1. Jefferson Healthcare adds Dr. Edward Eissmann: 4 thoughts

Written by Eric Oliver | Thursday, 05 January 2017 18:20
Port Townsend, Wash.-based Jefferson Healthcare added orthopedic surgeon Edward Eissmann, MD, to its staff, the Port Townsend Leader reports.
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills opened the new Bone and Joint Center on Jan. 3, 2016.
Laura Matsen Ko, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Proliance Surgeons, a surgical practice with more than 100 locations throughout Washington state. Her clinical interests focus on the treatment of hip and knee arthritic disorders.
A recent article in Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provided an overview of complications and adverse events associated with outpatient orthopedic surgery performed in an ambulatory surgery center.
The physicians of Sandusky (Ohio) Orthopedics joined the Firelands Physicians Group, the Sandusky Register reports.
Core Orthopedics at Exeter (N.H.) Hospitals uses the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker Mako Robotic Arm for its total joint replacement surgeries, Sea Coast Online reports.
A study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery compared the costs of ceramic-on-polyethylene implants against metal-on-polyethylene implants for patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty.
Ravi K. Bashyal, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group, an Illinois-based physician group affiliated with University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. His clinical interests focus on the treatment of hip and knee conditions, including computer assisted surgery and custom joint replacements.
A study in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery investigated racial disparities in total knee arthroplasty revision rates.
Pennsylvania-based Pottstown Memorial Medical Center has dedicated its Center for Orthopedics and Spine to orthopedic surgeon Richard P. Whittaker, MD, according to the Reading Eagle.
James E. Fleischli, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at OrthoCarolina, a Charlotte, N.C.-based practice with locations throughout the greater North Carolina area. His clinical interests include cartilage restoration, sports medicine and shoulder and elbow arthroscopy.
Here are nine orthopedic surgeons in the news this week.
Miguel Pirela-Cruz, MD, and other team members of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso went on a mission trip to Guatemala to provide children with free hand surgery, according to El Paso Herald-Post.
Mark Jo, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Pasadena, Calif.-based Huntington Orthopedics
The Lynbrook, N.Y.-based Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group added Imran Wahedna, MD, to its staff, the Long Island Weekly reports.

16. After 34 years, Dr. Kuldeep Sidhu retires: 5 things to know

Written by Eric Oliver | Thursday, 29 December 2016 19:02
After a 34 year-long career, orthopedic surgeon Kuldeep Sidhu, MD, is retiring, the Tracy Press reports.
Jackson, N.J.-based NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine recently began offering joint injection treatment for patients suffering from knee pain.
A study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examines the effect of body mass index on reoperation and complications for patients who undergo total knee replacement surgery.
Richard E. Gray, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Tacoma, Wash.-based Puget Sound Orthopaedics.
Michael Manning, DO, joined Red Bluff, Calif.-based Dignity Health Medical Group – North State, according to RedBluff Daily News.
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