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  1. Dr. Nitin Khanna among top 1% of most honored physicians — 5 things to know

    Spine surgeon Nitin Khanna, MD, won several patient care awards in 2020 and is ranked among the top 1 percent of America's most honored doctors, The Times of Northwest Indiana reported March 5.
  2. How the pandemic affected orthopedist happiness & burnout: Medscape

    The COVID-19 pandemic affected physicians in a number of ways, according to Medscape's "Orthopedist Burnout & Happiness Report 2021."
  3. Alphatec posts Q4 loss, but US revenue up 38%: 7 details

    Spine device company Alphatec reported a net loss of $26.8 million in the fourth quarter, but saw U.S. revenue increase 38 percent year over year to $43.1 million.

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  1. Top spine reads: The future of augmented reality surgery; spine surgeon jailed for fraud and more

    Here are the most-read articles from Becker's Spine Review during the week of March 1-5:
  2. Drs. Justin Bundy, David Gendelberg and more: 4 spine surgeons making headlines

    From a surgeon debuting augmented reality in his state to another recognized by the National Association of Spine Specialists, here are four spine surgeons making headlines over the past week:
  3. Cyberattack targets OrthoVirginia: 5 details

    OrthoVirginia, a 114-physician group in Richmond, has been affected by a cybersecurity attack, ABC affiliate 8News reported March 5.
  4. 17-physician orthopedic group buying land to expand in Iowa

    Steindler Orthopedic Clinic, a 17-physician group in Iowa City, said it is purchasing a 35-acre property to expand its presence in Iowa, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reports.
  1. Walmart exec to join Medtronic

    Medtronic has hired a Walmart executive to lead its global operations and supply chain.
  2. 10 more spine surgeon leaders to know

    Here are 10 more spine surgeons to know:
  3. 7 orthopedic surgeons on the move in February

    Becker's Spine Review reported on seven orthopedic surgeons moving to new practices or gaining new titles in February.
  4. $240M orthopedics campus to break ground in New York

    Rochester, N.Y.-based UR Medicine will break ground on a $240 million orthopedic campus at Marketplace Mall in the coming weeks, NBC affiliate WHEC reported March. 4.
  1. Dr. Arthur Valadie receives baseball services award

    The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society gave Arthur Valadie, MD, a plaque recognizing his 20 years of service, Sarasota magazine reported March 3.
  2. Bioventus names managing director for China, Asia Pacific

    Bioventus appointed Larry Chen as managing director for the China and Asian Pacific region.
  3. Colfax to spin off orthopedics, industrial businesses

    Industrial equipment manufacturer Colfax Corp. plans to split its industrial and medical device businesses into two publicly traded companies.
  4. The future of augmented reality from 7 surgeons: Drs. Frank Phillips, John Hicks & more

    Interest in augmented reality and virtual reality has grown significantly over the past decade, stemming from a desire to limit complications associated with instrumented spine surgery and improving procedural efficiency.
  5. Robot expands spine program at Arizona hospital

    Spine surgeons at Abrazo West Campus in Goodyear, Ariz., are offering robotic surgery with Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS system, the Daily Independent reported March 3.
  6. Dr. Justin Bundy performs Georgia's 1st AR spine surgery

    The first augmented reality-assisted spine surgery in Georgia has been completed by Justin Bundy, MD, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Fox news affiliate WFXG reported March 3.
  7. 6 spine surgeons on the move in February

    Here are six spine and neurosurgeons who joined new practices or gained new titles in February:
  8. Spine surgeon named director at California medical center

    Amandeep Bhalla, MD, was named director of the Spine Center at MemorialCare's Long Beach (Calif.) Medical Center.
  9. Carlos Carrasco named president of Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute

    Orlando (Fla.) Health named longtime executive Carlos Carrasco to lead the still-in-development Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute, the health system announced March 2.

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