Michael S. Chang, MD, a complex spine surgeon, is the fellowship director at Phoenix-based Sonoran Spine Center. He is also an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at University of Arizona in Tucson. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society.
United Orthopedic Group and Breg have merged to create a company focused on providing sports medicine and rehabilitative orthopedic products and services.
Medical malpractice lawsuits are every physician's nightmare. Here are three statistics on physicians and medical malpractice, according to Physicians Practice's 2014 Great American Physician Survey:
Aurora Spine signed a worldwide distribution and co-marketing agreement with Sentio to distribute the Sentio MMG nerve mapping system.
X-spine Systems added a line of biologics to its product portfolio.
Surgeons at South Carolina Spine Center in Greenwood, S.C., performed surgical procedures on 1,000 patients using Brainlab's Brainsuite iCT, according to a Gwd Today report.
Neurosurgeon Wade Ceola, MD, will be joining High Mountain Brain and Spinal Surgery Center at Valley View in Glenwood Springs, Colo., in January 2015, according to a Post Independent report.
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester added John T. Friedland, MD, to the medical team of Southern Tennessee Orthopedics and Spine Center.
Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center added Michael Schutte, MD; Blaine Walton, MD; and Jeffrey Witty, MD, according to an Acadiana Business report.
Hartford (Conn.) Hospital will break ground on its 150 million Bone and Joint Institute on Oct. 23, according to a Hartford Courant report.