Three spine surgeons look ahead to growth opportunities in the coming year. Question: What is the best growth opportunity for spine surgeons in 2019? Issada Thongtrangan, MD. Orthopedic Spine and Neurosurgeon at Minimally Invasive Spine (Phoenix): We plan to grow our practice through continued direct-to-consumer marketing and patients’ education. Healthcare is becoming an increasingly consumer-driven industry.
Eight spine surgeons discuss patient selection for spine surgery in outpatient settings. Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about clinical, business and policy issues affecting spine care. We invite all spine surgeon and specialist responses. Question: What are the key elements of patient selection for outpatient