1. Professor Geoffrey Raisman has died — 5 things to know

Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 02 February 2017 18:35
University College London has reported that George Raisman, PhD, famous for his role in helping a paralyzed man regain the ability to walk, has passed away.

2. 1st Cape Girardeau neurosurgeon Dr. Yong Kie Kim dies

Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 02 February 2017 17:39
The first neurosurgeon to serve the Cape Girardeau, Mo., community, Dr. Yong Kie Kim died at the age of 81 on Jan. 28, 2017, according to a Southeast Missourian article.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Feb. 2, 2017.
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines the methodology for online surgeon scorecards.
Medacta International hired S. Raymond Golish, MD, PhD, as medical director of the company's U.S. spine division.
A study published in the journal Spine and covered in Medscape examines the morbidity rate in elderly spine surgery patients.
Wolters Kluwer and AAOS released Spine Injuries in Athletes.

8. 3 spine surgeons & neurosurgeons on the move in January 2017

Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 01 February 2017 14:32
Here are three spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations, received promotions or moved locations in January 2017.
Low back pain is fairly common among school-aged children, a study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows, according to Medical Xpress.
On Jan. 30, 2017, a Boston jury determined a Massachusetts General Hospital spine surgeon's concurrent surgery schedule in 2012 did not result in a patient's quadriplegia, The Boston Globe reported.
NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine in Jackson, N.J., is now offering spinal cord stimulator trials.
The global lumbar spine fusion market will likely continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.9 percent through 2020, according to a Market Reports World analysis.
A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines patients who underwent spinal deformity correction with robotic guidance for S2-alar-iliac screw insertion. 
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, gave 30 researchers the R35 Research Program Award.
The Freeman Spine and Pain Institute has relocated its Edison, N.J., office to 10 Parsonage Road.
Here are four spine surgeons and neurosurgeons in the news this past week.
Healthcare is a complex industry that is ever-changing.
Craig Callewart, MD, is a private practice surgeon in Dallas who has participated in politics at the local and national level for years.
A new study published in Spine examines the patient recollection of preoperative symptoms after lumbar spine surgery to identify recall bias.

20. Spine care in 2017: 4 spine surgeons make predictions

Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 26 January 2017 21:14
Four spine surgeons look ahead to the coming year in spine.
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