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Wednesday, 29 June 2011 13:13

ACSM Releases New Adult Exercise Guidelines

The American College of Sports Medicine released new guidelines on the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for adults, according to an organization news release.
Four leading orthopedic sports medicine physicians discuss how biologics are being used in sports medicine and what impact they will have on sports medicine in the future.
William Sterett, MD, an orthopedic surgeon partner at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., will no longer practice at the clinic after June 30, according to a practice news release.
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 15:42

10 Spine and Neurosurgeon Inventors

Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons who have invented and hold patents for spine devices.
Published in Spine
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 10:44

10 Spine and Neurosurgeons Performing XLIF

Frank Cammisa Jr., MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Cammisa is the chief of the spine service at the Hospital for Special Surgery and an assistant scientist in the hospital's research division. He also serves as an associate professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. In his practice, Dr. Cammisa has special expertise in minimally invasive surgeries, laparoscopic spinal surgery, computer assisted spine surgery and treating athletic spinal injuries. He has performed surgical intervention for several professional athletes and earned recognition from the Eastern Orthopaedic Association for his research. Dr. Cammisa earned his medical degree at the College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at HSS. His additional training includes a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Miami and the North American Traveling Fellowship from the American Orthopaedic Association.
Published in Spine
Theralase Technologies has appointed James R. Andrews, MD, as chairman to its Medical and Scientific Advisory Board, according to a company news release.
Dr. David J. Berkoff, MD, a professor at Duke University and team physician for the school's student athletes, was recently named to the board of directors of Fuse Science, an Aventura, Fla.-based company, according to a company news release.
Raphael S. F. Longobardi, MD, has been named the chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center in Secaucus, N.J., according to a hospital news release.
Jack Powell, III MD, has been named the chair of the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Ga., according to a Times-Herald report.
The Rothman Institute, based in Philadelphia, has announced the Fall 2011 opening of a medical office building in Marlton, N.J., according to a practice news release.
Published in Practice Management
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