Here are six spine surgeons in the news this week.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines adjacent segment disease after cervical disc arthroplasty and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons granted Paper of the Year awards to highlight the best original science published in the journal Neurosurgery over the past year, according to Newswise.
Frank J. Schwab, MD, is the chief of spine service at the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York, N.Y., and founder of Nemaris. Dr. Schwab crafted a five step process to improve spinal surgery planning for treating adult spinal deformity, according to an interview by Medscape.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for June 15, 2017.
A new study published in Spine examines scoliosis surgeries performed by single and dual physician teams.
Asterias Biotherapeutics' SCiStar Phase 1/2a clinical study yielded positive outcomes for patients with complete cervical spinal cord injury.
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the impact of cell saver use during adult spinal deformity correction.
Ashish Patel, MD, and Elian Shepherd, MD, of Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Ind., perform scoliosis and spine operations together, according to the Northwest Indiana Times.

10. Orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Max Burrs dies at 76

Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 13 June 2017 18:26
Max Burr, MD, died on June 11 at the age of 76 in Michigan, according to Ledger-Enquirer.
On June 12, attorney Amy Magnano presented a case defending Johnny B. Delashaw, MD, against nurse allegations of improper conduct, The Seattle Times reports.
John Peloza, MD, of Dallas-based Center for Spine Care, performed the nation's first cervical decompression procedures with Carevature Medical's Dreal system.
The average cost for lumbar spinal fusions in the 10 largest metropolitan cities are oftentimes less than in the 10 smallest metropolitan cities, as ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau based on population.
A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the best treatment options for chronic low back pain.
Adam Lipson, MD, of Union, N.J.-based IGEA Brain and Spine, implanted the Nuvectra Algovita Spinal Cord Stimulation System.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines the risks associated with cement-augmented screws for spinal fusion in patients with low bone quality.
Here are nine spine, neurosurgeons in the news this week.
Florida Hospital Tampa boosted its Neuroscience Institute services to rebrand as the Brain & Spine Institute.
A new article published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines payer reform opportunities for spine surgery.
Five spine surgeons share their thoughts on the ways in which private practices can thrive in the current healthcare landscape.
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