career at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery as its chief emeritus of spine. In June, he was recognized for his work and earned HSS' Lifetime Achievement Award.
  9. Intracept spine procedure shows 4-year efficacy

    Relievant Medsystems has announced four-year results from two clinical trials demonstrating the safety, effectiveness and durability of its Intracept procedure for patients with vertebrogenic pain. 

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