32 orthopedic surgeons on the move in 2020

Angie Stewart -   Print  |

Thirty-two orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians that have joined new practices or received new appointments in 2020:

William Hazel, MD, was appointed senior deputy executive director of the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation.

Gil Ortega, MD, was named chair of the Orthopaedic Co-Management company, in partnership with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based HonorHealth.

The Louisiana Orthopaedic Association appointed Michael Leddy III, MD, as president.

Shawn Price, MD, opened Fortis Orthopaedic & Sarcoma Group in Louisville, Ky.

Alex Jahangir, MD, director of orthopedic trauma at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., was appointed to lead the city's Metro Coronavirus Task Force.

Edward Vanek, DO, was appointed as a medical adviser for the city of Atwater, Calif.

NFL player-turned-orthopedic surgeon Braden Jones, MD, was hired by Southwest Health System in Cortez, Colo.

Elizabethtown, Ky.-based Hardin Memorial Health is building an orthopedic clinic, which will house the practice of Sanjiv Mehta, MD.

360 Orthopedics named Jeffrey Silverstein, MD, chief of surgery at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota (Fla.).

Four orthopedic surgeons — David Brcka, MD, Virginia Jones, MD, Susan Jordan, MD, and Domenic Scalamogna, MD — are providing care at a new Newnan, Ga., facility opened by OrthoAtlanta and Atlanta-based Piedmont Orthopedics.

Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain, Mich., onboarded Melissa Koenig, MD, who specializes in foot and ankle care.

Springfield, Ill.-based HSHS Medical Group opened an orthopedic and sports medicine clinic in Greenville, Ill., with Scott Urch, MD.

Nonprofit company Nth Dimensions appointed orthopedic surgeon Bonnie Mason, MD, senior adviser to its board of directors.

Orthopedic surgeon Solon Rosenblatt, MD, now practices at Centura Health-St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City, Colo.

Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush recently added orthopedic surgeon Vasili Karas, MD.

The Joint Replacement Institute in Naples, Fla., onboarded Daniel Harmon, DO.

Orthopedic surgeon Eric Breitbart, MD, was named president of the department of surgery at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, N.C.

Orthopedic surgeon Jason Lucas, DO, assumed the role of chief of staff at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, N.M.

Katie Bartush, MD, and Marissa Jamieson, MD, joined the Steadman Clinic's foot and ankle fellowship program.

Lionel Gottschalk, MD, joined the orthopedic staff at Centura Health-Siena Medical Clinic in Garden City, Kan.

Podiatric surgeon Dan Robinson, DPM, was sworn in as a member of the Blackfoot, Idaho-based Bingham Healthcare board of directors.

ValueHealth on Jan. 28 appointed William Hozack, MD, of Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, as medical director.

Azalea Orthopedics in Tyler, Texas, added Gary Goodfried, MD, to its staff.

Glendive (Mont.) Medical Center onboarded Mark Rangitsch, MD, its second orthopedic surgeon.

Southeastern Orthopedics in Lumberton, N.C., added physician assistant Abby Gaskell to its staff.

Foot and ankle surgeon Aaron Ruter, DPM, was elected as a teaching faculty member for the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons.

Orthopedic surgeon Marvin Kym, MD, joined St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed Bryan Little, MD, to the Michigan Board of Medicine and the Michigan Task Force on Physician's Assistants.

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