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Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists Gregory Bisignani, MD, and Ralph Passarelli, MD, joined Greensburg, Pa.-based Excela Health Medical Group.
Edward S. Jeffries, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Associated Orthopedists of Detroit.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System hosted an orthopedic symposium earlier this month. The conference, which took place on April 8 at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, covered a wide variety of orthopedic topics and specialties.
Two orthopedic surgeons were among New Lenox, Ill.-based Silver Cross Hospital's recent medical staff appointments, according to The Herald News.
Scott Sporer, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush.
Joint replacement patients recover best at home with access to outpatient rehabilitation rather than in a hospital, according to The New York Times.
Lisa DeGnore, MD, and Matthew Luckett, MD, have joined Lexington-based Baptist Health Medical Group Orthopedic Surgery.
Alan H. Beyer, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon currently serving as executive medical director of Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute.
Orthopedic surgeon Patrick Halpin, MD, is retiring after a lengthy career, according to Thurston Talk.
John T.H. 'Jerry' Johnson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon from the Baltimore area has died, according to The Baltimore Sun. 
Orthopedic surgeon Robert Singer, DO, has joined Huntingdon, Pa.-based J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, according to The Sentinel.
Daniel Markowicz, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital.
Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons who made the news.
Christopher Blair, DO, has joined Lindsborg (Kan.) Community Hospital.
Modernizing Medicine Medical Director of Orthopedics Jason Weisstein, MD, will present the best methods orthopedic practices may use to address merit-based incentive payment systems at AAOE's upcoming annual meeting.
Gavan P. Duffy, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Jacksonville, Fla.-based Southeast Orthopedic Specialists.
Robert S. Gorab, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and chief medical officer at Orange, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute.

18. 5 things to know when prescribing opioids

Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 19 April 2017 17:05
Many surgeons neglect to consider patients' socioeconomic backgrounds when prescribing opioids and providing general pain treatment, according to a study recently published in Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.
Carlos A. Prietto, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and managing partner of Orange, Calif.-based Orthopaedic Specialty Institute.
The Leading Physicians of the World will include orthopedic surgeon Niyat I. Ilksen Gurkan, MD, of Cheyenne, Va.-based Veteran Affairs Medical Center.
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