Here are six orthopedic practices that merged or acquired other groups this year so far.
Three orthopedic groups in Tennessee joined to form OrthoSouth, a Memphis-based organization that includes 35 physicians, 44 physical therapists, seven clinics and two ASCs.
Chester, Va.-based Colonial Orthopaedics' 97 team members joined Richmond, Va.-based MCV Physicians, a large physician practice affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.
Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based OrthoSC absorbed Coastal Interventional Pain Associates and its two physicians.
The Orthopedic Institute and CORE Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, both based in Sioux Falls, S.D., integrated into one practice at the beginning of the year.
Richmond-based OrthoVirginia finalized its acquisition of Virginia Beach-based Virginia Institute for Sports Medicine and now includes more than 100 physicians.
Orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Miller, MD, merged his practice with Hudson Pro Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Hoboken, N.J.