Drs. James Andrews, David Altchek & more: 16 orthopedic surgeons in the headlines this week — May 27, 2016

Written by Allison Sobczak | May 27, 2016 | Print  |

Here are 16 orthopedic surgeons in the news this past week.

James R. Andrews, MD, performed knee surgery on Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey.

 

David Altchek, MD, performed Tommy John surgery on Red Sox pitcher Carson Smith.

 

Walter R. Lowe, MD, performed knee surgery on Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton.

 

Jonathan L. Glashow, MD, performed shoulder surgery on New Jersey Devils' Jon Merrill at Midtown Surgical Center in New York City.

 

Birmingham, Ala.-based Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center welcomed K. David Moore, MD, to its team.

 

The White House granted Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

 

Gundersen Viroqua (Wis.) Clinic welcomed Mark S. Topolski, MD, to its physician team.

 

Cyrus M. Press, MD, performed Virginia's first stemless shoulder replacement.

 

Michael Suk, MD, was selected to the Baldridge Executive Fellows Program, an executive leadership fellowship that provides one-on-one access to leaders of Baldridge Award recipient organizations.

 

Mihail Radulescu, MD, joined Rome (N.Y.) Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

 

Michael Clancy, MD, passed away at 71 from cancer complications.

 

Marc Mariani, MD, and Benjamin Hansen, MD, performed two knee replacement surgeries on a 61-year-old mountaineer from Utah, who went on to climb Mount Everest with the replaced knees.

 

Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City named Chitranjan Ranawat, MD, winner of its Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Lexington (Neb.) Regional Health Center's Outpatient Services Center added Jeffrey Schopp, MD.

 

J. Albert Diaz, MD, will join Danbury (Conn.) Orthopedics on June 1.

 

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