10 orthopedic surgeons making headlines this week — Aug. 15

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons who were in the news over the past week.

Richard Buch, MD, of Dallas Medical Center, performed the first total humerus replacement in the United States using implantcast's MUTARS, which is common in Europe.


Salisbury (N.C.) Orthopaedic Associates welcomed William T. Mason, MD, who was previously a faculty member at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.


Gary S. Shapiro, MD, established Shapiro Sports Medicine in Sarasota, Fla.-based Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center.


Novant Health, based in Winston-Salem, N.C., named William G. Ward, MD, leader of the musculoskeletal service line in the greater Winston-Salem market.


Orthopedic surgeon Jennifer Tareco, MD, joined Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise Bridgewater (N.J.) Medical Group.


Edward Khalfayan, MD, performed knee surgery on Seattle Mariners utilityman Willie Bloomquist.


Chairman and CEO of The CORE Institute David J. Jacofsky, MD, was in the new discussing The CORE Institute's partnership with Arizona Neurological Institute.


Gerald Higgins, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who served as a physician for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas athletes for 40 years, passed away, according to a Review Journal report.


Orthopedic surgeon Jeremiah Dawson, MD, is returning to his hometown in Willits, Calif., to begin his practice after training, according to a Willits News report.


Marc Philippon, MD, will perform hip surgery on Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki today, according to an SB Nation report.


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