Here are 12 orthopedic surgeons who were in the news this past week.
The University of Utah Health Care in Salt Lake City partnered with the Utah Jazz and named David Petron, MD, the chief medical officer.
Orthopedic surgeon and extremities specialist Keith Melancon, MD, joined Southern Bone and Joint Specialists in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Team orthopedic surgeon for the Houston Texas Walter Lowe, MD, performed orthopedic surgery on linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.
Arizona Cardinals team physicians Gary Waslewski, MD, and Doug Freedberg, MD, performed ACL surgery on Carson Palmer.
The CORE Institute welcomed Frederic B. Wilson, MD, to its medical team.
Brandon Byrd, MD, joined Jonesboro Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
Syracuse (N.Y.) Orthopedic Specialists welcomed Irving Raphael, MD, to its physician team.
Orthopedic surgeon Michael Maline, DO, was featured in The City Wire report about bringing robotic systems for partial knee replacement to Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville.
Renowned sports medicine physician Freddie Fu, MD, was quoted in a report from the MIT Technology Review about the use of biologics among professional athletes, particularly football players.
Aaron Dickens, MD, joined Great Basin Orthopedics in Reno, Nev.
James Marvel, MD, was named chief of trauma at Lewes, Del.-based Beebe Healthcare.