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RRY Publications LLC, logo courtesy of Orthofix International N.V.
RRY Publications LLC, logo courtesy of Orthofix International N.V.

Orthofixed and Transformed?

After years of pirates, rogue employees, federal investigations, unreliable financial reports and delayed SEC filings, Orthofix has finally lifted the veil and revealed its financial condition. What did we learn? Company CEO Brad Mason tells OTW it’s a new and transformed company.

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Best Small Spine Meeting Got Better

Hawks Cay Fire Pit Gathering
Hawks Cay Fire Pit Gathering

Tony Castellvi’s Duck Key meeting, which was one of the best small spine meetings, just got better. James Billys is the meeting’s new director. He’s added two cadaver labs, two point/counter point debates, a slew of new faculty including a group of neurosurgeons and grants for residents to attend the meeting.

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“From Kabul With Love” – Dr. Sabit’s Misadventures

Image created by RRY Publications, LLC / Source: Kabul Airport/Wikipedia.org
Image created by RRY Publications, LLC / Source: Kabul Airport/Wikipedia.org

Aria Sabit, M.D., a spine surgeon, comes from a blue blood Afghan political family. He went to California, joined a POD, got sued by the government and headed for Michigan. Where, the government is alleging, he billed Medicare for scam surgeries. Then things got really weird in an international, hidden gemstones, “Topkapi” kind of way.

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