Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leader to Know: Dr. Jerry Magone of Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine ConsultantsWritten by Rachel Fields | June 30, 2010
Jerry Magone, MD, is the president and CEO of Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Consultants in West Chester, Ohio, where he has practiced since 1987. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who recognizes the value of recruiting quality physicians. In an interview with Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review on outlasting the competition in orthopedic practice, Dr. Magone said, "Our culture calls for … being sensitive to what our customer base wants and needs, which includes not only patients but referring physicians as well."
Dr. Magone credits the success of Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Consultants to a keen sensitivity to customers' needs. "We survey the patients," he said. "We are sensitive and nimble about reacting to their requests. We also regularly ask our primary care referring base what we can do to make us their first choice for their orthopedic needs."
Dr. Magone has practiced at Orthopaedic & Sports since 1987. He also serves as the medical staff president and medical director of Southwest Ohio Ambulatory Surgery Center and the president of medical staff at West Chester Medical Center. On his appointment to president of medical staff at West Chester, Vice President of Medical Affairs Naveed Fazlani, MD, said in a statement, "Dr. Magone is a well-respected and experienced member of the medical community. We felt that he was an excellent choice to lead the medical staff at our new hospital in the right direction."
Dr. Magone has served on the Quality Improvement Council for AETNA/US Healthcare and on the board of directors of United Health Care Ohio's capitated orthopedic network. He received his MD from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at The Ohio State University. He earned his master's degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University.
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