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  1. Orthopedic practice breaks ground on new office — 3 things to know

    Peabody, Mass.-based Sports Medicine North broke ground Sept. 1 on an office in Newburyport, Mass.
  2. Moody's elevates medical device sector to 'positive' outlook — 3 key takeaways

    Moody's Investors Service raised its outlook for the U.S. medical products and devices industry from "stable" to "positive," in part because of a bounce-back in procedure volumes.
  3. Scoliosis Research Society honors 2 surgeons with Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Scoliosis Research Society honored two spine surgeons with 2020 Lifetime Achievement Awards.

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  1. Medtronic CEO reports spine growth exceeds expectations, aims to keep taking market share

    Despite the pandemic, Medtronic is still focused on growth in the spine arena and CEO Geoff Martha said the company exceeded growth expectations during the 2020 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference.
  2. Scoliosis Research Society names Dr. Muharrem Yazici president, 17 board members

    The Scoliosis Research Society welcomed a new board of directors for 2020-21.
  3. 16 spine devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in August

    The FDA approved 16 spine devices in August.
  4. 27 orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in August

    The FDA approved 27 orthopedic devices in August.

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  1. NewYork-Presbyterian Queens announces new chief of neurological surgery

    New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian Queens named John Park, MD, new chief of neurological surgery, according to a report on QNS, a local online news source. 
  2. Drs. Ricky Kalra, Wesley Bronson & more: 5 spine surgeons making the news

    From a novel procedure to reverse paralysis to the excision of a spinal tumor in a rare case, here are the latest spine surgeons making headlines:
  3. 'His track record speaks for itself': Ex-Medtronic, Stryker exec joins Camber Spine as VP of sales and marketing

    Camber Spine has appointed Max Painter global vice president of sales and marketing, according to a Sept. 16 news release.
  4. Scalpel, anesthesia, banana — Tennessee orthopedic surgeon operates on gorilla

    Andi the gorilla needed a knee procedure, and University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center surgeon Dr. Darryl Millis needed an extra hand, local CBS affiliate WVLT reports. 
  1. Mount Sinai to open 8-physician spine, orthopedic center

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System is expanding orthopedic services with a 15,000-square-foot office in Scarsdale, N.Y.
  2. $15M Emory spine, orthopedic center at Atlanta Falcons complex on track for December completion

    The Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center at the NFL's Atlanta Falcons' Flowery Branch (Ga.) facility is expected to finish construction in mid-December, The Gainesville Times reports.
  3. $20M financing round to fuel growth at imaging company with technology for spine

    Aidoc, an artificial intelligence-powered medical imaging company, has raised $20 million in a series B financing round, Venture Beat reported Sept. 16.
  4. 3 hospitals expanding spine, orthopedic services

    Here are three hospitals that have expanded spine or orthopedic services in the past month:
  5. The future of IT in spine — Machine learning, virtual reality & more

    Five spine surgeons discuss the next big healthcare technologies to make waves in the spine field.
  6. Orthofix appoints new president & more: 5 device company key notes

    Here are five key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the week:
  7. Drs. Bruce Cohen, Scott Trenhaile & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    From a new president of an orthopedic society to a patent awarded for an innovative device, here are the latest orthopedic surgeons making headlines:
  8. Dr. W. Lee Warren performs 1st surgeries at Nebraska spine, brain center

    North Platte, Neb.-based Great Plains Health opened its brain and spine center this summer and hired W. Lee Warren, MD, to lead its neurosurgery program, NBC affiliate KNOP reports.
  9. Dr. Hanbing Zhou performs 1st robotic-assisted SI joint fusion at Connecticut hospital

    Hartford (Conn.) Hospital's Hanbing Zhou, MD, recently performed the facility's first robotic-assisted sacroiliac joint fusion.

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