Drs. Alan Valadie, Douglas Lundy & more: 9 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

Alan Condon -  

Here are nine orthopedic surgeons making the news this week:

Bradenton, Fla.-based Blake Medical Center named Alan Valadie, MD, its 2020 Doctor of the Year for the second time.

Douglas Lundy, MD, was appointed to the nominating committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Thomas Gill, MD, said Major League Baseball is most likely to complete its shortened season, but the National Football League faces the greatest risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Columbus, Ohio-based OrthoNeuro's Mark Gittins, DO, became one of three orthopedic surgeons in the world to use Smith+Nephew's new hand-held robotics platform, the CORI Surgical System.

Rocky Mount, N.C.-based Nash UNC Health Care has added Clay Nelson, MD, and Bernard Kemker, MD, to its orthopedic surgical staff.

Matthew Landfried, MD, was the first surgeon to use the newly acquired ROSA Knee system at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, N.Y.

HSHS Medical Group in Effingham, Ill., added John Powell, MD, to its medical team.

Jason Akindolire, MD, joined Bluewater Health in Ontario, Canada.

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