• $111M orthopedic verdict to be retried: A timeline of events

    A multimillion orthopedic malpractice verdict is expected to go to court again after a patient chose to seek a new trial against Sartell, Minn.-based St. Cloud Orthopedic Associates. Here is a timeline of the events leading up to the move:
  • How one orthopedic surgeon became one of the richest men in the world

    At the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1, Forbes updated its annual list of the richest people in the world, which features 34 U.S. healthcare billionaires in 2024, including retired orthopedic and spinal surgeon Gary Michelson, MD. 
  • Dr. Michael Stuart retires from Mayo Clinic

    Sports medicine surgeon Michael Stuart, MD, is retiring from Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic after 35 years, the Post Bulletin reported Jan. 1.
  • The moves, stories that changed orthopedics in 2023

    From legal battles to new leaders, here are nine orthopedic moves and stories that affected the industry in 2023.
  • 5 surgeons on the cutting edge of sports medicine

    From leading new centers to being honored for their specialty, here are five surgeons on the cutting edge of sports medicine:
  • 18 athletes undergoing orthopedic procedures in 3 months

    Here are 14 orthopedic and sports medicine surgeons who performed surgery on 18 professional athletes that Becker's reported on since Oct. 5:
  • Steindler Orthopedic Clinic inches closer to opening date

    Plans for the North Liberty, Iowa-based Steindler Orthopedic Clinic ASC and clinic are continuing to move forward, with officials accelerating its intended opening date, according to a report from the Corridor Business Journal. 
  • Judge cuts 'shockingly excessive' jury award; new trial sought

    Minnesota college student Anuj Thapa is seeking a new trial against Sartell, Minn.-based St. Cloud Orthopedic Associates after a judge cut his jury award from $110 million to $10 million, according to a Dec. 29 report from the StarTribune.
  • Washington orthopedic group to add sports medicine physician

    Vancouver, Wash.-based Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery is adding Joshua Roehrich, MD, to its team of surgeons.
  • PVH Orthopedics named center of excellence by The Joint Commission

    Keyser, W.Va.-based Potomac Valley Hospital has been recognized as a center of excellence for orthopedic care by The Joint Commission, according to a Dec. 28 report from the Mineral News and Tribune.
  • Dr. Nathan Nicholson joins Pella Regional Health Center

    Pella (Iowa) Regional Health Center has added orthopedic surgeon Nathan Nicholson, MD, to its team, according to a Dec. 27 report from the Oskaloosa Herald. 
  • Orthopedics and pediatrics: 16 updates in 2023

    From new augmented reality options to pediatric specialist appointments, here are 16 orthopedic, spine and sports medicine care moves impacting pediatric patients this year: 
  • The surgeons operating on quarterbacks in 2023

    2023 has been a major year for the NFL injury report. According to a December report from Sports Illustrated, nearly one-third of quarterbacks have missed significant playing time this season due to an injury; the majority being orthopedic. 
  • OrthoNY taps new CEO

    Albany, N.Y.-based OrthoNY has added David Fitzgerald as its new CEO, according to a Dec. 27 report from the Times Union.
  • Parkview Health adds orthopedic services

    Parkview Health has added orthopedic and podiatry services at its multispecialty clinic in Peru, Ind.
  • Campbell Clinic's Dr. Marcus Ford earns AAHKS honor

    Germantown, Tenn.-based Campbell Clinic orthopedic surgeon Marcus Ford, MD, has earned the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons' Clinical Research Award. 
  • The payer trend 1 physician is watching

    As the popularity of spine procedures in the ASC setting continues to grow, some physicians worry that payer behavior could stunt technological growth and surgeon abilities. 
  • 4 orthopedic device companies ranked by revenue

    The major players in the orthopedic and spine device space are vying for market share while also bringing on additional capabilities and services.
  • UCSF names orthopedic surgery chair

    UCSF Health appointed Benjamin Ma, MD, chair of its orthopedic surgery department, according to Newswise.
  • Dr. Will Workman operates on Oakland Athletics pitcher

    Will Workman, MD, performed knee surgery on Sean Newcomb, a pitcher for the Oakland Athletics, at the Webster Surgery Center in Oakland, Calif.

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