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July 12, 2011
Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons who have invented and hold patents for spine devices.
The feud between spine surgeons who were involved in the research and development of Medtronic's Infuse and the surgeons who feel the product was inappropriately marketed continues to escalate, according to two letters set for publication in the July 12 issue of The Spine Journal.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeons made on average $468,798 in 2009, according to VMG's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2010 Report Based on 2009 Data.
July 11, 2011
1. Average compensation is in the mid-range for orthopedic subspecialists. Orthopedic trauma surgeons are compensated on average $592,536 annually, which is less than spine ($710,055) and joint replacement surgeons ($597,834) but more than general orthopedic surgeons ($524,250) and extremities specialists ($531,271), according to MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2010 Report Based on 2009 Data.
June 28, 2011
Half of orthopedic surgeons received $350,000 or more last year, and the highest compensated surgeons could be found in small cities across the United States, according to the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2011.
John Bergfeld, MD, senior orthopedic surgeon and director of operating rooms at Cleveland Clinic, was named the recipient of the 2011 Thomas A. Brady Community Service Award by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, according to a clinic news release.
Published in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
June 22, 2011
Here is a list of 10 spine surgeons who have received research grants from the North American Spine Society over the past five years.
Conservative treatment is not ideal for patients with mild to moderate scoliosis because it could strain the patients' mental health, according to a study published in Spine.
A prospective study shows molecular imaging procedures can potentially provide relief for patients who suffer chronic pain after back surgery, according to a release by ScienceDaily.
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