Drs. Brian Cole, Tom Price & more: 23 orthopedic surgeons in the headlines this week — Feb. 17, 2017

Written by Adam Schrag | February 17, 2017 | Print  | Email

Here are 23 orthopedic surgeons who were in the news this week:

The University of Chicago's Harpreet S. Bawa, MD and Douglas R. Dirschl, MD, published a study finding that women have a higher likelihood to require OA-related healthcare in the 12 months before their total knee arthroplasty operation.

 

Ralph J. Napolitano Jr., DPM, joined OrthoNeuro in Columbus, Ohio.

 

The National Athletic Trainers Association recognized orthopedic surgeon Brian Cole, MD, for his athletic training work.

 

Northwestern Medicine in Chicago has honored David Watt, MD, with its 2017 humanitarian award.

 

Orthopedic surgeon, Thomas L. Finnegan, MD, passed away in his hometown of Manitowoc, Wis.

 

G. Thomas Frazier, MD, returned to Little Rock, Ark.-based UAMS as an orthopedic surgeon.

 

Orthopedic surgeon James A. Slough, MD, of Excelsior Orthopaedics in Amherst, N.Y., will be included in the upcoming publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.

 

Orthopedic surgeon Frederick L. Surbaugh, MD, of Twin Falls, Idaho passed away.

 

Orthopedic surgeon Tom Price, MD, (R-Ga.) was confirmed as the nation's new HHS secretary.

 

Brian Curtin, MD, Bo Mason, MD, and Bryan Springer, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee were among the AAHKS physician delegation to meet with legislators in Washington.  

 

Daly City, Calif.-based Seton Medical Center named John H. Velyvis, MD, medical director of robotic orthopedic surgery.

 

Scott Boyd, MD, has been sworn in as a trustee of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va.

 

American Health Council, a collaboration for advancement in healthcare, named David L. Feingold, MD, to its physician board.

 

Robert Harrington, MD, will join Dover, N.H.-based Wentworth-Douglass Center for Orthopedics and Joint Replacement when it opens in March.

 

Reidsville, N.C.-based Rockingham Orthopaedic Associates will merge with Reidsville Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, at which point Stanley Harrison, MD, and J. Wayne Keeling, MD, will provide services at the combined practice.

 

Matthew Pombo, MD, of Atlanta's Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center utilized ConforMIS technologies to design patients' custom knees.

 

Daniel J. Albright, MD, of Raleigh (N.C.) Orthopaedic, has performed two-level cervical disc replacements with Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet's Mobi-C disc.

 

Silverback Therapeutics, a startup headed by Peter Thompson, MD, has raised $10 million in venture funding.

 

Kingsley Chin, MD, performed viscoelastic four-level cervical procedure at Andrews Memorial Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica.

 

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Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Koco Eaton of Eaton Orthopaedics in Florida

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