A new procedure offering an alternative to spinal fusion is gaining traction in the medical community, and a Southern Illinois facility has the distinction of being the first to perform the procedure in Illinois. Dr. Richard A. Kube is among a handful of doctors nationwide to introduce the Coflex Interlaminar Implant to his patients at…Details
Dr. Kube works to reduce implant costs for patients and has been featured in a new Becker’s ASC Review article. Dr. Kube is one of three surgeons from around the country featured in the article. It also includes insights from other industry and medical professionals discussing five ways to save on spine surgery materials costs. Dr. Kube…Details
Minimally invasive spine surgery has been available for several years, but the trend has just begun picking up steam across the country. Many surgeons who learned traditional open surgery are content with those procedures, but more spine fellows are seeking to learn minimally invasive techniques and will begin incorporating them into their practices at a…Details
Dr. Richard Kube will be one of the 128 Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Leaders to present at the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. The conference will be held in Chicago June 13-15, 2013.
The American diet is associated with increasing obesity, heart disease, and stroke. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the American Heart Association have made recommendations for altering what we eat. The most recent recommendations have simplified the information to encourage adoption of a diet that would decrease weight,…Details