Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. What 3 surgeons wish patients knew about their job

    Surgeons have to deal with many challenges throughout their careers with patient care, insurance and more.
  2. Dr. Galal Elsayed joins Weill Cornell

    Galal Elsayed, MD, a neurosurgeon, has joined the faculty of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center in New York City.
  3. Dr. Keith Meister performs Tommy John surgery on Detroit Tigers player

    Keith Meister, MD, performed Tommy John elbow surgery on Riley Greene, an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, on Sept. 20 in Dallas. 

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  1. Astronaut, musician or basketball player: What surgeons might've been

    The decision to become a surgeon looks different for each and every physician. 
  2. Dr. Matthew Tao first in Nebraska to use BEAR implant

    Matthew Tao, MD, of University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, is the first surgeon in the state to use the BEAR implant for ACL surgery, NBC affiliate WOWT reported Sept. 21.
  3. Medtech manufacturer developing 'mini robots' for spine

    Teslake, a medical device manufacturer, is starting a series A capital raise to support the development of "mini spine robots" and their antimicrobial proprietary alloy.
  4. Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell researchers discover spine-specific stem cell

    Researchers at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medicine discovered a new stem cell that could affect spine care.

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  1. 2 sports medicine partnerships to know

    Here are two recent sports medicine partnerships Becker's has reported on since Sept. 14: 
  2. Dr. Gordon Bennett joins Western Reserve Hospital

    Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Western Reserve Hospital Physicians, Inc. Orthopedics has added Gordon Bennett, MD, to its team of providers. 
  3. 12 sports stars who underwent orthopedic surgery in the last 2 months

    From baseball to football, injuries and professional sports go hand in hand. Here are 12 professional athletes who have undergone orthopedic surgery reported by Becker's since Aug. 2:
  4. Relievant Medsystems launches training platform for Intracept

    Relievant Medsystems released the Intracept Simulator System, a training program for the Intracept procedure, the company said Sept. 21.
  1. When the spine surgeon becomes the patient: 4 insights

    Spine surgeons spend the majority of their days taking care of patients. But what happens when they're the one who's injured?
  2. OrthoSouth inks 10-year partnership with Memphis Grizzlies

    Memphis, Tenn.-based OrthoSouth signed a 10-year partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies NBA team, according to a Sept. 20 news release. 
  3. Alphatec CEO sells $2.42M worth of stock on the heels of strong Q2

    Patrick Miles, CEO of Alphatec, sold 180,000 shares of the company for about $2.42 million, Seeking Alpha reported Sept. 20.
  4. 5 things to know about Johns Hopkins' spine chief

    Khaled Kebaish, MD, is division chief of orthopedic spine surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.
  5. 3 orthopedic projects in the works totaling $100M

    Becker's reported on three multimillion orthopedic projects totalling $100 million so far in the second half of the year.
  6. Father-daughter team to practice at Rebound Orthopedics

    Heather Roberts, MD, a joint replacement specialist, is joining the staff of Vancouver, Wash.-based Rebound Orthopedics and Neurosurgery, which includes her father, Donald Roberts, MD. 
  7. Dr. Joseph Zuckerman earns lifetime achievement award

    Orthopedic surgeon Joseph Zuckerman, MD, earned the Orthopaedic Summit: Evolving Techniques Lifetime Achievement Award, according to a Sept. 20 news release. 
  8. Dr. Neal ElAttrache operates on MLB player Shohei Ohtani

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed elbow surgery on Shohei Ohtani, a player for the Los Angeles Angels, on Sept. 19 at the Kerlan & Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles.
  9. Patient-specific spine implant earns another breakthrough device designation

    Carlsmed received its second FDA breakthrough device designation for Aprevo, the medtech company said Sept. 20.

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