Drs. Jonathan Schoenecker, Thomas Dempsey & more: 15 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

Written by Jackie Drees | December 19, 2018 | Print  |

Here are 15 orthopedic surgeons making headlines.

Orthopedic surgeon Sidney Blair, MD, 94, passed away. 

Raleigh, N.C.-based EmergeOrtho orthopedic surgeon Michael Marushack, MD, qualified to run in the Boston Marathon.

Portland-based MaineHealth welcomed orthopedic surgeons Ross Feller, MD, and Nicholas Colacchio, MD.

El Paso (Texas) Specialty Physicians Group orthopedic surgeon John Dickason, MD, will retire Jan. 1, 2019.

Mobile, Ala.-based orthopedic surgeon Thomas Dempsey, DO, voluntarily surrendered his license amid unprofessional conduct allegations.

Orthopedic surgeon Robert Hansen, MD, lost his job after his employer, Rockdale, Texas-based Little River Healthcare, filed for bankruptcy and announced plans to close.

Caribou, Maine-based Pines Health Services orthopedic surgeon Robert Bassett, MD, received hand surgery subspecialty recertification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Orthopedic surgeon Stephen Bannar, MD, died.

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Christian A. Guier, MD, joined the Orthopedic Institute of Santa Barbara (Calif.).

Harpreet S. Bawa, MD, joined Van Nuys-based Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Bawa will practice at the group's Thousand Oaks, Calif., location.

Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Comprehensive Care Clinics welcomed orthopedic surgeon Nathan Richardson, MD. 

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Patrick J. Maloney, MD, is now offering minimally invasive bunion surgery.

Jonathan Schoenecker, MD, PhD, an assistant orthopedics, pediatrics, pharmacology and pathology professor at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the intersection of opportunities in pediatric orthopedics and virtual reality training.

Watford City, N.D.-based McKenzie County Healthcare System will launch a new orthopedic surgery department with Ravindra Joshi, MD, at the helm.

More articles on orthopedics:
Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Allison Paige Whittle of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics
Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Peter Smith of Shriners Hospital for Children — Chicago
Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Kenneth Austin of Northeast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

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