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  1. Cleveland Clinic receives $2.5M grant to study spinal cord injury solutions: 5 insights

    The Department of Defense awarded Cleveland Clinic $2.5 million to research and lead a brain stimulation study in patients who suffer from paralyzed upper limbs to due spinal cord injuries. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Dr. James Sanfilippo performs the most spinal fusions in New Jersey, highest successful discharge rate

    Between January 2013 and December 2016, James Sanfilippo, MD, of Reconstructive Orthopedics in Vineland, N.J., performed the highest number of spinal fusion procedures in the state. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. AANS appoints 1st female neurosurgeon president: 4 highlights

    Shelly Timmons, MD, is the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' new president. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Dr. Neal ElAttrache scopes left knee of Thunder's Paul George — 4 insights

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, scoped the left knee of Oklahoma City Thunder center Paul George, The Oklahoman reports. By Eric Oliver -
  2. 8 things for spine surgeons to know for Thursday — May 10, 2018

    Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for May 10, 2018. By Megan Wood -
  3. Rothman Institute to add Aria Orthopedics' 6 physicians: 4 key notes

    Rothman Institute to add Aria Orthopedics' 6 physicians: 4 key notes By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Transplanted spinal cord stem cells may help ALS sufferers: 4 insights

    Transplanted human spinal cord-derived neural stem cells may stabilize functioning in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients, according to a study in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. 7 statistics on orthopedist net worth

    About two out of five — 36 percent of 20,000 surveyed physicians — have $1 million or more in assets, according to the Medscape Physician Wealth and Debt Report 2018. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Meet the 2 newest providers at The CORE Institute — 8 facts

    Phoenix-based orthopedic group The CORE Institute added pain management specialist Jason R. Sherman, MD, and orthopedic spine surgeon Tajdip Sandhu, MD, to its team. By Angie Stewart -
  3. Overlapping neurosurgeries safe, study finds: 6 key insights

    The practice of overlapping surgeries is not only safe but may even be beneficial to neurosurgery patients, according to findings presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans and detailed in Medscape. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Dr. Jeffrey Hayer joins Valley Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine: 4 insights

    Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Hayer, MD, joined Valley Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine in Greenfield, Mass., masslive.com reports. By Shayna Korol -
  1. 4 things to know about Ortho Kinematics

    Ortho Kinematics is a spine diagnostic imaging company in Austin, Texas. By Shayna Korol -
  2. 3 things to know about Dr. P. Richard Emmanuel, a 2018 Top Doctor

    P. Richard Emmanuel, MD, a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon at Orthopedic & Spine Institute of Los Angeles, has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Beverly Hills, California. By Shayna Korol -
  3. The 'team approach': Dr. Andrés O'Daly on sports medicine

    Andrés O'Daly, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Bradenton, Fla.-based Coastal Orthopedics. He specializes in foot and ankle injuries and disorders and recently performed surgery on Tyler Gibson, a midfielder soccer player for FC Cincinnati. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Does spine implant coating effect spinal fusion outcomes? — 5 study findings

    A group of researchers conducted a study to gain further insight on the effects of implant coating. The animal experience was designed to investigate the efficacy of combined magnetic fields treatment and nano-hydroxyapatite coating in posterolateral lumbar fusion. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Stryker, Smith & Nephew, K2M & more: 13 device company notes

    Here are key notes for 13 orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic makes new partnership to better patient experience: 5 highlights

    Orlando, Fla.-based Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic partnered with Clearwave Corp. Patient Information Exchange to launch a patient check-in system at the orthopedic center. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. TransEnterix 2018 Q1 revenue reaches $4.8M, new loss totals $11.3M: 5 details

    TransEnterix released its first quarter 2018 financial results. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Harrisburg Medical Center completes 6th endoscopic MIS spine procedure — 4 notes

    Harrisburg (Ill.) Medical Center surgeons have performed six endoscopic minimally invasive spine surgeries, according to Harrisburg Register. By Megan Wood -
  9. Adult spinal deformity revision surgery costs $115k+ at 2-year follow-up: 5 findings

    Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University researchers investigated the cost-effectiveness of primary and revision surgery for treating adult spinal deformity in a new study published in Spine. By Megan Wood -

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