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  1. Dr. Frank Schwab on Globus Medical, Nemaris acquisition and keys to commercialize innovations in spine

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery recently named spine surgeon Frank Schwab, MD, vice chair of the HSS Innovation Institute. By Alan Condon -
  2. Florida hospital 2nd in state to install 7D Surgical system for spine, neurosurgery

    Lakewood Ranch (Fla.) Medical Center recently installed 7D Surgical's Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery system for spine and neurosurgery, reports Your Observer. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Todd Lanman to study spinal motion preservation techniques, provide care for veterans

    Todd Lanman, MD, is founder of Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery in Beverly Hills, Calif. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Rothman Orthopaedics, OrthoAtlanta & more: 8 spine, orthopedic partnerships in the past month

    Here are eight spine and orthopedic partnerships that were forged in the past month: By Alan Condon -
  2. Dr. Dwight Tyndall describes his idea of a perfect spine practice

    Spine surgeon Dwight Tyndall, MD, has practiced with Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana in Munster for the past 21 years. By Alan Condon -
  3. Stryker employee who visited Michigan facility may have coronavirus

    A Stryker employee "has reason to be tested for" COVID-19, the company confirmed March 11 to CBS affiliate WWMT. By Angie Stewart -
  4. Idaho hospital 1st in state to offer robotic spine surgery

    West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho, is reportedly the first hospital in the state to provide robotic spine surgery, according to ABC affiliate KIVI TV. By Alan Condon -
  1. New York spine group appoints Dr. Virany Hillard as medical director

    Neurosurgeon Virany Hillard, MD, was recently named medical director of Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York in Harrison, the Danbury Daily Voice reports. By Alan Condon -
  2. Spine surgeon launches app to aid providers with certification requirements

    Ian Madom, MD, spine surgeon and cofounder of MyMOC, launched the MOCingbird app on March 12 to help medical professionals keep up to date with their education requirements, reports Street Insider. By Alan Condon -
  3. Orthopedic surgeons begin to see procedure volume drop amid coronavirus: 4 details

    Jefferies, a New York-based financial services firm, conducted a survey of around 60 orthopedic surgeons, interventional cardiologists and anesthesiologists to see whether COVID-19 was affecting procedure volume. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Dr. Anthony Yeung: What surgeons need to know about reimbursement, training in endoscopic spine surgery

    Spine surgeon Anthony Yeung, MD, recently retired from Phoenix-based Desert Institute Spine Care, where his son Chris Yeung, MD, is spearheading the practice. By Alan Condon -
  1. Stem cells show promise for spinal disorders but 'a lot more work to be done': 5 surgeons share insights

    Five spine and neurosurgeons share insights on the development of stem cell-based therapies in spine. By Alan Condon -
  2. Drs. Jeffrey Silverstein, James Stannard & more: 12 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are 12 orthopedic surgeons making the news this week: By Alan Condon -
  3. VA bans visitors for 24K veterans in spinal cord injury centers amid coronavirus concerns

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is prohibiting visitors to more than 24,000 veterans at its spinal cord injury facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus, reports the Daily Mail. By Alan Condon -
  4. $816K+ awarded to North Carolina patient left with permanent spinal cord damage after surgery

    A 67-year-old man was recently awarded $816,988 after he was left with permanent damage to his spinal cord after a 2014 spine surgery at Ashe County Memorial Hospital in Jefferson, N.C. By Alan Condon -
  5. Illinois neurosurgeon 1st in state to offer new tumor therapy — 3 things to know

    Julian Bailes, MD, of Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem is reportedly the first neurosurgeon in the state to offer GammaTile Therapy to treat malignant brain tumors, reports EurekAlert! By Alan Condon -
  6. Neurosurgeon receives community service award for local school program

    Retired neurosurgeon Michael Miner, MD, was recently honored for his volunteer work with the Daughters of the American Revolution Community Service Award, reports Focus Daily News. By Alan Condon -
  7. 32 orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in February

    The FDA granted 510(k) clearance to 32 orthopedic devices last month. By Laura Dyrda -
  8. NuVasive bone graft substitute demonstrates positive results for lumbar fusion

    NuVasive's Attrax Putty was shown to be an effective bone graft substitute for autograft in instrumented thoracolumbar posterolateral lumbar fusion. By Alan Condon -
  9. OrthoAtlanta, Piedmont Orthopedics open 1st location after February partnership

    OrthoAtlanta and Atlanta-based Piedmont Orthopedics opened a new facility in Newnan, Ga., reports the Digital Journal. By Alan Condon -

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