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The Tireless Assistant

According to an article written by Schneider, et. al, there has been a 242 percent increase in new cases of female breast cancer from 1970 to 2014, which is a more than 4-fold increase. As cases rise, surgeons have sought out Thompson Surgical Instruments for a table-mounted breast retractor system. Breast surgeons need stable yet […]

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Surgeon Spotlight: Mark J. Powers, MD, FACS, FAAOS

Dr. Powers, the founding member of Florida Orthopaedic Specialists, is a board-certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Georgetown University. He completed his general surgical training at Georgetown University Medical Center and his orthopaedic surgical training at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Powers received subspecialty training in […]

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Surgeon Spotlight:
Steven F. Bolling, MD

Steven F. Bolling, MD – University of Michigan “The three most important aspects of mitral valve surgery are: EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE.” – Steven F. Bolling, MD Dr. Bolling is an expert surgeon in mitral valve repair and reconstruction as well as a professor and research leader in his own NIH-funded laboratory. He has received worldwide […]

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Local doctors perform first spinal disc surgery of its kind in the U.S.

A first-of-its-kind surgery in the United States was recently performed by two Vail-Summit Orthopaedics surgeons at Summit Medical Center in Frisco. Dr. Ernest Braxton and Dr. Jonathan Schoeff completed the trans-umbilical (belly button) implantation of lumbar artificial disc, allowing the patient to heal without any scarring on the belly. The method patent holder for natural […]

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