Here are four orthopedic surgeons who joined new practices or added to their titles in December:
1. Darius Mitchell, MD, joined Texarkana, Texas-based Christus St. Michael Health System Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
2. Stacey Berner, MD, CEO of Palm Coast, Calif.-based SurgCenter Development, retired from his position after serving for six years. Dr. Berner has led the ambulatory surgery center as CEO since 2016, after serving as president since 2013.
3. HCA Florida Northwest Hospital in Margate selected Nathaniel Thomas, DO, as a new surgeon for its orthopedic program.
4. WishBone Medical named Mark Figgie, MD, as its interim CEO. Dr. Figgie replaced WishBone co-founders Nick Deeter and Mary Wetzel, who have moved into consulting roles for the company.