• Dartmouth Health affiliate doubles size of orthopedic department

    Keene, N.H.-based Cheshire Medical Center, an affiliate of Lebanon, N.H.-based Dartmouth Health, has added three new orthopedic surgeons, doubling the size of the department, according to a Feb. 26 report from The Keene Sentinel.
  • New England Surgical Suites earns total joint, complex spine accreditation

    Natick, Mass.-based New England Surgical Suites has earned an advanced orthopedic certification for both total joint replacements and complex spine surgery from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. 
  • 22 power players in sports medicine

    Here are 22 power players in the field of sports medicine that Becker's has reported on so far in 2024: Note: this list is not exhaustive. If you would like to be included in future lists, please contact aickes@beckershealthcare.com.
  • Washington Orthopaedic Center floods

    Centralia-based Washington Orthopaedic Center has continued to serve patients amid a flood caused by burst pipes, according to a Feb. 23 report from The Chronicle.
  • DePuy Synthes wants feds to undo $20M verdict in orthopedic patent case

    DePuy Synthes, Johnson & Johnson's orthopedic company, is asking an appeals court to reverse a $20 million award granted to Gary Rasmussen, MD, in a 2022 patent case.
  • 12 orthopedic providers join Longview Regional

    Longview (Texas) Regional Medical Center has added eight orthopedic surgeons and four mid-level providers to its family of regional clinics effective Feb. 1. 
  • Dr. Matthew Mitchell joins Fremont Orthopaedics

    Orthopedic surgeon Matthew Mitchell, MD, has joined Riverton, Wyo.-based Fremont Orthopaedics. 
  • Why 2 orthopedic surgeons are staying in medicine

    As physicians are leaving the field of medicine — some via retirement, some due to dissatisfaction and burnout and depression. So what is motivating the ones who are staying to continue to practice?
  • Orthopedics' 'double-edged sword'

    Consolidation can potentially be both beneficial and harmful to orthopedic practices. 
  • Dr. Neal ElAttrache operates on Kansas City Chiefs player

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, successfully performed knee surgery on Charles Omenihu, a player for the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Meet the leaders of one of the largest orthopedic MSOs

    Rapidly growing management organization U.S. Orthopaedic Partners is one of the largest orthopedic MSOs in the U.S., with nearly 100 partner physicians. 
  • Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach building acquired in $20.5M transaction

    Two medical office buildings in Boynton Beach, Fla., have sold for $20.5 million, including one housing the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach, according to a Feb. 22 report from The Real Deal. 
  • Former orthopedic ASC set for demolition

    The Salem, Ore.-based Willamette Surgery Center, which provided joint replacements for patients in the area for over 20 years, will be demolished after closing its doors last fall, according to a Feb. 21 report from the Salem Reporter.
  • Sports medicine specialist joins AI Nexus advisory board

    Sports medicine, exercise and musculoskeletal specialist Richard Weiler, MD, PhD, has joined AI Nexus Healthcare's advisory board. 
  • Dr. Brian Cole named acting chair of orthopedics at Rush

    Brian Cole, MD, was named acting chair of orthopedic surgery at Rush University after Joshua Jacobs, MD, stepped down, according to an internal email shared with Becker's.
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Florida appoints regional vice president

    West Palm Beach-based Hospital for Special Surgery Florida named Heather Woolf, RN, as vice president for its Palm Beach County facilities.
  • Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery remains unreachable

    Over two weeks since first crashing, computer systems are still down at Vancouver, Wash.-based Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery, according to a Feb. 20 report from The Columbian. 
  • Dr. James Huddleston named president of AAHKS

    James "Hutch" Huddleston, III, MD, is the new president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the organization said Feb. 20.
  • 5 orthopedic practices to know

    Here are five orthopedic practices to know going into 2024:
  • Green Bay Packers' surgeon joins Prevea Health

    Patrick McKenzie, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist and the head physician for NFL team the Green Bay Packers, has joined Green Bay, Wis.-based Prevea Health, according to a Feb. 20 report from Fox affiliate WLUK. 

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