Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. How the net worth of 4 Stryker billionaires has changed since 2019

    Of 2024's eight spine and orthopedic billionaires, half of them earned their wealth through medtech giant Stryker. 
  2. How spine surgeons can prepare for physician shortages, growing demand

    Spine surgeons are anticipating large physician shortages in the near future.
  3. Nevada spine practice introduces Amplify DualPortal Endoscopic Surgery

    Carson City, Nev.-based Battle Born Brain and Spine has launched the use of Amplify DualPortal Endoscopic Surgery, becoming the first official endoscopic spine surgical practice in the region. 

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  1. 'These are crazy times': Orthopedics' biggest disruptors

    The orthopedic industry is constantly changing. 
  2. 182 orthopedic research all-stars: Avant-Garde Health

    Avant-Garde Health shared its Healthcare Research All-Stars 2024 list, which recognizes top physicians and hospitals across 10 specialties, including orthopedic surgery.
  3. Dr. Keith Meister to operate on Miami Marlins pitcher

    Keith Meister, MD, is set to perform elbow surgery on Eury Pérez, a pitcher for the Miami Marlins, on April 8.
  4. Orthopedic surgeon pay up 1.8%

    Orthopedic surgeon pay in the U.S. has reached an average of $378,250 a year, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, up 1.8% from the previous year's data.

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  1. The future of total joint replacements

    Here are three advancements in total joint replacements that orthopedic leaders should know:
  2. Fox Valley Orthopedics adds Dr. Kenneth Chakour as partner

    Geneva, Ill.-based Fox Valley Orthopedics has named Kenneth Chakour, MD, as a partner in the practice, according to an April 4 press release submitted to the Daily Herald.
  3. EmergeOrtho ASC affiliate earns 4 accreditation awards

    The Brunswick Surgery Center in Leland, N.C., has earned four certificates of excellence from DNV Healthcare, according to an April 5 report from Wilmington Biz. 
  4. South Carolina governor has knee surgery

    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster had an outpatient knee surgery to address a meniscus tear, his office said April 4. 
  1. Dr. Rory Goodwin named spine director at Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis

    C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD, was named director of spine services at Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis in Durham, N.C.
  2. Virginia Spine Institute rebrands

    Reston-based Virginia Spine Institute rebranded to VSI.
  3. 14,820 orthopedic surgeons in the US: 6 BLS stats to know

    An estimated 14,820 orthopedic surgeons work in the U.S, and the mean annual wage of $378,250, according to the newest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 3. 
  4. Warren Memorial Hospital earns gold seal of approval for knee, hip replacements

    Valley Health Warren Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacements. 
  5. Dr. Ali Baaj named Banner Health systemwide spine chief

    Ali Baaj, MD, was named systemwide chief of spine surgery at Phoenix-based Banner Health, according to an April 4 LinkedIn post.
  6. How 1 orthopedic surgeon has developed the future of deformity care

    Dror Paley, MD, has spent significant time in his career looking for ways to improve limb lengthening and orthopedic deformity care. 
  7. Weill Cornell surgeon performs Tanzania's 1st endoscopic spinal surgery

    Lynn McGrath, MD, a neurosurgeon at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian in New York City, has performed the first endoscopic spine surgery in Tanzania. 
  8. 52 spine research all-stars: Avant-Garde Health

    Avant-Garde Health shared its Healthcare Research All-Stars 2024 list, which recognizes top physicians and hospitals across 10 specialties, including spine surgeons.
  9. 5 states with the most employed orthopedic surgeons

    California, the largest state in the nation by population size, also has the highest number of employed orthopedic surgeons, with an estimated 2,570 working in the state, according to the newest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 3.

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