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  1. Orthopedic residency at Kansas City University moving to HCA Midwest Health

    Missouri's largest medical school, Kansas City University, is shifting its orthopedic residency program to Research Medical Center, one of HCA Midwest Health's family of hospitals in the region.
  2. Mid-America Orthopedics expanding care at Kansas hospital

    Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., is bolstering spine and orthopedic services through a partnership with Mid-America Orthopedics, local news outlet KCTV5 reported Aug. 18.
  3. California neurosurgeon reverses 3-level cervical fusion with artificial discs

    Neurosurgeon Todd Lanman, MD, became the first in the U.S. to restore motion at three contiguous levels in a patient's cervical spine.

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  1. Degenerative disc disease treatment market to grow 5.9% by 2028: 5 details

    More than 3.9 million patients are expected to be treated for degenerative disc disease in the U.S. by 2028, according to a report from Coherent Market Insights.
  2. Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute names director of spinal oncology

    Robert Rothrock, MD, joined Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute as neurosurgical director of spinal oncology, South Florida Hospital News reported Aug. 18.
  3. Orthopedic surgeon to open practice in former California theater

    The site of a historic San Francisco theater is slated to house an orthopedic practice.
  4. 'Vaccines, visors and variants': What orthopedic surgeons are most concerned about

    The development of COVID-19 variants and how communities are responding to them are among the biggest concerns on the minds of orthopedic surgeons.
  1. Orthopedic surgeon pay per wRVU up 11.36% in 2020

    Orthopedic surgeons reported a steep drop in work relative value units, but the compensation per unit increased, according to AMGA's 2021 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity survey.
  2. 8 things to know about Medtronic's CEO

    Geoffrey Martha became CEO of Medtronic during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020. Mr. Martha joined the company in 2011 and has grown the company since.
  3. Globus Medical's imaging robot OK'd, Stryker exec to retire: 7 device company notes

    Here are seven updates from spine and orthopedic device companies in the last week.
  4. 10 orthopedic surgeons to know

    A physician who operated on himself and nine more orthopedic surgeons to know:
  1. Texas hospital opens orthopedic practice with 2 surgeons

    Two surgeons are seeing patients at a new orthopedic clinic at Hendrick Medical Center Brownwood (Texas), according to Brownwoodnews.com.
  2. 'Concentrate on real patient safety issues': Surgeons weigh in on CMS 2022 proposal

    CMS' payment and site-of-care proposed changes for 2022 have caused some head-scratching among surgeons as the agency plans to walk back many of the changes it enacted this year.
  3. Stem Cell Institute of America sued, accused of falsely marketing treatments for ortho pain

    The co-founders of the Stem Cell Institute of America are being sued, accused of marketing stem cell therapy to seniors by falsely claiming that it is an effective treatment for orthopedic conditions such as arthritis and joint pain.
  4. Orthopedic surgeon inducted into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame

    Kristaps Keggi, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and researcher at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame.
  5. Lakewood Health partners with Twin Cities Orthopedics

    Staples, Minn.-based Lakewood Health System has partnered with Golden Valley, Minn.-based Twin Cities Orthopedics.
  6. Zimmer Biomet's robotic hip system gets greenlight for use with direct anterior joint replacements

    Zimmer Biomet's Rosa Hip System has been approved for robot-assisted direct anterior total hip replacements, according to an Aug. 18 news release.
  7. Stryker's president and COO to step down in October

    Timothy Scannell, president and COO of Stryker, will retire in 2023, according to an Aug. 18 news release.
  8. Florida orthopedic surgeon performs his first robotic-assisted total knee replacement

    An orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Delray (Fla.) Medical Center performed his first robotic-assisted total knee replacement.
  9. New Jersey orthopedic practice opens Bridgewater location

    Tri-County Orthopedics has opened a location in Bridgewater, N.J., the practice said in an Aug. 17 news release.

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