Between managing a practice, treating patients, conducting research and fulfilling committee responsibilities most surgeons don't have time to become involved with politics. But politicians are increasingly becoming involved with healthcare.
Hamid Mir, MD, serves patients at DISC Sports & Spine Center's locations in Marina del Ray and Newport beach, both located in California. Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Mir specializes in treating several conditions including cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal conditions as well as complex reconstructions among others.
Southbridge, Mass.-based Harrington HealthCare System welcomed Deneene Doyker-Booth, MD, to its physician staff, according to telegram.com.
A new study published in Spinal Deformity compares the cost of traditional growing rods with magnetically-controlled growing rods for early onset scoliosis treatment.
Here are nine spine surgeons and neurosurgeons in the news this past week.
Here are 11 spine surgeons to know:
The first spine surgery using the EVOS-HA technology from Cutting Edge Spine in the United States was successful.
A new article published in Spine examines the primary and revision surgery rate based on where patients undergo adult spinal deformity correction.
The Medicare administrative contractor Wisconsin Physician Services Insurance now covers minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion.
Theodore Belanger, MD, of The Medical Center of Plano (Texas), plans to perform surgeries on a 20-year-old and 13-year-old with severe spinal disorders, according to WFAA 8.
St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco offers spinal surgery guided by Mazor Robotics, according to abc 7.
Butler (Pa.) Health System and Heritage Valley Health System in Wexford, Pa., are partnering for a joint venture in neurosurgery, according to Pittsburgh Business Times.
Here spine surgeon Brian R. Gantwerker, MD, of The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles, discusses the movie that has inspired him, both personally and professionally.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Oct. 29, 2015.
A new study published in Spine examines how recombinant bone morphogenetic protein affects children undergoing spinal fusion for scoliosis correction.
Orthopedic spine surgeon Sanjay Khurana, MD, of DISC Sports & Spine Center in Los Angeles, discussed the benefits of Eragny, France-based Safe Orthopaedics' Auto-Adjust pedicle surgical screw.

17. 5 things to know about lumbar discectomy for disc herniation

Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 27 October 2015 00:00
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines the three-month outcomes for lumbar discectomy from the NeuroPoint-SD registry.
St. Bernard Medical Center, in Jonesboro, Ark., welcomed Khaled M. Krisht, MD, to its team, according to Arkansas Business.
The North Platte (Neb.) Health Pavilion opened in mid-October, according to North Platte Bulletin.
Relax The Back became Visionary Level Sponsors of the North American Spine Foundation.
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