Michael Bednar, MD, FAAOS, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, Calif., has launched the American Orthopaedic Association's Own the Bone program, which focuses on osteoporosis and low bone density related fractures.
Charles Blitzer, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Seacoast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Somersworth, N.H., recently taught residents a course on orthopedic fracture care, according to a report by Foster's Daily Democrat.
Resurgens Orthopedics, based in Kennesaw, Ga., granted David Goodman, MD, its 2014 John C. Garrett Award.
Summa Health System, based in Akron, Ohio, has sold its interest in the Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center in Akron, according to an Ohio.com report.
Twin Cities Orthopedics, based in Minneapolis, is opening a 21,000-square-foot clinic in Eden Prairie, Minn., which is designed to compete with other sports medicine clinics, according to a Twin Cities Business report.
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Orthopedic surgeon Bruce Thomas, MD, of Mountain View Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Ogden, Utah, will serves as a team physician for the Australian ski team, according to a Standard Examiner report.
Bryan Kelly, MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, will perform arthroscopic hip surgery on the Minnesota Timberwolves center/forward Ronny Turiaf, according to a NBA report.