Drs. Derek McMinn, Frank Liporace & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons making the news


From the formation of father-son team to a physician who allegedly kept body parts of patients he performed surgery on, here are the latest orthopedic surgeons making the news:

U.K.-based orthopedic surgeon Dr. Derek McMinn is being investigated by police for allegedly keeping the bones of at least 5,224 patients that he operated on.

Frank Liporace, MD, was appointed chair of the orthopedics department at Livingston, N.J.-based Saint Barnabas Medical Center. 

The Chicago Center for Orthopedics & Robotic-Assisted Surgery opened, with Henry Finn, MD, serving as medical director.

Jeffrey Dugas, MD, performed a shoulder surgery on Colorado Rockies outfielder David Dahl.

Michael Florack, MD, joined his father Thomas Florack, MD, as an orthopedic surgeon at Green Bay, Wis.-based Prevea Health.

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