Betz earned a medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. His internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedics was at Temple University Hospital. Betz’s fellowship in pediatric orthopedics was at the Alfred I. duPont Institute. He is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a focus on pediatric deformity correction.
He formerly was chief of staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia, Pa. His current positions include a private practice at the Institute for Spine and Scoliosis in Lawrenceville, N.J.; clinical professor at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, N.Y.; and attending surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital and Saint Peter’s Children’s University Hospitals in New Brunswick, N.Y.
Research and product development is important to Betz. He has 17 patents. He belongs to several national and international professional societies. He has published five books, authored many medical texts and books (including 52 chapters for medical books), and written 330 peer-reviewed articles.
WishBone Medical Board Chairman Nick Deeter said, “We look forward to working with Dr. Betz on pediatric orthopedic products designed just for kids. He is well known and respected for his pediatric orthopedic expertise around the world. With his extensive background and experience, he will help build our surgeon teams and focus our strategic direction on helping children globally with orthopedic issues.”
WishBone Medical is a global pediatric orthopedic company, committed to providing anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in sterile packed, single use, disposable kits to prevent infection, reduce overall costs for our customers and achieve the best outcomes for children around the world who are still growing. The company is based in Warsaw, Ind.