Patient experience and satisfaction is incredibly important in healthcare today, and some orthopedic surgeons are going to great lengths to make their practice more convenient and accessible to patients.
Michael Lee, MD, was tapped to perform knee surgery on Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brad Ziegler, according to a report from The Arizona Republic.
BLIS, a privately held company pioneering a new type of insurance based on the surgeon centric model, partnered with American HealthCare Lending.
At the 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Paine Management-Driven ASC Conference in Chicago on June 13, Blair Rhode, MD, operator of the Orland Park (Ill.) Orthopedics Center for Sports Medicine and owner of the orthopedic implant company Orland Park-based RoG Sports Medicine; Jon O'Sullivan, principal and founder of the financial advisory firm HealthEconomix; and Jarod Moss, senior vice president of business development for United Surgical Partners International, discussed trends in orthopedics during a panel discussion moderated by Amber McGraw Walsh, JD, a partner at McGuireWoods.
Tim Weber, MD, has performed surgery to repair the talus bone in IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti's right ankle.
Neal ElAttrache, MD, will perform surgery Monday on Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's left knee at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles.
Neal ElAttrache, MD, has performed arthroscopic surgery on Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp's left shoulder.
James Andrews, MD, performed surgery on a torn labrum in New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez's right shoulder Tuesday.
University of Georgia wide receiver Michael Bennett underwent a right knee menisectomy at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Ga., Tuesday.