Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. SeaSpine 2020 revenue down 3% year over year — 5 things to know

    Full-year 2020 revenue for SeaSpine declined 3 percent year over year to between $154.1 million and $154.5 million, according to a preliminary unaudited report released Jan. 11.
  2. OrthoNeuro promotes 2 executives to C-suite positions

    Columbus, Ohio-based OrthoNeuro has strengthened its executive team with two promotions.
  3. UNM Orthopedic Center of Excellence to open in early 2022

    The University of New Mexico Health Sciences' Center of Excellence for Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation in Rio Rancho, N.M., will be complete by the beginning of 2022, local news affiliate KRQE reports.

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  1. 40 orthopedic devices receiving FDA clearance in December

    The FDA granted clearance of 40 orthopedic and spine devices in December.
  2. Ohio spine group seeks CEO after exec accepts New Jersey opportunity

    Norwood, Ohio-based Mayfield Brain & Spine CEO Mike Farrington will leave the practice Jan. 22 for an undisclosed healthcare-related job in New Jersey.
  3. Dr. David Gazzaniga named Hoag Orthopedic's 1st division chief for sports medicine

    Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute named David Gazzaniga, MD, as division chief of sports medicine, according to a Jan. 8 news release.
  4. A '7-year investment': Iowa hospital acquires Mako robot

    Sioux Center (Iowa) Health purchased Stryker's Mako robotic arm, a first for Sioux County, according to a Jan. 8 report from Sioux Center News.

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  1. Pacira reports record $429.6M revenue in 2020

    Pacira Biosciences reported a record revenue of $429.6 million last year, according to a Jan. 7 news release.
  2. Stryker, Smith+Nephew seal 1st acquisitions of 2021: 7 device company notes

    From two big-money acquisitions in the orthopedic space to a new CEO entering the fray, here is the latest device company news:
  3. SI-Bone 2020 revenue increases 9% YOY — 5 things to know

    Full-year 2020 revenue for SI-Bone, a sacropelvic device company, increased 9 percent to between $73.1 million and $73.4 million year over year, according to a preliminary unaudited report on Jan. 7.
  4. Beaumont rolling out vaccine to 200,000 patients aged 65 and up, says Dr. Jeffrey Fischgrund

    Hospital systems in metro Detroit are preparing to administer COVID-19 vaccines to patients aged 65 and older, with Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health reaching out to more than 200,000 patients in its database, the Detroit Free Press reports.
  1. 5 spine studies drawing attention from surgeons

    From research into how poor bone quality could lead to complications after spinal fusion to positive results of a single-position spine surgery clinical trial, here are five recent studies catching the eyes of spine surgeons:
  2. Dr. Shawn Belverud logs California hospital's 1st spine surgery with 3D microscope

    Neurosurgeons at Naval Medical Center San Diego completed the facility's first spine surgery with a 3D surgical microscope, according to Dvids.
  3. Spinal neurosurgeon elected to Missouri hospital board

    Charles Bondurant, MD, has been elected to a newly created board that oversees operations at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo., the Columbia Daily Tribune reported Jan. 7.
  4. SI-Bone shakes up leadership with new CEO; seeks replacement CFO

    Laura Francis, SI-Bone's CFO and COO, has been unveiled as the next CEO of the sacropelvic device company.
  5. Top 10 spine reads — Spine surgeon estate sues hospital, Stryker's first acquisition of 2021 and more

    Here are the most-read articles on Becker's Spine Review during the week of Jan. 4-8:
  6. Drs. Samir Mir, Jeffrey Gross and more: 3 spine surgeons in the news

    From a surgeon donating masks to another healing a teen's spine disorder, here are three spine surgeons making headlines over the past week:
  7. Neurosurgeon joins Cleveland Clinic

    Zeguang Ren, MD, PhD, joined Stuart, Fla.-based Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, according to a Jan. 7 report from South Florida Hospital News.
  8. Orthopedic surgeon's firm invests in AR, VR tech company

    Parvizi Surgical Innovation, a company owned by orthopedic surgeon Javad Parvizi, MD, has invested in a software company focused on medical grade virtual reality and augmented reality technology for surgical training.
  9. Top spine surgeon patent holders are among top licensing, royalty earners

    A study published in The Spine Journal found a link between the number of patents orthopedic spine surgeons hold and the amount of royalties and licensing fees they receive from the industry.

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