Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. New Jersey hospital awarded 'gold seal' for spinal fusion

    The Joint Commission has awarded Englewood (N.J.) Health its Gold Seal of Approval for spinal fusion for the fourth time since 2012.
  2. Orthopedic surgeon leaves role as hospital CEO

    Orthopedic surgeon Mark Ciota, MD, is transitioning out of his role as CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Albert Lea and Austin, Minn.
  3. Dr. Richard Berger marks his 12,000th outpatient joint replacement

    Richard Berger, MD, of Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center is celebrating 20 years of performing same-day joint replacements and reaching a milestone for orthopedic surgeons.

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  1. Dr. Neal ElAttrache completes 1 elbow surgery, plans another for MLB pitchers

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, had two operations scheduled for Major League Baseball pitchers a week apart.
  2. 14-physician orthopedic group joins OSF Healthcare

    Peoria, Ill.-based Great Plains Orthopedics is expanding its practice to OSF HealthCare's St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Ill., The Register-Mail reported March 25.
  3. 'Dr. Death' series starts filming — 6 things to know

    The TV adaptation of podcast network Wondery's "Dr. Death" series has begun filming in New Mexico.
  4. Dr. Jeffrey Carlson: How minimally invasive spine surgery has evolved at the ASC

    One of the first three-level lumbar spinal fusions at an ASC was recently performed by Jeffrey Carlson, MD, president of Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Newport News, Va.
  1. Memorial Healthcare opens 2nd facility for outpatient surgery, sports medicine

    Memorial Healthcare System now offers outpatient orthopedic surgery, sports medicine primary care, rehabilitation and physical therapy at the Memorial Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 
  2. 10 more spine surgeon leaders to know

    Here are 10 spine surgeon leaders to know:
  3. Former NuVasive CEO to exit board

    Gregory Lucier will retire from the company's board of directors May 18.
  4. Rhode Island orthopedic practice opens $33M facility

    Providence-based Ortho Rhode Island opened a new $33 million facility, according to a March 25 report from the Warwick Beacon.
  1. 5 ways spine surgery is changing: ASCs, endoscopic surgery & more

    The last year has been a particularly transformative one for spine care, with telehealth, accelerating outpatient migration and updated site-care-strategies taking center stage.
  2. His AR glasses cut pedicle screw placement time in half, Dr. Chetan Patel says

    Chetan Patel, MD, developer of augmented reality system iSight, said the device has reduced the time taken to place pedicle screws during spine surgery by 51 percent.
  3. 10 device company updates

    Here are 10 recent updates from spine and orthopedic device companies:
  4. Neurosurgeons tag-team 1st robotic spine surgery at Marcus Neuroscience Institute

    Frank Vrionis, MD, and Timothy Miller, MD, completed the first robotic spine surgery at Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton, Fla.
  5. Oregon health system onboards 2 orthopedic surgeons

    Corvallis, Ore.-based Samaritan Health Services added two orthopedic surgeons.
  6. Spine care delivery will look very different in 5 years: 10 surgeon insights

    From multidisciplinary spine centers to the continued growth of telehealth and rapid migration to the outpatient setting, 10 surgeons outline how spine care delivery will evolve in the next five years.
  7. 3 recent spine, orthopedic hospitals costing $100M+

    Here are three spine and orthopedic hospitals costing at least $100 million that opened or were announced over the past six months:
  8. Academic Orthopaedic Consortium honors Dr. Kristy Weber

    Orthopedic surgeon Kristy Weber, MD, was honored by the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium.
  9. GE Healthcare imaging system cleared for spine, total joint surgery

    The FDA has provided clearance for GE Healthcare's OEC 3D surgical imaging system for spine surgery and joint replacement.

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