• The top 98 orthopedic surgeons in Chicago

    Chicago Magazine has named the top 151 musculoskeletal physicians in the Chicago area, including the top orthopedic surgeons, hand surgeons, physical medicine specialists and sports medicine specialists. 
  • New York orthopedic surgeon fined $100K for posting fake practice reviews

    New York City-based orthopedic surgeon Mark Mohrmann, MD, has been fined $100,000 for allegedly posting fake positive reviews online for his practice, Highline Orthopedics. 
  • Medacta launches femoral component for total knee replacements

    Orthopedic and spine solutions company Medacta has launched GMK SpheriKA, the world's first kinematic alignment-optimized femoral component indicated for total knee replacements. 
  • Gritman Medical Center earns Joint Commission Gold Seal for hip, knee replacements

    Moscow, Idaho-based Gritman Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of approval for total hip and total knee replacements, according to an Oct. 28 report from the Daily Fly. 
  • Swedish Medical Center names orthopedic surgery chief

    Wayne Weil, MD, has been appointed chief of orthopedic surgery at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo., according to an Oct. 27 post on LinkedIn. 
  • California hospital deploys augmented reality for hip replacements

    Surgeons at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, Calif. are using augmented reality to aid in hip replacement procedures, according to an Oct. 26 report ABC7 Eyewitness News.
  • Healthgrades' best orthopedic hospitals 3 years running

    Healthgrades shared its lists for excellence in specialty care, including orthopedics. Here are the hospitals recognized for orthopedic surgery the last three years in a row:
  • HOPCo grows to a $1B venture

    The annual revenue of Phoenix-based orthopedic management company HOPCo is approaching $1 billion as it continues to grow nationwide with added physicians, health systems and payers, according to an Oct. 26 report from the Phoenix Business Journal.
  • Orthopedic group advocates for hospital sale, says delay is harming community

    Iowa City, Iowa-based Steindler Orthopedics has filed a motion in court requesting that a judge force Mercy Hospital Iowa City to move forward with a $29 million asset sale following its bankruptcy announcement, alleging that Mercy's delay of the sale is harming hospital operations and scaring away patients and providers, according to an Oct. 26 report from The Gazette.
  • 82% of orthopedic surgeons have been a malpractice defendant: Report

    Eighty-two percent of orthopedic surgeons have been named as a sole or co-defendant in a malpractice lawsuit at some point in their careers, according to Medscape's 2023 "Physicians and Malpractice Report," published Oct. 26. 
  • OrthoArizona welcomes new total joint surgeon

    Phoenix-based OrthoArizona, which employs 70 musculoskeletal specialists, has expanded its total joint service line with the addition of Robert Burnham Jr., MD. 
  • 29 hospitals honored as top orthopedic, spine facilities

    Healthgrades has named its top 100 orthopedic and top 100 spine care hospitals for 2024, with just 29 hospitals being named to both lists. 
  • Healthgrades' best hospitals for orthopedic surgery: Meet 2024's newcomers

    Every year, Healthgrades names the top 100 hospitals for orthopedic care nationwide. Twenty-nine new hospitals that did not make 2023's list have joined the list of top hospitals for 2024.
  • Healthgrades' top 100 hospitals for joint replacement: 2024

    Healthgrades has released its list of the top 100 hospitals for joint replacement in 2024. 
  • Scottish Rite for Children names new fellowship program director

    Megan E. Johnson, MD, has been designated as the new program director for the Dorothy & Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis at Dallas-based Scottish Rite for Children. The fellowship boasts almost 200 surgeon alumni and is among the nation's largest and longest-standing. 
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Johnson & Johnson MedTech chair changes hands

    Johnson & Johnson MedTech executive vice president and worldwide chair is stepping down, the company said Oct. 23.
  • 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. 
  • 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. 

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