Robotic spine surgery has grown from 80,000 surgeries to 205,000 surgeries in the past three years, and more surgeons are training on the technology each day.
Here are 12 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who were featured in the news this past week.
Here are 12 orthopedic surgeons in the news this week.
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examines the association between patient satisfaction and psychological distress after spine surgery.
James Andrews, MD, performed knee surgery on Jacksonville Jaguars player Dante Fowler, according to a Fox Sports report.
Last year, Smith & Nephew was constantly in the news as acquisition rumors swirled. Most notably, the company was linked to Stryker, a large orthopedic company poised to compete with the giants — Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes, Zimmer-Biomet and Medtronic after the Covidien acquisition.
Northern Westchester Hospital's co-chief of orthopedic surgery and director of sports medicine at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute Victor Khabie, MD, performed the first robot-assisted partial knee replacement in the state using the Navio system.
Spine surgeon and President of the Brevard County Medical Society Devin Datta, MD, participated in a meeting with several local business leaders and political candidates, according to a Space Coast Daily report.
NuVasive's new CEO, Gregory T. Lucier, purchased several company shares in a transaction disclosed yesterday, according to a report from the Daily Rover.
Here are the stock reports from five spine device companies for May 21, 2015 and how they compare to their numbers two weeks ago on May 21.