July 06, 2011
Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons who have moved during the first few months of 2011.
June 29, 2011
Frank Cammisa Jr., MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City). Dr. Cammisa is the chief of the spine service at the Hospital for Special Surgery and an assistant scientist in the hospital's research division. He also serves as an associate professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. In his practice, Dr. Cammisa has special expertise in minimally invasive surgeries, laparoscopic spinal surgery, computer assisted spine surgery and treating athletic spinal injuries. He has performed surgical intervention for several professional athletes and earned recognition from the Eastern Orthopaedic Association for his research. Dr. Cammisa earned his medical degree at the College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at HSS. His additional training includes a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Miami and the North American Traveling Fellowship from the American Orthopaedic Association.
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.
Published in Improving Practice Profits
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.
Neel Anand, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Anand is the director of orthopedic spine surgery at Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, where he also researches minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and traumas. During his career, he has been actively involved in developing technologies for non-fusion spine surgery and served as a principle investigator for several FDA device exemption studies. Dr. Anand has published papers in several professional journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He is a member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from the University of Mumbai, Topiwala National Medical College in India. He also completed a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Florida Spinal Health Centers in Gainesville and a trauma fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
May 24, 2011
Here are 70 hip surgeons and specialists to know.
February 24, 2011
Here are 100 spine surgeons and specialists to know.
January 12, 2011
Here are 45 hand surgeons and specialists to know.