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Nashville-based Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance added orthopedic surgeons Lucas J. Burton, MD, and Robert Lowe III, MD, to its team.
A study in the Journal of Arthroplasty found that extended hospital stay for total joint replacement is associated with readmission risk.
Amir M. Khan, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Texas Institute of Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, a practice he founded in Grapevine, Texas, and Fort Worth, Texas. He specializes in arthroscopy and sports medicine, including ligament repair, reconstruction and cartilage restoration surgery.
Orthopedic surgeon Warren Ayers, MD, is joining the staff of Maui (Hawaii) Memorial Medical Center, MauiNow.com reports.
Bernie P. Davis, MD, a retired orthopedic surgeon, passed away this past Fri., Oct. 28, according to the Buffalo News. He was 90 years old.

6. Orthopedic surgeons join Iowa-based clinics: 3 takeaways

Written by Eric Oliver | Monday, 31 October 2016 19:44
Spencer based-Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint and Sports Surgeons added Andrew Pick, DO, and Iowa Spine added Daniel McGuire, MD, to their staffs, The Daily Reporter reports.
John J. Crawford, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic, a practice with four office locations throughout Tennessee. He specializes in pediatric and adolescent orthopedic care, with an emphasis on treating fractures, sports-related injuries and deformities of the extremities and spine.
A new mobile app captures symptoms related to sports injuries at a higher rate than traditional sports medicine surveillance, according to research presented at the American Public Health Association's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo.
Michael J. Vener, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Glacial Lakes Orthopaedics, an orthopedic surgery and sports medicine practice based in Watertown, S.D. He specializes in adult reconstruction, shoulder and sports-related procedures.
Steven Becker, MD, will starting seeing patients at PeachHealth Medical Group's orthopedic and sports medicine clinic in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Minnesota-based Twin Cities Orthopedics received approval to build a clinic in the Vadnais Heights (Minn.) Sports Complex, Press Pubs reports.
Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons in the news this past week.
A study in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery found that patients who undergo upper extremity surgeries are being prescribed three times greater opioid medications than needed.

14. Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital adds Dr. David Brown — 4 takeaways

Written by Mary Rechtoris | Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00
David Brown, MD, joined Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, Alaska, according to Sit News.
Michael G. Fitzgerald, MD, is joining the hand, wrist and shoulder team of Syracuse (N.Y.) Orthopedic Specialists, Syracuse.com reports.
Aaron Forbes, MD, will join the staff of Morristown, N.J.-based Tri-County Orthopedics.
Michael N. Bohan, MD, is a founding partner and orthopedic surgeon at Carolina Orthopaedics, a practice with office locations in Murrells Inlet, S.C., and Myrtle Beach, S.C. He specializes in primary and complex revision joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee.
Orthopedic surgeon Richard Illgen, MD, completed the first robot-assisted total knee arthroplasty at UW Health's The American Center in Madison, Wis.
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics presented Safet Hatic II, DO, and Chad Weber, DO, the Award of Fellow, according to Bluebag Media.
A study in Manual Therapy identified the factors that most affect patient satisfaction in orthopedic outpatient clinics.
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