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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Orthopedics - August 2018

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8 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A U G U S T You took off your scrubs for the last time in May at 81 years old after performing 40,000 joint replacements. Was it an emotional time? It was a typical Wednesday for me. I performed 5 knee replacements, walked out of the OR and haven't thought much about it since. I'll continue with office practice and will help run the Rothman Institute, which is a half-a-billion-dollar practice. I'm also starting a few new business ventures in China. I'll keep busy. What did founding the Rothman Institute teach you about leader- ship? I began in 1970 with a partner, a nurse, a secretary and a lab assistant. Now we have a thousand employees and 200 surgeons. People always wonder what the secret sauce is to building a successful organization. You have to identify the highest level of talent and ounder of the Famed Rothman Institute Slowing Down (Sort of) After 50 Years in the OR F Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD Orthopedic Pioneer and Healthcare Entrepreneur

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