Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Orthopedic surgeon earns 'physician of the year' award at Texas hospital

    Orthopedic surgeon Eric Price, MD, received the 2021 Physician of the Year award for 'unparalleled quality' at Houston Methodist The Woodlands, according to local news outlet Hello Woodlands.
  2. Dr. Matt Hollenbeck performs landmark scoliosis surgery in Kansas

    Orthopedic surgeon Matt Hollenbeck, MD, has performed Kansas' first successful vertebral body tethering procedure at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, NBC affiliate reported April 13.
  3. Dr. Brian Silvia marks 1,500th robot-assisted joint replacement

    Brian Silvia, MD, PhD, completed his 1,500th robot-assisted joint replacement surgery, the Telegraph Herald reported April 13.
  1. Dr. Richard Hynes debuts new minimally invasive OLIF system

    Orthopedic surgeon Richard Hynes, MD, was the first surgeon to use Viseon's MaxView system for minimally invasive oblique lateral interbody fusion.
  2. UAMS breaks ground on $85M orthopedic surgical hospital

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on April 12 broke ground on an $85 million surgical facility in Little Rock.
  3. 1st spinal fusion patient treated in Kuros Biosciences clinical trial

    Orthobiologics company Kuros Biosciences has treated the first patient in a clinical trial comparing MagnetOs Putty to autograft for posterolateral spinal fusion.
  4. Kentucky orthopedic practice hit with fraudulent jobless claims

    Lexington, Ky.-based Bluegrass Orthopedics recently received fraudulent unemployment claims, CBS affiliate WKYT reported April 12.
  1. Spineology names two sales executives

    St. Paul, Minn.-based Spineology named two new area vice presidents to its sales leadership team, according to an April 12 release. 
  2. Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine adds Dr. John Larkin

    John Larkin, MD, joined Sharonville, Ohio-based Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
  3. California orthopedic center to grow with $70M expansion

    Rancho Mirage, Calif.-based Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center is tripling its number of operating rooms in a $70 million expansion, Palm Springs Life reported April 8.
  4. Dr. Daniel Guy on his goals as AAOS president, outlook for orthopedics

    Daniel Guy, MD, was recently named the 2021-22 president for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Guy, a Georgia-based orthopedic surgeon, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about his goals and issues facing orthopedic surgeons, from value-based care to augmented and virtual reality.
  1. New Jersey orthopedic group joins Summit Health

    Active Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, an 11-physician group based in Hackensack, N.J., joined Summit Health April 12.
  2. CEO pay for large spine, orthopedic companies

    Executives at the top orthopedic and spine device companies receive millions of dollars in total compensation, according to proxy statements filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
  3. Spine device company rebrands, moves office

    Orlando, Fla.-based medical device company HT Medical rebranded to Xēnix Medical.
  4. HSS Florida appoints president

    Michael Enriquez was named president of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery's Florida location.
  5. Robot expands spine offerings at New Hampshire orthopedic center

    Derry, N.H.-based Parkland Medical Center and Christian Klare, MD, have acquired Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS system, according to a LinkedIn post. 
  6. Bon Secours to acquire 13-physician orthopedic group in Virginia

    Marriottsville, Md.-based Bon Secours has agreed to acquire Tuckahoe Orthopaedics, a 13-physician group in Richmond, Va., for an undisclosed price, Henrico Citizen reports.
  7. Mississippi hospital performing 900 orthopedic surgeries a year named robotic CoE

    Singing River Health System in Ocean Springs, Miss., has been designated a robotic surgery Center of Excellence by Surgical Review Corp., the Mississippi Business Journal reported April 8.
  8. Alphatec's $116.9M acquisition cleared; projects 50% Q1 revenue jump: 4 notes

    Spinal implant manufacturer Alphatec received regulatory approval for its $116.9M acquisition of EOS Imaging and expects substantial growth in first-quarter revenue, according to Seeking Alpha.
  9. Dr. Sonia Eden becomes 2nd Black woman to lead hospital neurosurgery program

    Sonia Eden, MD, has been appointed head of adult neurosurgery at Detroit Medical Center, the first Black woman to hold the role, and second to lead a U.S. hospital neurosurgery program, Commercial Appeal reported April 8.

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