American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery
Education & Training
1985, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Medical / Professional School(s)
1991, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
1993, General Surgery - University Hospitals of Cleveland
1998, Orthopaedic Surgery - TUFTS-NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL CENTER
1999, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery - Duke University Medical Center
1994, Orthopaedic Surgery - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Adult Scoliosis, Adult Spine Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Trauma
UH Case Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedics
11100 Euclid Ave
UH Ahuja Medical Center
1000 Auburn Dr
Department of Orthopaedics - Kathy Risman Pavilion, Ste 210
University Suburban Health Center
1611 S Green Rd
University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.
UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.
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For calendar year 2013, Christopher Furey, MD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.