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Docs Help Docs Start Businesses

The Walters Physician Incubator 220

Have an idea for a business? A husband and wife doctor team believes it can help entrepreneurial-minded physicians contribute to their field. Tim Gueramy and Tracey Haas, both M.D.s, have launched The Walters Physician Incubator

Kurt Spindler, M.D., Joins Cleveland Clinic

Kurt Spindler, M.D.

Dr. Spindler has joined Cleveland Clinic as the Vice Chairman of Research in the Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute, the Director of Orthopaedic Clinical Outcomes, and the Academic Director of Cleveland Clinic Sports Health.


Tributes to Dr. Castellvi

Dr. Castellvi and wife Ramona

Readers of Orthopedics This Week paid tribute to Antonio Castellvi, M.D. last week by registering the highest number of pageviews we’ve ever had for a story of a surgeon. Readers also paid tribute with their words. Below are some of the comments.


Hirigoyenberry-Lanson Named CMO at EOS

Fabienne Hirigoyenberry-Lanson, Ph.D.

The 2D/3D pioneers at EOS imaging have announced the appointment of Fabienne Hirigoyenberry-Lanson, Ph.D., as the company’s first Chief Medical Officer.


ISTO Has New President and CEO


George Dunbar, Jr. is taking over as CEO and president of ISTO Technologies, Inc. Dunbar has over 25 years of experience in the field of life science tools, diagnostics and medical devices as an investment banker, president, CEO and board chairman.


Pierre Guyot Joins SpineGuard Board

Pierre Guyot

SpineGuard is announcing that Pierre Guyot has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Guyot has served as chief executive officer and Board Director of Mölnlycke Healthcare since 2007, leading the development of this Swedish corporation both in terms of growth and profitability.


Professor Dr. Jack Taunton Named to Hall of Fame

Induction Class 2014

Professor Dr. Jack Taunton from the University of British Columbia (UBC) has been named the 2014 B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Museum inductee for his outstanding contributions as an athlete, community builder and sports medicine physician


Victor E. Nwosu, DPM Joins CORE Institute

Dr. Victor Nwosu

The CORE Institute announced that Victor E. Nwosu, DPM joined its provider team on December 2, 2013. He will primarily be practicing in their Southfield clinic location.

Car Accident Claims Life of Nebraska Hand Surgeon

Scott Carroll, M.D.

Scott Carroll, M.D., a 53-year old hand surgeon from North Platte, Nebraska, was killed in an automobile accident in Colorado. He was widely loved, and was known as a ‘rock star’ by his pediatric patients.


Mac Is Back

Stephen MacMillan

Stephen MacMillan is returning to the medical device industry as president and CEO of Hologic, Inc.


Father of Sacramento Orthopedics Dies at Age 93

Frank Boutin, Sr.

Frank J. Boutin Sr., a surgeon known by many as the “father of orthopedics” in Sacramento, has passed away at the age of 93. He leaves behind a cadre of family, friends, colleagues and patients whose lives were touched by the “gentleman surgeon.”


Tim Lemmen New Division Leader at Orchid

Tim Lemmen, Ph.D.

Orchid Orthpedic Solutions has announced that it is welcoming a new division Lean leader, Tim Lemmen, Ph.D. Dr. Lemmen has a wide variety of experience at GE, NCR, Morton Thiokol and Electrolux in technical, operational and customer facing roles.


Joe Zuzula, Bill Ditty Promoted at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions

Joe Zuzula (Top) / Bill Ditty (Bottom)

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is proud to announce the promotions of two key individuals. Joe Zuzula has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Bill Ditty is being elevated to the position of Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Compliance.