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  1. New York property housing orthopedic group acquired

    Healthcare real estate firm Montecito Medical acquired the Windsong Medical Park, a 72,000-square-foot property in the Buffalo, N.Y., suburb of Williamsville.
  2. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    Here are 10 physicians performing orthopedic surgery:
  3. Donors funnel millions to support spine, orthopedic programs: 3 gifts to know

    Since December, donors have given large contributions to support spine and orthopedic projects.

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  1. Biologic treatments for back pain not supported by high-quality evidence, study finds

    Researchers sought to examine the effectiveness of intradiscal biologics for treating discogenic low back pain and found low-quality evidence supporting it, according to a study published in the February 2022 edition of The Spine Journal.
  2. Arizona property with orthopedic practice acquired

    Montecito Medical recently acquired property in Scottsdale, Ariz., housing Integrated Orthopedics, the real estate company said Jan. 21.
  3. Send our patients to the US? Canadian Spine Society says no

    The Canadian Spine Society wants Manitoba Shared Health to scrap plans to send up to 300 patients to Sanford Health Fargo (N.D.) for spine surgery, CBC reported Jan. 21.
  4. ZimVie's business strategy, separation plans outlined in SEC docs: 6 things to know

    Zimmer Biomet took a key step forward toward its spine and dental spinoff company, ZimVie.

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  1. Orthopedic surgeon sues Sanford Health, alleges defamation and interference with patients

    Matthew Friederichs, MD, has sued Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health, claiming the health system defamed the surgeon and unlawfully interfered with his practice after he handed in his resignation.
  2. 37% of orthopedic surgeons burned out in 2021: 5 findings

    The number of orthopedic surgeons who reported feeling burnt out increased in 2021 compared to 2020, according to Medscape's 2022 "Physician Burnout Report" published Jan. 21.
  3. Orthopedic surgeon named president of Mercy Clinic

    Scott Cooper, MD, is the new president of Mercy Clinic Northwest Arkansas in Rogers, Talk Business & Politics reported Jan. 20.
  4. The 3 healthcare trends Dr. Niranjan Kavadi is following

    The evolving post-pandemic healthcare landscape, including telemedicine, and holistic care are trends Niranjan Kavadi, MD, is observing. Dr. Kavadi, a spine surgeon in Oklahoma City, spoke on the "Becker's Healthcare Spine and Orthopedic Podcast" about why those topics are top of mind.
  1. 2 court cases involving orthopedics in 3 weeks

    Becker's Spine Review has reported on two court cases naming orthopedic surgeons and practices since Jan. 1:
  2. Michigan hospital adds 2 spinal surgery devices

    McLaren Greater Lansing (Mich.) has added the Brainlab navigation system and an OHX microscope for spinal surgery, the hospital said Jan. 19.
  3. Orthopedic residents find new home for rotations as pediatric hospital plans to close

    Orthopedic surgery residents are among the Tufts Medical Center trainees who will begin rotations at Boston Children's as the 128-year-old hospital plans to close its pediatric facility.
  4. Investors gravitating toward startup device companies: 5 transactions to know

    Under-the-radar spine and orthopedic device companies have garnered multimillion-dollar funding rounds from investors in recent months.
  5. Dr. Jay Keener debuts Stryker's new shoulder replacement implant

    Jay Keener, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in St. Louis, performed the first case with Stryker's Tornier patient-matched glenoid implant.
  6. 8 orthopedic 'firsts' in the last 30 days

    The orthopedics industry has been filled with innovation and milestones during the last 30 days.
  7. Education, outpatient migration key to growing endoscopic spine cases: Dr. Michael Gallizzi

    From endoscopic surgery education to regenerative medicine research, Michael Gallizzi, MD, already has a vision for his upcoming post at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.
  8. Amber Implants closes $10M series A financing round

    Amber Implants recently closed a $10 million series A financing round, the spinal implant company said Jan. 19.
  9. ZimVie, Enovis & more: 4 medtech spinoffs to know in 2022

    Medical device companies are honing in on the spine and orthopedic space, and a key aspect of that strategy includes spinning off segments into new companies.

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