10 most influential orthopedic specialists on Twitter in Q3, according to GlobalData

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Medical Device Network analyzed statistics from GlobalData's influencer identification platform to calculate the most influential orthopedic specialists on Twitter in the third quarter of 2020.

The GlobalData system identifies influencers based on relevance; size of network, connections and followers; engagement levels with content and analysis; and input from industry experts. 

Influencers are evaluated on a series of keywords used over the third quarter and weighted by engagement metrics.

Here are the top 10, based on online performance and engagement:

1. Dr. Neil Bradbury

Dr. Bradbury is a knee specialist at Wellington Hospital in London and co-founder of the Biological Knee Society. He has particular expertise in robotic-assisted surgeries.

Twitter followers: 2,017
GlobalData influencer score: 100

2. David Chao, MD

Dr. Chao is an orthopedic sports medicine specialist and former head team physician for the San Diego Chargers. He is assistant clinical instructor at the University of California San Diego.

Twitter followers: 233,183
GlobalData influencer score: 64

3. Timothy Hewett, PhD

Dr. Hewett is a consultant at Hewett Consulting, which provides planning, training and coaching to nonprofit organizations. He is former director of biomechanics and sports medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and former director of sports medicine research at The Ohio State University in Columbus.

Twitter followers: 8,367
GlobalData influencer score: 80

4. Lee Rubin, MD

Dr. Rubin is chief of total joint replacement and section chief of adult reconstruction at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.

Twitter followers: 5,240
GlobalData influencer score: 74

5. Tom Rogers

U.K.-based Mr. Rogers is a physiotherapist specializing in low limb and spinal rehabilitation. He has more than 15 years of experience, including positions with the U.K. military and Swansea City FC in Wales.

Twitter followers: 47,335
GlobalData influencer score: 72

6. Yelena Bogdan, MD

Dr. Bogdan is an orthopedic trauma surgeon and professor of orthopedic surgery affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and Geisinger Lewistown Hospital in Highland Park, Pa.

Twitter followers: 10,025
GlobalData influencer score: 67

7. Dr. Andy Franklyn-Miller

Dr. Franklyn-Miller is director of Sports Surgery Clinic, an orthopedics and sports medicine-focused private hospital in Dublin, Ireland.

Twitter followers: 18,456
GlobalData influencer score: 65

8. Steve Mora, MD

Dr. Mora is a sports trauma specialist and founder of Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center in Orange, Calif.

Twitter followers: 6,004
GlobalData influencer score: 61

9. Stefano Sinicropi, MD

Dr. Sinicropi is a spine surgeon and president and CEO of Midwest Spine and Brain Institute in Roseville, Minn.

Twitter followers: 6,173
GlobalData influencer score: 60

10. Adam Bitterman, DO

Dr. Bitterman is a foot and ankle specialist with New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health. He is also CEO of JAMB Innovations, a computer software company providing solutions to common medical questions.

Twitter followers: 2,192
GlobalData influencer score: 59

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