10 things to know about Rothman Institute in 2020


 Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute was founded in 1970 by Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD. Since then, the institution has become a leader in orthopedics.

Here are 10 things to know about Rothman Institute in 2020:

1. The company mission listed on its website is: "To provide our communities with high-quality, compassionate and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidence-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations."

2. Rothman Institute partnered with Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Advent Health to expand into Florida, Becker's Spine Review reported in September.

3. Two Rothman surgeons — Joseph O'Neil, MD, and Steven Raikin, MD — won the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society's award for best clinical paper in 2020, along with co-author and scientist Otho Plummer, PhD.

4. The center has 194 physicians; 38 locations; and three urgent cares in Marlton, Limerick and Abington, according to a spokesperson.

5. In 2020, spine fellows at Rothman have gone on to practice at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, Texas Spine Consultants in Dallas, the U.S. Air Force at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas and Reno (Nev.) Orthopedic Clinic.

6. The Rothman spine team performs more than 6,100 surgeries each year, according to its website.

7. More than 17,000 hip and knee replacements are done annually at Rothman, according to its website.

8. Rothman's sports medicine team evaluates more than 75,000 sports injuries and performs more than 11,500 surgeries each year.

9. Rothman partnered with Philadelphia's first professional esports team, the Philadelphia Fusion, in February.

10. Rothman has physicians with multiple sports teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia 76ers and Villanova University.

Note: This article was updated Tuesday afternoon with new information from Rothman Institute.



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