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Editorial Board

Posted in About ORTHOPRENEUR | May 2014

ORTHOPRENEUR is developed with the guidance of an editorial board. The board, shown below, is comprised of a dynamic group of accomplished surgeon entrepreneurs. These members help guide the content of the journal to ensure that ORTHOPRENEUR covers topics that are relevant and helpful to today's surgeon entrepreneur.

ALEJANDRO BADIA, M.D.

Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon

  • Founder of Badia Hand to Shoulder Center
  • Chief Medical Officer of OrthoNOW
  • Co-founder of Miami Anatomical Research Center (M.A.R.C.)
  • Co-founder of American Hand Institute

DALE DELLACQUA, M.D.

Hand/Microvascular Surgeon

  • Founding designing surgeon of Del Palma Orthopedics
  • Affiliated with Reconstructive Hand Surgeons of Indiana and Bloomington Bone and Joint Clinic
  • Volunteer Clinical Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine

JACK D. GOLDSTEIN, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine

  • Founder of AutomationMed
  • Affiliated with Brown University, The Miriam Hospital

CHARLEY GORDON, M.D.

Spine Specialist

  • Founder of Flexuspine
  • Affiliated with Gordon Spine Associates and Mother Frances Hospital, East Texas Medical Center, Tyler Rehabilitation Hospital and Texas Spine & Joint Hospital

TOM GROGAN, M.D.

Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialist

  • Chairman, Ortho Funding Group, LLC
  • Affiliated with Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital, St. John's Hospital

LEE HIEB, M.D.

Spine and Trauma Specialist

  • Closed private practice in Arizona in 2009 after 16 years
  • Private practice in Iowa
  • Past President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

C. SCOTT HUMPHREY, M.D.

Shoulder and Upper Extremity Specialist

  • Founding member of Shoulder Options
  • Affiliated with Humphrey Shoulder Clinic

DAVID B. KAY, M.D.

Foot and Ankle Specialist

  • Founder of OrthoHelix Surgical Designs
  • Affiliated with Crystal Clinic; attending staff orthopaedic surgeon, Akron General Medical Center, Akron City Hospital and St. Thomas Medical Center

JAMES F. MARINO, M.D.

Orthopaedist with special interest in minimally invasive treatment of degenerative lumbar disorders

  • Founder of NuVasive, Trinity Orthopedics and Gander O.R. Access

BLAIR RHODE, M.D.

Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Founder Rhode Orthopedic Group (RoG) 
  • Owner Orland Park Orthopedics
  • Owner South Chicago Surgical Solutions
  • Director Rhode Orthopedic Research Institute

STEPHEN J. SNYDER, M.D.

Shoulder Arthroscopy Specialist

  • Co-founder of Redyns Surgical
  • Affiliated with Southern California Orthopedic Institute

MARSHALL K. STEELE, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Founder and President of Marshall | Steele
  • Founder of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, Anne Arundel Health Systems; Founder of Center for Joint and Spine Replacement; Former Medical Director of the Surgical Clinical Initiative for Business Development/Strategic Planning for Destination Centers of Excellence

BLAINE WARKENTINE, M.D.

Healthcare Technology Innovation Specialist

  • Founder of OrthoSteps and Bundled Care
  • Chief Medical Officer at Netspective; healthcare strategist and content specialist at PumpOne; healthcare innovation consulting at Innovation Thrives
  • Holder of six orthopaedic patents