St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River, Mass., is undergoing a $20 million expansion including upgrades to its orthopedic center, according to the South Coast Today.
A new study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma examines the opioid prescription patterns for orthopedic trauma patients.
Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons in the news over the past week.

4. Adena Bone & Joint Center adds 4 physicians

Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 26 May 2017 10:26
Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Health System is expanding its orthopedic services with the addition of four new physicians in the Adena Bone & Joint Center in Hillsboro, Ohio, according to a report from The Times-Gazette.
Long Beach (Calif.) Memorial's MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center installed Stryker's robotic-arm assisted total knee application, according to Orange County Breeze.
Brian Woebkenberg, MD, joined Norris & Blessinger Orthopaedics & Spine in Jasper, Ind., according to Dubois County Free Press.
Washington Orthopaedic Center is opening a new office location in Olympia, according to the Thurston Talk.
DNV GL Healthcare named St. Peter, Minn.-based River's Edge Hospital and Clinical a Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacements.

9. 5 facts on the orthopedic navigation software market

Written by Eric Oliver | Tuesday, 23 May 2017 18:16
More orthopedic surgeons are turning to computer-assisted navigation systems or orthopedic navigation systems because of the increased availability and ease of access, according to a Transparency Market Research report.
Orthopedic surgeon Liebre Diamond, MD, 86, died May 17 after losing her battle with lymphoma, The Baltimore Sun reports.
Surgeons at Memphis, Tenn.-based OrthoMemphis became the first surgeons in the state to perform Active Implants' meniscus replacement procedure.
Corpus Christi, Texas-based Spohn Physicians Group orthopedic surgeon William Aaron Tucker, DO, is taking his broken and used instruments and turning them into something beautiful, KrisTV reports.

13. Dr. Mark Maurer joins Hanson Clinic: 4 key notes

Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 22 May 2017 14:04
Mark Maurer, DPM, joined Hanson Clinic in Pueblo West, Colo., according to a report in The Pueblo Chieftain.
Rocco Monto, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Nantucket, Mass., will release his new book in early 2018, according to broadwayworld.com.
The Tennessee Medical Association named Barrett "Buddy" F. Rosen, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who practiced with Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, an oustanding physician of the year, according to a report in the Ledger.
John McElroy joined the Orthopedic Associates of Flower Mound (Texas) staff.
BridgeHealth, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Denver, designated Silver Spring, Md.-based Holy Cross Hospital's Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute a National Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacement surgery.
Hand surgeon Peter Rochetti, MD, was elected president of the Monroe County Medical Society, according to a Henrietta Post report.
Joel Matta, MD, joined The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.
Rocky Mountain Orthopedic Associates' former CEO Dale Reigle received the American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives lifetime achievement award, according to the Business Times.
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