Press Room

December 16, 2013

SLACK Incorporated launches SPINE SURGERY TODAY

The only newspaper serving both Spine Surgeons and Neurosurgeons

Thorofare, NJ
– SLACK Incorporated, publisher of Orthopedics Today, has announced the March 2014 launch of Spine Surgery Today – the only newspaper dedicated to spine surgery. Spine Surgery Today will reach more than 8,000 U.S. physicians with a multidisciplinary platform serving as a primary news and information source for busy spine surgeons and neurosurgeons.

Published 6 times a year, this tabloid-style newspaper will strive to be the global, definitive information source for health care professionals who treat or conduct research related to spine. By delivering timely, authoritative and balanced reports on clinical issues, socioeconomic topics and spine industry developments, Spine Surgery Today will present clinically relevant information on the surgical techniques, products, therapies, procedures and technologies used in spine surgery. With a reporting style designed to develop a deeper connection with readers, this newspaper will engage readers’ interest while presenting the news in a time-saving format. Readers will also benefit from free access to daily news at – the online home of Spine Surgery Today.

“We are very excited about the launch of Spine Surgery Today. Each issue will present original reporting and expert analysis putting the news in perspective for the readers’ practice. We recognize the need for a single multi-specialty news source for both spine surgeons and neurosurgeons: Spine Surgery Today will fill this unique information niche,” said Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS, Senior Vice President of SLACK Incorporated. “Spine Surgery Today blends different medical backgrounds and their unique contributions to spine surgery. As a result, we are assembling an outstanding group of editorial board members to mirror the diversity and expertise of this highly specialized community.

The first issue will be released in February 2014 and be unveiled at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) to be held March 11-15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

SLACK Incorporated is a leading publisher of specialty newspapers and clinical journals for physicians, including Orthopedics Today and Orthopedics. Now in its 32nd year of publication, Orthopedics Today is a leading information source for orthopedic surgeons, delivering a unique mix of daily news paired with perspective from leaders in the field of musculoskeletal health and disease. Spine Surgery Today’s mission identifies spine surgery as an area of special emphasis for editorial coverage.

For advertisers, Spine Surgery Today presents unique opportunities to reach the largest audience of spine and neurosurgeons, from a long-trusted publisher of quality clinical news in a single, economical media buy.

For more information, contact Lee Gaymon, Senior Director, Audience Development & Marketing, at, 856.848.1000 ext. 356.



About SLACK Incorporated
SLACK Incorporated, publisher of Spine Surgery Today, Orthopedics Today, Orthopedics and, is a leading provider of information to targeted health care specialties. SLACK produces 42 publications in print and online; publishes more than 250 medical and allied health books; creates custom print and Internet-related projects; and produces convention daily newspapers and meeting supplements for a growing number of health care meetings. For more information, visit

Please note: High resolution files of the Spine Surgery Today cover are available upon request.