4 must-read Q&As on orthopedic surgery in ASCs

Here are four must-read Q&As covering orthopedic surgery in ASCs:

1. How to overcome the big challenges for orthopedic surgery centers in 2019 and key growth opportunities: Dr. Keith Berend
Keith Berend, MD, is a hip and knee surgeon and founding physician of Joint Implant Surgeons in New Albany, Ohio. Joint Implant Surgeons is one of the clinical trial sites for the newly launched Zimmer Biomet-Apple collaborative app, MyMobility. Here, Dr. Berend outlines the challenges his practice faces and where he sees the big opportunities in the future.

2. 3 thoughts on orthopedic surgery — the big threats, opportunities for independent physicians from Dr. Joshua Siegel
Joshua Siegel, MD, is the sports medicine director and a founding member of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics in Exeter, N.H. He is also a U.S. Olympic Committee team physician and fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Here, Dr. Siegel discusses the biggest challenges in orthopedics today and the best opportunities headed into 2019.

3.'The wave of the future': Dr. Jared Roberts shares 4 takeaways on outpatient total joints in ASCs
Jared Roberts, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Albany, N.Y.- based The Bone & Joint Center. Recently, he performed one of the area's first outpatient hip surgeries at the Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center in Albany. Becker's ASC Review spoke with Dr. Roberts about starting outpatient joint programs, the trends to know and advice he'd give to other surgeons.

4. The best opportunities for small, mid-sized orthopedic ASCs: Q&A with Dr. Michael Redler
Michael Redler, MD, is a founding partner of The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center in Trumbull, Conn. He is a visiting assistant professor of orthopedics at the University of Virginia as well as an assistant clinical professor at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. He has been an advocate for outpatient orthopedic surgery and ASCs for several years.

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