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Pismo Beach, Calif.-based SurgCenter Development celebrated its 20,000th joint replacement.  By Megan Wood -
Alan Beyer, MD, executive medical director of Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic made a life-changing decision in October 2012 when he decided to have a hip replacement.  By Eric Oliver -
Claudio Feler, MD, of Cheyenne Regional Medical Group adopted the FLXfit 3D Expandable TLIF Cage from Expanding Orthopedics when performing minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedures.  By Laura Dyrda -

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Vertos Medical in Aliso Veijo, Calif., completed a $28 million financing round.  By Laura Dyrda -
Stryker purchased NOVADAQ Technologies for $701 million.  By Laura Dyrda -
Here are 10 hospitals, practices and organizations with job openings and listings for spine surgeons as of June 19, 2017.  By Laura Dyrda -
Robert Thompson, MD, will perform should surgery on Boston Red Sox Pitcher Tyler Thornburg, the Boston Herald reports.  By Mackenzie Garrity -

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In a study reported by Reuters, researchers studied the number of people receiving anterior cruciate ligament tear surgery from 2002 to 2014.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
Seven spine surgeons weigh in on the most common stigmas surrounding spine surgery and how they deal with patients who misconstrue spine care.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital opened its Orthopedic Surgery Center on June 14 in partnership with Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute, according to Main Line Today.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
Here are 13 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Stuart Davidson, MD, was named chief medical officer of Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor, Maine. Dr. Davidson assumes this role from Edward Glimore, MD, who retired in May after 46 years, according to Bangor Daily News.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
Ara Deukmedjian, MD, of Deuk Spine Institute in Melbourne, Fla., was selected to be among the first neurosurgeons included in the Expert Network. Deuk Spine Institute was also selected as the first Spine Center of Excellence in the world by Johnson & Johnson.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
Torrance (Cal.) Medical Center will fund two new medical institutes for South Bay, Cal., residents with a $32 million donation from Richard and Melanie Lundquist, according to Daily Breeze. Mr. and Ms. Lundquist are community members who began donating to the hospital when Ms. Lundquist started volunteering there11 years ago.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
Here are six spine surgeons in the news this week.  By Mackenzie Garrity -
Techniques in Orthopaedics published an article examining MiMedx Group's dehydrated human aminon/chorion membrane allografts for orthopedic applications.  By Laura Dyrda -
Many companies supported repealing the ACA, which levied an excise tax on device companies to cover expenses; the companies argued if the medical device excise tax were repealed, they'd be able to hire more in the U.S. The Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed in December 2015 and included a two-year moratorium on the tax. Has the change affected job growth among industry giants?  By Laura Dyrda -
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines adjacent segment disease after cervical disc arthroplasty and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.  By Laura Dyrda -
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons granted Paper of the Year awards to highlight the best original science published in the journal Neurosurgery over the past year, according to Newswise.  By Laura Dyrda -
Here are six sports medicine physicians who joined new practices or took on new roles in May 2017:  By Mackenzie Garrity -
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