Peter C. Janes, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Vail (Colo.)-Summit Orthopaedics, where he specializes in treating hand, knee, sports medicine and wrist injuries.
Ronald A. Navarro, MD, of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has been named a member of the AAOS board of directors.
A New York City-based NYU Langone Medical Center study presented at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego shows patients with spinal deformities are more likely to suffer hip dislocation or follow-up revision surgery after total hip replacement.
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Here are 12 spine surgeons who made the news this week:
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons named Douglas Lundy, MD, MBA, chair of the AAOS Council on Advocacy.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons named Daniel K. Guy, MD, chair of the AAOS Board of Councilors.
CMS requires some providers to participate in the Medicare Accountability and CHIP Reauthorization Act, with final regulations released in October 2016. Those who don't participate in MIPS face a penalty. However, according to a Medscape report, many providers don't know whether they're eligible or excluded from MIPS.
A new study published in Spine examines the health-related quality of life for adult spinal deformity patients who undergo surgical correction.