10 Spine Surgeons to Know

Two physicians debuting technology and eight more spine surgeons to know: Hoon Choi, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic (Weston, Fla.). Dr. Choi joined Cleveland Clinic Florida in May. He specializes in minimally invasive robotic spine surgery, artificial disc replacement and restorative spine surgery. James Dunlap, MD. Kettering (Ohio) Health Brain & Spine. Dr. Dunlap served in the military and was […]

The Questions Private Equity Still Needs to Answer

As private equity attracts many spine and orthopedic practices, there are still questions left unanswered about the long-term viability of investments. Four surgeons told Becker’s the questions they still have. Question: Private equity continues to make inroads in orthopedics. What questions has this rising trend yet to answer?. Vijay Yanamadala, MD. Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare: Ultimately, on a societal […]

At-Home Scoliosis Testing: What Is It? How Does It Work?

Are your shoulders uneven? Does one of your hips sit higher than the other? Does one of your shoulder blades stick out higher than the other? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you could have scoliosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. This condition affects about 2% to 3% of the population, […]

Jeremy Smith, M.D., New Division Chief of Surgical Spine at Hoag

Jeremy Smith, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the latest treatment techniques for degenerative spinal conditions, is the new Division Chief of Surgical Spine at Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) in Irvine, California. “Hoag Orthopedic Institute is proud to congratulate Dr. Smith on his appointment as our Division Chief of Surgical Spine,” said Steven L. Barnett, […]