Here are 13 orthopedic surgeons making headlines.
Detroit-based Children's Hospital of Michigan orthopedic surgeon Ahmed Abdul-Hamid Bazzi, DO, helps ease patients' anxiety after undergoing surgery by creating custom art for their casts.
The American Osteopathic Foundation honored J. Michael Wieting, DO, as the recipient of its 2018 W. Douglas Ward Educator of the Year Award.
Harpal (Paul) Khanuja, MD, led Operation Walk Maryland's team of six orthopedic surgeons to complete 53 joint replacement surgeries during a four-day medical mission in Guyana.
Spokane, Wash.-based Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists' orthopedic surgeon A. Kirk Reichard, MD, traveled to Panama this spring to provide joint replacement surgeries for those needing orthopedic care.
The Tallahassee (Fla.) Orthopedic Clinic hired Ryan Price, DO, as its first pediatric orthopedic surgeon.
Edwin Roeder, MD, joined West Plains, Mo.-based Ozarks Medical Center.
Williamsport, Pa.-based UPMC Susquehanna Hospital orthopedic surgeon Patrick Carey, DO, was named to Irish America magazine’s annual Healthcare & Life Science 50.
Matthew Massey, MD, joined Hendersonville, N.C.-based Pardee Hospital.
Robert Korbyl, MD, of Red Deer-based Central Alberta Orthopedics in Canada, joined Alberta Medical Association's board of directors as its first orthopedic surgeon in 18 years.
Clifford Jones, MD, treated a man who was trapped in a gold mine for three days at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz.
Louis Levitt, MD, vice president of The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics in Bethesda, Md., spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the trend toward value-based care and alternative payments in orthopedics, as well as where his practice will be headed in the future.
Nicholas Grosso, MD, president of Bethesda, Md.-based The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, discussed private practice as a preferred model for providing quality care at lower cost.