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  1. Dr. Nicholas Theodore to lead trial for Aclarion

    Nicholas Theodore, MD, was named as the principal investigator for a post-market trial evaluating Aclarion's Nociscan for diagnosing back pain.
  2. Dr. Hunaldo Villalobos debuts WatchTower spine navigation system

    Hunaldo Villalobos, MD, performed the first U.S. case with Captiva Spine's WatchTower spine navigation system, the medtech company said May 2. 
  3. Dr. Steven Cohen performs knee surgery on Philadelphia Phillies player

    Steven Cohen, MD, performed knee surgery on Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Cristian Pache on May 1 in Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia reported.

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  1. Zimmer Biomet's Q1 sales grow 10.1%: 5 notes

    Zimmer Biomet on May 2 posted $1.8 billion in revenue for the frst quarter of 2023.
  2. Stryker completes acquisition of neurosurgery company

    Stryker has acquired Cerus Endovascular, the devicemaker said May 2.
  3. Dr. Anjan Shah named chief medical officer of orthopedic company

    Anjan Shah, MD, was named chief medical officer of Conventus Flower Orthopedics, the medtech company said May 2.
  4. Aurora Spine's fiscal year 2022 sales grow 41.1%: 4 notes

    Aurora Spine on May 1 posted its results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal year 2022.

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  1. The goals and leadership Dr. Thomas Graham is bringing to Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute

    Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute in Allentown, Pa., appointed Thomas Graham, MD, as its first physician in chief in April.
  2. Stryker's Q1 revenue hits $4.8B

    Stryker's revenue in the first quarter of 2023 reached $4.8 billion, according to financial results posted May 1.
  3. Zimmer Biomet acquires 3D printed implant developer Ossis

    Medical technology company Zimmer Biomet has acquired Ossis, a medical device company specializing in personalized 3D-printed implants for hip replacements. 
  4. Dr. Robert Doane to help lead Michigan State Medical Society

    Orthopedic surgeon Robert Doane, MD, was elected to the Michigan State Medical Society board of directors, the organization said May 1.
  1. Reno Orthopedic Center Foundation taps new director

    The Reno (Nev.) Orthopedic Center Foundation, founded by orthopedic surgeon Timothy Bray, MD, has hired Miranda Hoover as its new director. 
  2. How joint replacements are becoming more like video games

    Chad Mitchell, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Associates in Panama City, Fla., connected with Becker's to discuss how knee and hip replacements could evolve over the next five years.
  3. The 10 most popular orthopedic MSOs, according to ChatGPT

    ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot created by research laboratory OpenAI, is being used in healthcare for both practical and speculative applications. 
  4. Caira Surgical secures 3 patents for joint replacement surgeries

    Orthopedic surgical navigation developer Caira Surgical has secured three new patents for its advanced radar surgical tracking and fast landmark registration technologies for use in robotic joint replacement surgery. 
  5. Northwest Specialty Hospital breaks ground on orthopedic, spine ASC

    Northwest Specialty Hospital has broken ground on an orthopedic and spine-focused ASC in Post Falls, Idaho, according to an April 29 report from the Coeur d'Alene Press.
  6. Dr. Ross Jones adds new disc replacement devices to his practice

    Ross Jones, DO, became the first surgeon in northern Arizona to use the Prosidc C SK and C Vivo disc replacement implants, the Arizona Daily Sun reported April 30.
  7. From New York to Tanzania: How Dr. Roger Hartl has spent 15 years creating a global impact

    From the time Roger Hartl, MD, a neurosurgeon and director of neurosurgery spine for New York City-based Weill Cornell Medicine and co-director for New York Presbyterian Och Spine, completed his medical school rotations in the country of Malawi, he knew he wanted to treat patients in Africa. 
  8. Clinical study shows favorable outcomes for Amplify Surgical's DualPortal endoscopic technique

    Amplify Surgical saw positive results in a clinical study for its DualPortal endoscopic technique.
  9. Dr. Holly Johnson, Dr. Casey Humbyrd receive women's leadership awards

    The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Foundation named Holly Johnson, MD, and Casey Humbyrd, MD, as the recipients of two women's leadership awards, according to an April 28 news release.

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