Here are seven statistics on the amount of time each week that orthopedic surgeons spend seeing patients in the hospital setting, according to the Medscape Orthopedist Compensation Report: 2013.  

According to the American Medical Group Association's 2013 compensation and financial survey, orthopedic surgeons received $525,000 average compensation last year.

Neal ElAttrache, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, will perform shoulder surgery on two-time Welterweight World Champion Andre Berto, according to a Fightnews.com report.

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In a recent study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, researchers from the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute Center for Health Policy in Nashville, Tenn., examined the occurrence and impact of occupational injury among orthopedic surgeons.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons and Orthopaedic Learning Center announced they will break ground on a new building for shared headquarters.

Augustus D. Mazzocca, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, has been named the director and chairman of orthopedic surgery at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute in Farmington, Conn., according to a UConn Today report.

Warren Dunn, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has been named the chief of sports medicine in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health's department of orthopedics and rehabilitation.

Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic, based in Atlanta, has opened a new location in Cumming, Ga. The practice includes 29 board-certified physicians with a wide range of interests.

Keith Raskin, MD, performed wrist surgery on New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira to repair a tendon sheath injury, according to a Yahoo Sports report.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, and other select leaders of the organization will meet with Congressional offices to educate members of congress on critical orthopedic issues.

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