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Tech in Spine Surgery: Dr. John Hicks Discusses in National Publication

Blue Ridge Region / 20 Jun 2022
by EmergeOrtho
Tech in Spine Surgery: Dr. John Hicks Discusses in National Publication

Recently, fellowship-trained spine surgeon Dr. John Hicks was asked about future technology in spine surgery by Becker’s Spine Review, a leading national publication in the spine care industry.

The article focused on augmented reality and virtual reality and their future applications as spine surgery advances. Dr. Hicks was among seven surgeons who offered their expert opinions on the topic.

Dr. Hicks discussed current advances in spine surgery, including 3D imaging, computer navigation, and robotic assistance, and how integrating these newer platforms will impact the field of spine surgery.

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