Scott Falci, MD, chief neurosurgical consultant for Craig Hospital, and George Frey, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon and founder of Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute, adapted a 1997 Corvette C5 that could be driven by a paraplegic, according to a 9 News report.
Here are 22 spine and neurosurgeons for National Football League teams. Information was not available for all teams.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have redesigned the Physician Compare Website, according to a report from AAOS Now.
Spine surgeons often experience stress in their jobs, whether from clinically complex cases, an influx of patients or changes from healthcare reform. Working long hours and facing lower reimbursements can put a dent in the surgeon's personal life as well.
Here are five qualities to watch for and avoid when recruiting new spine surgeon partners to your practice.
Garrett Powell, MD, based at the Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, is a neurosurgeon who commonly performs spinal surgeries, for the Department of Defense. Dr. Powell has worked with several spine device companies throughout his career to bring his ideas from concepts to working tools in the operating room. He explains six things innovative spine surgeons should always do to ensure that they build relationships with medical devices company and create opportunities to contribute to the development of surgical tools that will positively impact patient care.
Here are four spine surgeons discussing what makes spine practices more patient-friendly.
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgeons released a statement supporting the CPT Editorial Panel's statements about covering minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion procedures.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 12 spine-related device clearances in July.
An Interview with Spine Surgeon Michael A. Gleiber, MD, PA in Florida.
Dr. Gleiber's clinical expertise is in: minimally invasive spine deformity correction, spinal trauma, complex cervical, thoracic, and lumbar corrective and revision surgical procedures.