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  1. Dr. Keith Meister treats Cubs' Yu Darvish — 5 insights

    Keith Meister, MD, injected Chicago Cubs' pitcher Yu Darvish with a cortisone shot to treat inflammation, ESPN reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Front Range Orthopedics & Spine begins accepting patients at walk-in clinic — 3 quick facts

    Front Range Orthopedics & Spine opened an after-hours, walk-in clinic in Longmont, Colo., Northfield Review reports. By Angie Stewart -
  3. CPT corrects guidance on combining 2 spine codes

    CPT corrects guidance on combining 2 spine codes By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Dr. Christopher Shaffrey to leave U of Virginia School of Medicine, head Duke's spine division

    Dr. Christopher Shaffrey to leave U of Virginia School of Medicine, head Duke's spine division By Laura Dyrda -
  2. 'I couldn't pass up this opportunity': Why Dr. Anthony Romeo joined Rothman Institute and where the NY branch is headed

    'I couldn't pass up this opportunity': Why Dr. Anthony Romeo joined Rothman Institute and where the NY branch is headed By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Drs. Afshin Razi, Paul Eichenseer & more: 4 spine and neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are four spine and neurosurgeons making headlines: By Shayna Korol -
  4. Drs. Paul Chin, Waldomar Roeser & more: 8 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are eight orthopedic surgeons making headlines: By Shayna Korol -

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  1. University Medical Center installs new robotic system for spine surgery: 3 notes

    To expand its robotics program, Las Vegas-based University Medical Center adopted Globus Medical's ExcelsiusGPS, according to Fox 5 Vegas. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. 9 more physicians charged in $950M spine surgery kickback scheme: 7 things to know

    Nine additional physicians join 15 others charged in an illegal 15-year spine surgery bribery scheme at Pacific Hospital in Long Beach, Calif., according to The Orange County Register. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Dr. Neal ElAttrache diagnoses Angels' Zack Cozart's torn shoulder, to undergo season-ending surgery

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, confirmed Los Angeles Angels shortstop Zack Cozart tore the labrum in his left shoulder, MLB.com reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Top 10 Spine Review articles: June 25-29

    Here are the 10 most-read articles featured on Becker's Spine Review between June 25 and June 29. By Megan Wood -
  1. Dr. Atiq Durrani testifies from Pakistan in billing fraud, unnecessary surgery case

    Dr. Atiq Durrani testifies from Pakistan in billing fraud, unnecessary surgery case By Laura Dyrda -
  2. How much 7 orthopedic and spine device company CFOs made in 2017

    How much 7 orthopedic and spine device company CFOs made in 2017 By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Senate committee passes Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act

    The Senate Health, Labor, Education and Pensions Committee passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808), a bipartisan bill to eliminate ambiguity around licensure and malpractice insurance for sports medicine professionals traveling across state lines with an athletic team, DRGNews.com reports. By Shayna Korol -
  4. NYU Langone to add spine surgery at new outpatient center: 5 points

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health launched the phased opening of a new multispecialty outpatient facility in New York City. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. The Orthopaedic Institute opens new clinic in Florida: 3 highlights

    Marion County, Fla.-based The Orthopaedic Institute opened a new clinic June 26 in West Marion, Fla. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Crystal Clinic faces backlash from residents over $100M clinic proposal: 4 takeaways

    Residents in Akron, Ohio, are taking legal action after city officials approved a Cleveland-based Crystal Clinic project to build a $100 million clinic, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Changes in Dr. Atiq Durrani's trial play out as closing arguments loom: 7 insights

    As the civil trial against Atiq Drrani, MD, continues, the fugitive spine surgeon's attorney asked the judge to not to allow the testimony of a surgeon who would have been critical of Dr. Durrani, according to WLWT 5. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Spondylolisthesis patients with opioid dependence incur higher costs after surgery — 5 study insights

    Degenerative spondylolisthesis patients who are dependent on opioids had significantly higher healthcare utilization and overall costs after surgery, according to a study in the Journal of Neurosurgery. By Shayna Korol -
  9. Dr. Justin Clark named a 2018 Top Doctor: 3 things to know

    Justin Clark, MD, was recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Grand Rapids, Mich. By Shayna Korol -

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