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  1. 6 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    Here are six orthopedic surgeons making the news this week. By Alan Condon -
  2. NervGen Pharma launches MS program focusing on nerve remyelination — 3 things to know

    NervGen Pharma will use its developing drug technology for spinal cord injuries in a new multiple sclerosis program. By Alan Condon -
  3. 2 neurosurgeons at same hospital rank in California's top 10 highest county earners

    A wage report from the California State Controller's Office indicated that French Camp, Calif.-based San Joaquin County General Hospital features eight of the state's top 10 earning county employees, including two neurosurgeons, reports The Sacramento Bee. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Mayo Clinic to build $223M facility in Florida to treat spine, brain cancer

    The Mayo Clinic will build a $233 million oncology facility on its Jacksonville, Fla., campus which will feature proton beam therapy, reports Medtechdive. By Alan Condon -
  2. California hospital showcases virtual reality technology for neurosurgery — 3 insights

    Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian showcased Surgical Theater's virtual reality medical imaging technology in a tour of its ORs, reports The OC Register. By Alan Condon -
  3. 4 major orthopedics transactions in the past year

    Traditionally orthopedics has not featured as much consolidation and private equity investment as other specialties but a significant uptick in transactions is expected in the future, based on insight from McGuireWoods. By Alan Condon -
  4. Dr. Todd Chapman: Innovations in 3D printing, problems with prescribing opioids & more

    Todd Chapman, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Spine Center, specializing in the treatment of spinal diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.  By Alan Condon -

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  1. The story behind the deal — National Spine and Pain Centers CEO explains recent acquisitions, projects, practice's future

    Rockville, Md.-based National Spine and Pain Centers added Gainesville, Ga.-based Specialty Spine and Pain and Chicago-based Millennium Pain Center to its national network last week. By Eric Oliver -
  2. The path to be first — How Carmell Therapeutics could have the 1st BLA-certified regenerative offering for bone healing

    Biologics therapies have the promise to revolutionize orthopedics and sports medicine, but unauthorized operators pose a serious threat to emerging therapies. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Andrews Institute's Dr. Steve Jordan on why athletes hide concussions

    Steve Jordan, MD, a sports medicine specialist at Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, spent 24 years as the team physician for Tallahassee-based Florida State Seminoles before joining Andrews Institute in 2015. By Eric Oliver -
  4. National Spine and Pain Centers CEO explains how his practice approaches opioids

    Rockville, Md.-based National Spine and Pain Centers CEO Doug Wisor, MD, discussed with Becker's Spine Review how his company utilizes opioids. By Eric Oliver -
  1. Surgeon turns inventor: Dr. Christopher Blanchard completes 1st spinal fusion with device he designed

    Christopher Blanchard, DO, of Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics completed the first spinal fusion surgery with Tiger Shark C, a device he helped develop. By Alan Condon -
  2. Dr. Avi Kumar: 2 Qs on innovation in orthopedics and considering new devices

    Avi Kumar, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Bradenton, Fla.-based Coastal Orthopedics, specializing in traumatic, acute and chronic injuries of the shoulder and elbow. By Alan Condon -
  3. Spectrum Plastics acquires medical balloon company — 4 insights

    Spectrum Plastics Group acquired Wexford, Ireland-based medical balloon solutions company, Earnan Biomedicals. By Alan Condon -
  4. Hoag Orthopedic Institute's risk-based, bundled arrangements & growth — 3 Qs with top leaders

    With a long-standing value-based care delivery model, Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute has cared for more than 1,000 commercial bundle patients and nearly 3,000 under Medicare's bundled payment program. By Angie Stewart -
  5. Fusion Robotics closes financing round with 2 key investments

    Fusion Robotics closed a financing round with investments from former NuVasive CEO Alex Lukianov and Kevin Foley, MD. By Laura Dyrda -
  6. Integra LifeSciences names 2 new executives

    Integra LifeSciences promoted Glenn Coleman to COO and appointed Carrie Anderson CFO. By Laura Dyrda -
  7. 2 neurosurgeons offer advice for physicians considering a career in spine

    Mark McLaughlin, MD, and Rafe Sales, MD, discuss the difficult challenges facing medicine and provide their advice for young physicians considering a career in spine.  By Alan Condon -
  8. MiRus acquires new facility for spine, orthopedic devices: 3 notes

    MiRus, a medical device company focusing on spine and orthopedic devices, acquired a 50,000-square-foot facility to dramatically increase production. By Alan Condon -
  9. 3 updates on AAOS proceedings in June

    The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons has been making headlines in June.  By Alan Condon -

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