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Hospital ownership of an orthopedic surgeon's practice could impact the physician's annual compensation, according to the Medical Group Management Association's "Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data."
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Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, has been named chair of orthopedic trauma at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., according to a Times Ledger report.
Aesculap Implant Systems, a B. Braun company, has launched the Hydrolif Vertebral Body Replacement system indicated for treating burst fractures and tumor removal of the thoracolumbar spine, according to a company news release.
1. Average compensation is in the mid-range for orthopedic subspecialists. Orthopedic trauma surgeons are compensated on average $592,536 annually, which is less than spine ($710,055) and joint replacement surgeons ($597,834) but more than general orthopedic surgeons ($524,250) and extremities specialists ($531,271), according to MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2010 Report Based on 2009 Data.
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Ronald Teed, MD, has joined the staff at Ocean Beach Hospital and Medical Clinics in Ilwaco, Wash., according to a Chinook Observer report.
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Bradford K. Matthews, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, recently joined the Sanpete Valley Hospital Specialty Clinic in Mount Pleasant, Utah, according to a report from The Pyramid.
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