Becker’s Spine Review recently asked spine surgeons, “Which innovations have changed the way spine care is delivered?” See their answers, and those of their colleagues nationwide, in this recent feature. Kern Singh, M.D., Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, Chicago: “Without a doubt the three biggest innovations in my spinal career over the last 10 years have
Dr. Kern Singh, Co-Director of the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, was among the 20 spine surgeons who received the Spine Surgeon Leadership Award in 2015 from Becker’s Healthcare. The recipients were selected for their outstanding contributions to the field of spine medicine. See the full list at Becker’s Spine Review.
Online platforms and electronic medical records are making a huge impact on healthcare. Health IT is an essential part of the evolving practice, and spine surgeons are seeing the impact. Here are five observations on how health IT is changing spine care from Kern Singh, MD, co-founder of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush
Dr. Kern Singh, co-director of the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, was featured in an Orthopedics Today story about outpatient spine surgery. In it, he discusses the two aspects he feels are driving more outpatient spine surgery – the high patient demand for a quick return to function and the need for lower costs
In August 2013, the Physician Payment Sunshine Act went into effect, meaning industry interactions with physicians were recorded and published online. The first set of interactions published on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website were in September 2014, leading some physicians to think twice about how they relate to device companies. Read the
In this issue, Spine Surgery Today poses five questions to Kern Singh, MD, associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center and also co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush. Dr. Singh’s clinical focus includes the minimally invasive treatment of complex degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic and
Dr. Kern Singh, co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of Chicago’s most stylish. His passion for fashion, he finds, creates an opportunity to connect with his patients and to put them at ease. His favorite ‘Happy Socks’ usually make them smile. See the
Dr. Kern Singh, spine surgeon and co-director of the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, continues to ring up awards and recognitions. During the North American Spine Society (NASS) annual meeting, Dr. Singh was honored for his podium presentation comparing the complications and costs for revisions of cervical total disc replacement versus anterior