Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Orthopedic surgeon joins Copper Fit as chief medical officer

    Struan Coleman, MD, PhD, an orthopedic surgeon with New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, was named chief medical officer of Copper Fit.
  2. Wenzel Spine earns FDA clearance for new fusion device

    Wenzel Spine earned FDA clearance for the PrimaLOK SP system, the devicemaker said Aug. 22.
  3. Zimmer Biomet promotes Ivan Tornos to CEO

    Ivan Tornos was promoted and is Zimmer Biomet's new CEO, the medtech company said Aug. 22.

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  1. Meet the head orthopedic surgeons for the 10 most popular US sports teams

    Professional basketball team the Boston Celtics is the most popular sports team in the U.S. based on the number of monthly Google searches the team receives worldwide every month, according to research from online sports website Betting A-Z sent to Becker's on Aug. 21. 
  2. Independent firm supports Conformis' pending merger

    ISS, an independent proxy advisory firm, recommended stockholders vote in favor of Conformis' pending merger with Restor3d.
  3. Rothman completes first procedure at Innovation Tower's ASC

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute completed the first procedure at the Orlando, Fla.-based Innovation Tower's ASC, according to an Aug. 21 LinkedIn post.
  4. Mayfield Brain & Spine adds Dr. Michael Robinson

    Cincinnati-based Mayfield Brain & Spine has added neurosurgeon Michael Robinson, MD, PhD, to its practice. 

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  1. The 3 best hospitals in Texas for neurosurgery

    U.S. News & World Report has named its top 30 neurology and neurosurgery hospitals in the U.S. for 2023 and 2024, including three hospitals in Texas. 
  2. Dr. Kevin Hofer joins Huron Regional Medical Center

    Huron (S.D.) Regional Medical Center has added Kevin Hofer, MD, to its medical staff. 
  3. Dr. Zachary Bailey joins OrthoSC

    Spine surgeon Zachary Bailey, MD, is joining OrthoSC in Myrtle Beach Sept. 1.
  4. At least 2 deaths linked to tainted bone graft

    A Michigan woman died from tuberculosis linked to tainted bone graft, The Detroit News reported Aug, 18.
  1. Anika receives FDA clearance for new implant system

    Anika Therapeutics, a devicemaker focused on joint preservation, received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Integrity Implant System, which is planned to launch in the first quarter of 2024.
  2. The worst paying state for orthopedic surgeons

    West Virginia is the worst paying state on record for orthopedic surgeons in 2023, according to data published April 25 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' occupational employment statistics survey.
  3. Orthopedic surgeon salaries in the 17 worst states for outpatient joint replacements

    Seventeen states in the U.S. do not have any top-ranked hospitals for outpatient joint replacements. 
  4. Dr. Mary Ireland inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame

    Mary Ireland, MD, of the University of Kentucky, was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hall of Fame.
  5. Dr. Sean Wilson joins Southern Indiana Orthopedics

    Sean Wilson, MD, is joining Southern Indiana Orthopedics and will work at its Columbus office.
  6. Dr. Robert Grumet on the culture of orthopedics

    Robert Grumet, MD, team physician for the Los Angeles Chargers and program director of the Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute sports medicine fellowship, connected with Becker's to discuss the culture of orthopedics. 
  7. Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma to expand team with three new surgeons

    The Tulsa-based Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma will be bringing on three fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons to its team, according to an Aug. 9th news release shared with Becker's.
  8. Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic adds Dr. Cameron Straughn

    Cameron Straughn, DO, has joined Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic, according to an Aug. 15 report by Tallahassee Reports. 
  9. Orlando Health orthopedic ASC completes 1st total hip replacement

    The Orlando (Fla.) Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute's downtown ASC, which opened its doors in March, has completed its first total joint replacement. 

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