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  1. NorthShore Neurological Institute welcomes Dr. Russ P. Nockels

    Dr. Russ P. Nockels, a board-certified neurological surgeon with expertise in spine surgery, joined NorthShore Neurological Institute at Northwest Community Healthcare in Arlington Heights, Ill. in July 2023. 
  2. UAMS names co-director of spine services

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock named Hector Enrique Soriano-Baron, MD, as co-director of spine services, according to an Oct. 24 news release. 
  3. Atrium Health earns Joint Commission's gold seal for spine surgery

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center has received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for advanced certification in spine surgery. 

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  1. OrthoPediatrics, Children's National Hospital strike development partnership

    Orthopedic developer OrthoPediatrics has partnered with Washington, D.C.-based Children's National Hospital to improve development and commercialization of pediatric medical devices, according to an Oct. 23 report from Inside Indiana Business.
  2. Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates opens $14M medical office building

    Canfield, Ohio-based Youngstown Orthopaedic Associates has opened a $14 million medical office building in Boardman, Ohio, according to an Oct. 21 report from The Business Journal.
  3. Healthgrades' best hospitals for orthopedic surgery: 2024

    Healthgrades named the 100 best hospitals for orthopedic surgery in 2024, honoring hospitals with superior patient outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement and total knee replacement. 
  4. ZimVie's scoliosis system surpasses 2,000 cases

    ZimVie's Tether vetrebral body tethering system has been used in more than 2,000 cases, the company said Oct. 24. 

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  1. Dr. Richard Menger wins 2nd consecutive CNS award

    Richard Menger, MD, earned the Samuel Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons for the second year in a row, Gulf Coast Media reported Oct. 23. 
  2. Johnson & Johnson MedTech chair changes hands

    Johnson & Johnson MedTech executive vice president and worldwide chair is stepping down, the company said Oct. 23.
  3. NuVasive cervical disc implant backed by 5-year study

    The NuVasive Simplify cervical disc replacement implant was found to be superior to anterior cervical discectomy fusion after five years, Globus Medical said Oct. 24.
  4. Healthgrades' best hospitals for spine surgery: 2024

    Healthgrades shared its lists for excellence in specialty care Oct. 24.
  1. Orthopedic activity in the 5 most underserved states

    Five states — Idaho, Illinois, Georgia, Washington and South Carolina — are the most underserved when it comes to orthopedic care, with fewer than three orthopedic surgeons per every 100,000 residents. 
  2. Think Surgical earns FDA clearance for robotic total knee replacement system

    Orthopedic robot developer Think Surgical has earned special FDA 510(k) clearance for its TMINI miniature robotic system for use with implants from three additional implant manufacturers. 
  3. Orthopedic activity ramps up in the South: 13 moves in 60 days

    Here are 13 orthopedic center acquisitions, openings, expansions and partnerships in the South that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 24:
  4. Orthopedic surgeons per capita in all 50 states | 2023

    While California has the most orthopedic surgeons of any state according to 2023 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, New Hampshire has the most orthopedic surgeons per capita. Idaho has the fewest. 
  5. Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee adds to orthopedic surgery team

    The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee has added orthopedic surgeon Preet Gurusamy, MD, according to an Oct. 20 report from the Williamson Herald.
  6. Piedmont Orthopedics opens new location

    Atlanta-based Piedmont Orthopedics/OrthoAtlanta has opened a new location in Evans, Ga., in the Piedmont August medical office building. 
  7. Endoscopic spine surgery is on the rise

    Endoscopic techniques are something spine surgeons have predicted would take off over the next decade.
  8. OrthoArizona adds spine surgeon

    Spine surgeon Mario Taylor, MD, joined OrthoArizona, the Chandler Independent reported Oct. 20.
  9. Alphatec, Aclarion partner to commercialize spine platform

    Aclarion has partnered to include its Nociscan technology within Alphatec's AlphaInformatiX for spine surgery decisionmaking, according to an Oct. 23 news release.

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