Surgeon Voices

May 20, 2020

What Does the Next Generation of Total Ankles Need?

What Does the Next Generation of Total Ankles Need?
Preoperative planning, surgical instrumentation and bony ingrowth are advancements that surgeon Alan Davis, M.D., says are a must for future total ankles.
April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Amplifies Focus on the Cost of Care

In this video, trauma surgeon Peter Althausen, M.D., says COVID-19 will shift procedures to outpatient settings and place scrutiny on implant utilization.
April 9, 2020

How To Build A More Resilient Supply Chain Post COVID-19

How To Build A More Resilient Supply Chain Post COVID-19
Joint replacement surgeon Vinod Dasa, M.D., says there will be a heightened focus on eliminating waste and redundancies, especially in the “last mile” of the supply chain.
December 11, 2019

Focus on Science, Not Technique, says Orthopedic Surgeon and Academic

Focus on Science, Not Technique, says Orthopedic Surgeon and Academic
Over the last five decades, the orthopedic career of Hendrik Delport, M.D., Ph.D. has evolved from surgeon to researcher to teacher to innovator. He says further advancement in total knee arthroscopy requires a change in surgeon performance, not in device design.

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May 22, 2019

Surgeon Insight: The Future of the Anterior Approach in Hip Replacement

DePuy Synthes announced the Anterior Advantage Matta Method in 1Q19. The namesake of the program, Joel Matta, M.D., is a surgeon at The Steadman Clinic, Co-founder and Chairman of the Anterior Hip Foundation and a pioneer of the anterior approach. He began using the anterior approach in the late '90s and has remained dedicated to the technique, noting that it results in tissue preservation and shorter recovery time. More than two decades later, he remains committed to teaching and advancing the anterior approach.