Who We Are

Combining power in numbers with the foresight of a risk management collective, Ortho Risk Partners is dedicated to making practices stronger. To that end, we are proud to serve orthopaedic physicians, surgeons and practices across the nation.

Our Mission

Through the value of power in numbers and best-in-class services, Ortho Risk Partners works alongside our members to provide customized, comprehensive solutions to reduce risk and insurance costs.

Julie Jines Headshot

Meet Our CEO

In her role as president and chief executive officer for Ortho Risk Partners, Julie coordinates and provides risk management services to our member groups. Armed with a Master of Health Administration from Webster University, she is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Julie offers nearly two decades’ experience in risk management, quality management, patient safety, peer review, and regulatory compliance in large and mid-sized healthcare systems and medical practice groups. Most recently focused on the orthopaedics space, Julie has presented at the national level for the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives and the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management. She has also presented regionally for organizations such as NYS Bones, Nevada Association of Medical Staff Services, and Missouri Association of Quality. 

Board of Directors

Comprised of orthopaedic surgeons and orthopaedic practice leaders who are also members, the Ortho Risk Partners Board understands the risk management and insurance challenges orthopaedic practices and surgeons face. Their leadership experience, roles at the practice level and demonstration of fiscal responsibility position them to be excellent stewards of our program, services and annual dividends.

Nicholas Grosso, MD

CEO, The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics & MedVanta

Gregg Hartman, MD

Board Member
Ventura Orthopaedic Group

Andrew Lovewell

Board Member
CEO, Columbia Orthopaedic Group

Michael Ochal

Board Member
CEO, OrthoAtlanta & Intrahealth Group

Barry Waldman, MD

OrthoMaryland - The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics