Drs. Steven Heithoff, Samantha Muhlrad & more: 26 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

Written by Jackie Drees | January 02, 2019 | Print  |

Here are 26 orthopedic surgeons making headlines.

Jason Weisstein, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence in Colorado Springs and medical director of orthopedics at Modernizing Medicine, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the biggest challenges and opportunities in orthopedics today. 

Justin Barad, MD, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and the co-founder and CEO of Osso VR, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about pediatric orthopedic training and trends in orthopedic surgical education.

Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital's Adam Bright, MD,  teamed up with Operation Walk USA to provide a patient with free knee replacement surgery.

Derby, Conn.-based Griffin Hospital orthopedic surgeon Philip Minotti, MD, led a free discussion on minimally invasive hip replacement surgery Dec. 19, 2018.

Montana Sen. Al Olszewski, R-Kalispell, MD, will introduce a bill focused on reducing prescription drug costs in Montana to the state's senate this year.

Orthopedic surgeon Levi Harrison, MD, has seen an increase in patients with a form of carpal tunnel that he refers to as "selfie wrist." 

Continental Who's Who recognized Edward G. Stokes, MD, as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of medicine.

Sharonville, Ohio-based Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon Mohab Foad, MD, began using a surgical technique that allows patients to remain awake during surgery.

Edward Wang, MD, a hand and upper extremity surgeon in the department of orthopedics at Stony Brook (N.Y.) Medicine, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the key challenges for orthopedists and the best opportunities for growth in the future.

Samantha Muhlrad, MD, a hand surgeon at Stony Brook (N.Y.) Medicine, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the most pressing challenges for orthopedists today and where she sees the specialty headed.

James Nicholson, MD, a joint replacement surgeon at Stony Brook (N.Y.) Medicine, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the best opportunity for practice growth in the future.

Grant Garrigues, MD, a shoulder surgeon with Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the big challenges for orthopedics and new innovations for 2019.

Timothy Volk, DO, is seeing patients at Jamestown (N.D.) Regional Medical Center's Valley City (N.D.) location.

David Fisher, MD, a past president of Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy and current director of the Total Joint Center of Excellence at OrthoIndy Hospital, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the key challenges and areas for growth in the coming year.

Alexandria, La.-based Mid State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine founding partner Chris Rich, MD, was honored in December 2018 by the practice.

James T. Caillouette, MD, The Joan and Andy Fimiano Endowed Chair in Orthopedic Surgery at Hoag Memorial Hospital and chief strategy officer of the Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, Calif, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the biggest challenges and best opportunities for orthopedics in 2019.

Scott Gillogly, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in sports medicine, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the key trends and opportunities for orthopedics next year.

David M. Kalainov, MD, a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Chicago-based Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about his views on value-based care and where he sees the best opportunities in the future.

Nicholas Grosso, MD, president of Bethesda, Md.-based The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics, spoke with Becker's Spine Review about the biggest challenges and best opportunities for the practice in the coming years.

Orthopedic surgeon Paul Odland, MD, 96, died.

Corsicana, Texas-based Medical Associates of Navarro County welcomed Zachary Kelley, MD. 

The American Osteopathic Foundation named orthopedic surgeon Steven J. Heithoff, DO, to its board of directors.

Alejandro Badia, MD, a board-certified hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon, spoke with Becker’s Spine Review about orthopedic urgent care, consumerism in healthcare and orthopedic mobile applications.

Shane Nho, MD, a hip arthroscopy and sports medicine specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, spoke with Becker’s Spine Review about the big challenges for orthopedics in 2019 and what he is most excited about for the future.

Kris Parchuri, DO, an orthopedic surgeon with Spine & Orthopedic Specialists in Tulsa, Okla., spoke with Becker’s Spine Review about his three core business concepts to ensure a thriving practice in the future.

Bennett Grimm, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopaedics, spoke with Becker’s Spine Review about the three big trends that will affect his practice this year and the best opportunity for growth.

More articles on orthopedics:
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul Odland dies at 96
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Orthopedics in 2019: Key reimbursement trends, technology & where The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics is headed

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