Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 7 orthopedic practices that opened new locations in December

    From a spine surgeon adding a second location to a joint venture office in Colorado, here are seven orthopedic centers that opened in December:
  2. Drs. Scott Mollison, Frantz Lerebours & more: 6 orthopedic surgeons on the move this week

    From another surgeon joining Rothman Orthopaedics' Florida clinic to the head of a new practice in New York, here are the latest orthopedists on the move:
  3. Dr. Christopher O'Boynick becomes 10th surgeon at St. Louis orthopedic group

    Spine surgeon Christopher O'Boynick, MD, will begin practicing at Orthopedic Associates in St. Louis on Jan. 2.

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  1. ChoiceSpine device surpasses 3K implantations

    Tiger Shark, a 3D-printed titanium interbody designed by ChoiceSpine, has been implanted in more than 3,000 patients, according to a Dec. 31 news release.
  2. How outpatient spine surgery will look in 2021 and beyond: 8 things to know

    Spine surgery will continue to migrate to ASCs, arguably at a more rapid pace because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as minimally invasive techniques advance and more payers reimburse for spine procedures at outpatient settings.
  3. Top spine reads: Stryker in 2020, practices expanding across state lines and more

    Here are the most read articles on Becker's Spine Review from Dec. 28 to Jan. 1.
  4. Spinal technologies that will rise to prominence in 2021: 5 surgeons weigh in

    From the expansion of robotic spine surgery to disc replacement and augmented reality, five surgeons discuss the technologies and procedures they expect to play a bigger role in 2021.

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  1. 10 most-read stories in spine in 2020

    Here are the five stories that most caught the attention of Becker's Spine Review readers in 2020:
  2. Drs. Edward Khalfayan, Seth Criner & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    From the latest surgeon to join Rothman Orthopaedics' Florida clinic to an MLB medical director stepping down from his role after 15 years, here are the latest orthopedists making the news:
  3. Former Boston Scientific execs help kick off Omnia Medical pain division

    Spinal implant manufacturer Omnia Medical recruited two Boston Scientific executives who will help launch a pain management division focusing on sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
  4. Stryker's year in 2020 — 5 key notes

    Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker had a year marked by a major acquisition, a culture shift and several devices that were approved by the FDA.
  1. 10 orthopedic hospital projects costing $50M or more

    Since the beginning of the year, Becker's has reported on 10 hospital projects expanding orthopedic services that cost at least $50 million:
  2. 10-physician orthopedic practice opens 3rd Louisiana location

    Southern Orthopaedic Specialists opened its third clinic in Slidell, La., New Orleans City Business reported Dec. 29.
  3. California orthopedic surgeons see caseloads dive amid hospital elective surgery ban

    Hospitals in California's Central Valley are ceasing elective surgeries to prioritize staff and resources for its worst COVID-19 surge during the pandemic, ABC30 reports.
  4. 3 spine surgeons, practices expanding across state lines

    In the last two months, Becker's reported on one spine surgeon who expanded his practice across state lines and a spine practice and orthopedic group that detailed plans to do the same:
  5. Nebraska hospital welcomes surgeon, medical director of nearby spine center

    Neurosurgeon W. Lee Warren, MD, and his physician assistant are now visiting specialists at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb., the McKook Gazette reported Dec. 29.
  6. Rhode Island orthopedic practice to expand into Massachusetts

    Providence, R.I.-based University Orthopedics is developing an orthopedic office in Mansfield, Mass., its first in the state, the practice announced Dec. 28.
  7. 10 hospitals, practices seeking spine surgeons in 2021

    Here are 10 practices looking to add orthopedic spine surgeons in 2021, based on positions listed in December on career sites including ZipRecruiter, HospitalRecruiting.com and Jooble.
  8. Remembering 2 leaders in spine, neurosurgery

    Two former prominent neurosurgeons recently died after distinguished careers in medicine: 
  9. Zimmer Biomet in 2020 — 7 key notes

    From a $250 million acquisition to a partnership for an Apple Watch platform, here are seven key notes on medical device maker Zimmer Biomet this year.

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