The Sunshine Act has gone into effect, which means device companies will report on gifts and compensation individual physicians receive on a public website to launch September 2014, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
David Roye, MD, St. Giles Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University, Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York and Executive Medical Director of the Columbia Cerebral Palsy Center, has had a passion for humanitarian medical care since the beginning of his career. With a focus on pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis deformity, Dr. Roye has traveled to several countries around the world to provide care and teach fellow surgeons new techniques.
Kenneth Renkens, MD, a spine surgeon at Indiana Spine Group, was recently a principal investigator for the FINISH-3 Phase III clinical trial of Fibrocaps, a dry powder topical formulation of fibrinogen and thrombin to aid homeostasis during surgery.
Michael Port, MD, medical director and anesthesiologist at DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif., discusses eight ways ambulatory spine practices can manage conflicts successfully.
TopOrthoApps has created a review for the best mobile apps for spine surgeons, trainees and students.
The Canadian Journal of Surgery recently published an article outlining the characteristics of highly successful orthopedic surgeons.
Loyal University Health System has welcomed Haluk Atiok, MD, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in spine surgery, according to a Trib Local report.
Here are 22 spine and neurosurgeons for National Football League teams. Information was not available for all teams.
Lawrence Lenke, MD, Chief of Spinal Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Jerome J. Gilden Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Professor of Neurological Surgery, discusses the biggest challenges and opportunities in spine surgery today and where the specialty is headed in the future.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have redesigned the Physician Compare Website, according to a report from AAOS Now.