Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Drs. Allison Rao, Alfredo Arrojas & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons on the move this week

    Here are five orthopedic surgeons who were reported as joining new practices this week:
  2. Surgalign Holdings acquires spine-focused company with AR + AI navigation system

    Spine device company Surgalign Holdings has acquired Chicago-based medtech company Holo Surgical, according to an Oct. 23 announcement.
  3. Rothman Orthopaedics surgeons earn AOFAS' best paper award

    Joseph O'Neil, MD, Steven Raikin, MD, and Otho Plummer, PhD, have won the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society's award for best clinical paper award in 2020.

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  1. $23M+ office with orthopedic center opens at Vermont hospital

    Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 19 for a 37,000-square-foot medical office that houses the Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic, Vermont Business Magazine reports. 
  2. 5  devices launched in September 

    Here are five new devices that were launched or released last month:
  3. 7 spine surgeons making news

    From a family duo training with robotic surgery to a neurosurgeon performing a procedure with augmented reality, here are the latest spine surgeons making headlines:
  4. Top 10 spine reads this week 

    Here are the top-read stories on Becker's Spine Review for the week of Oct. 19-23:

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  1. Google searches can track and trend coronavirus outbreaks, says Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon

    A Mayo Clinic study has found a strong link between Google keyword searches and COVID-19 hot spots in the U.S., according to an Oct. 22 news release.
  2. Retired Washington surgeons urge hospital to sever ties with health system due to concerns about access to care

    A retired orthopedic surgeon and a retired cardiologist are calling for Virginia Mason Memorial in Yakima, Wash., to split from Virginia Mason Health System due to concerns over access to care, the Yakima Herald reports.
  3. Dr. John Vorhies: 3 scoliosis innovations in the works at Stanford

    John Vorhies, MD, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Stanford (Calif.) Children's Health, detailed how his scoliosis research will lead to improved patient care in an Oct. 22 interview with Stanford Medicine.
  4. 4 recent innovations developed by surgeons

    Becker's Spine Review has reported on four innovations developed or being developed by spine and orthopedic surgeons in the past month:
  1. Dr. Kirk McCullough operates on USMNT, MLS veteran

    Kirk McCullough, MD, performed surgery on Sporting Kansas City and U.S. Men's National Team veteran Graham Zusi, the MLS franchise announced Oct. 21.
  2. Twin Cities Orthopedics names new CEO

    Golden Valley, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics announced its new CEO as Aaron Johnson, who will transition into the role over the next few months.
  3. Dr. Anthony Schena repairs knee of Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis

    Anthony Schena, MD, performed an arthroscopic procedure on the left knee of Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis, the team reported Oct. 21.
  4. Father-son spine duo at the forefront of robotics at California hospital

    A father and son spine surgical team were among the first to be trained with the ExcelsiusGPS robot at the Spine Center at MemorialCare Long Beach (Calif.) Medical Center, according to an Oct. 21 Press-Telegram report.
  5. Coronavirus doubles mortality rate for patients with spinal fractures, imaging study finds

    Death is twice as likely for vertebral fracture patients with COVID-19, according to an Oct. 21 study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Radiology Business reports.
  6. 100 best hospitals for neurosurgery in 2021

    Healthgrades published its 2021 Specialty Excellence Awards on Oct. 20 covering 16 service lines, including the top hospitals for neurosciences.
  7. Virginia Spine Institute president dons AR headset for innovative surgery: 5 details

    Reston-based Virginia Spine Institute President Christopher Good, MD, is using augmented reality to enhance his clinical practice, ABC7 WJLA reported Oct. 20.
  8. Orchid Orthopedic Solutions names Nate Folkert as new CEO

    Holt, Mich.-based medical device company Orchid Orthopedic Solutions announced Nate Folkert will replace Jerry Jurkiewicz as CEO in an Oct. 12 press release.
  9. Drs. Ashvin Devan, Jeffrey Stimac & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    From a physician who developed an artificial intelligence system to improve case scheduling to the latest addition to Rothman Orthopaedics - Florida, here are five orthopedic surgeons making the news in the past week:

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