Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Former NFL player sues Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

    Former Philadelphia Eagles team captain Christopher Maragos is suing Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and one of its surgeons over "improper care" for an injury treated in 2018, NBC Philadelphia reported Jan. 30.
  2. 22 of the largest orthopedic groups in the US by number of physicians

    Here are more than 20 of the largest orthopedic practices in the U.S., listed by the number of physicians on the staff. 
  3. Dr. Todd Lanman presents breakthrough in total disc replacement

    Todd Lanman, MD, a neurosurgeon at ADR Spinal Restoration Center in Beverly Hills, Calif., has performed a breakthrough case in motion restoration for the spine. 

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  1. 'The latest evolution in minimally invasive approaches': What we heard in January

    Spine and orthopedic experts in January spoke with Becker's Spine Review about topics from compensation to total disc replacement.
  2. ZimVie's cervical disc surpasses 200,000 implantations

    ZimVie, Zimmer Biomet's spine and dental company, reached a milestone with its Mobi-C cervical disc implant, the devicemaker said Jan. 30.
  3. Dr. Walter McClelland completes Georgia's 1st AR glenoid surgery

    Walter McClelland, MD, performed Georgia's first glenoid surgery with Enovis' augmented reality technology, according to a Jan. 28 LinkedIn post from a principal agent with the devicemaker.
  4. Dr. Peter Millett to perform shoulder operation on National Hockey League player

    Peter Millett, MD, is scheduled to perform shoulder surgery on Cole Caufield, a winger for the Montreal Canadiens, on Feb. 1, according to a report from espn.com. 

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  1. 3 recent spine surgery firsts

    Here are three spine surgery debuts in January:
  2. Orthopedic surgeons by the numbers: 5 fast figures to know

    From salaries to changes in the number of physicians working, here are five orthopedic statistics to know in 2023:
  3. Florida hospital adds smart knee implant

    Miami-based Mount Sinai Medical Center became the first hospital in south Florida to use Zimmer Biomet's Persona IQ smart knee implant, according to a Jan. 30 news release shared in Miami's Community News.
  4. 45% of orthopedic physicians report burnout: Medscape

    Almost half of orthopedic surgeons said they experienced burnout, according to Medscape's "Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2023."
  1. 11 trends orthopedic surgeons are following in 2023

    Increased participation in value-based care, the migration of cases to ASCs and robotic innovations are some of the top trends orthopedic surgeons are following this year. 
  2. How one of the nation's largest orthopedic MSOs plans to grow in 2023

    U.S. Orthopaedic Partners, one of the largest orthopedic management services organizations in the U.S., made major strides in 2022. 
  3. Spine surgeon creates meditation program for pain patients

    Spine surgeon Ken Hansraj, MD, developed a meditation program aimed at improving spine health.
  4. How total knee replacement is expected to change at ASCs in 2023

    Medicare ASC payments for total knee replacements are expected to increase in 2023, according to VMG Health's "ASCs in 2022: A Year in Review" report released Jan. 26.
  5. Orthopedics was the most common ASC service in 2022: report

    The most common specialty ASCs served in 2022 was orthoedics, according to VMG Health's "ASCs in 2022: A Year in Review" report released Jan. 26.
  6. Dr. Bryan Kelly to lead Hospital for Special Surgery as CEO

    Bryan Kelly, MD, will succeed Louis Shapiro as president and CEO of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.
  7. What the future holds for independent orthopedic surgeons

    Wael Barsoum, MD, president and chief transformation officer at Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company, recently connected with Becker's to discuss what the next five years will look like for independent orthopedic practices.
  8. Orthopedic devicemaker introduces 3D printed SI joint fixation

    Croom Medical developed a customized 3D-printed sacroiliac joint fixation device, according to a Jan. 27 LinkedIn post from the company.
  9. Do orthopedic, neurosurgeons feel fairly compensated in 2023?

    Where orthopedic, spine and neurosurgeons live and practice can have a major impact on their compensation. 

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