Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:11
Lali Sekhon, MD, of Sierra Neurosurgery Group, was the first physician in northern Nevada to perform an oblique lumbar interbody fusion.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:08
A study conducted at Georgia Spine and Neurosurgery Center and published in the International Journal of Spine Surgery examines the safety and efficacy of bioabsorbable cervical spacers with low-dose rhBMP-2 in multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Written by Anuja Vaidya and Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:14
Here are 100 statistics on compensation for orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, advanced practitioners and medical office staff from numerous reports and surveys.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 16:24
A new study published in Spine examines how patient-reported insomnia in patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders responded to a functional restoration program.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:22
UC San Diego Health is recruiting patients with spinal cord injury to test a new treatment based on neural stem cell research, according to a Times of San Diego report.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:16
A new healthcare-focused podcast in Los Angeles will feature a series including Marina Spine Center's Robert G. Watkins IV, MD, and David Chang, MD.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:15
Little Rock-based Arkansas Spine and Pain is converting its satellite office in Conway, Ark., to a full-time practice, according to a report by The Cabin.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 12 August 2014 12:12
Santa Rosa Orthopaedics in Milton, Fla., named Christian Athanassious, MD, co-director of its total spine health program, according to a report by The Press Democrat.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 11 August 2014 15:28
Mark Foster, MD, joined the medical staff at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., according to a Port City Daily report.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 11 August 2014 15:06
Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, has been elected president of Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute and appointed chairman of orthopedics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 11 August 2014 13:15
Tampa, Fla.-based Laser Spine Institute adds Jeffrey F. Shall, MD, to its newly opened Cleveland location and Thomas Francavilla, MD, to its new Cincinnati location.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 11 August 2014 13:11
DISC Sports & Spine Center in Newport Beach (Calif.) added Hooman M. Melamed, MD, to its medical staff, according to a Newport Beach Independent report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 11 August 2014 13:07
Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, has been named president-elect of the Society of Neurological Surgeons, according to a Lebanon Daily News report.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 08 August 2014 12:18
Spine surgeon leaders traditionally held a few key roles, including teaching appointments, national organization committee chairs, hospital department heads or serving on a device company board. But today, with the focus in healthcare shifting toward evidence-based medicine, the most valuable leadership position is becoming the sustainable spine care champion.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 08 August 2014 12:12
Valdosta-based South Georgia Medical Center announced the affiliation of spine surgeon Paul D. Lane Jr, MD, according a Valdosta Today report.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 08 August 2014 09:47
Here are 10 orthopedic spine and neurosurgeons in the news this week.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 07 August 2014 13:47
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery published a study analyzing deep surgical site infection in patients with growing-rod treatment for early-onset scoliosis.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 07 August 2014 11:48
Four spine surgeons discuss what they see as the most positive trends and advancements in spine surgery.