updated 4/21/2011 4:17:01 PM ET 2011-04-21T20:17:01

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a leading medical technology company involved in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, with a focus on treating conditions affecting the aging spine, announced today that it will hold an investor call on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 to discuss the Company's first quarter 2011 financial results.

Alphatec Spine will host this webcast and conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.  The dial-in numbers are (877) 556-5251 for domestic callers and (720) 545-0036 for international callers. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online from the investor relations page of the Company's corporate website at www.alphatecspine.com . Participating in the call will be Dirk Kuyper, President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael O'Neill, Chief Financial Officer, and Ebun S. Garner, Esq., General Counsel.

After the live webcast, the call will remain available on Alphatec Spine's website for at least 30 days following the presentation.

About Alphatec Spine

Alphatec Spine, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC). Alphatec Spine is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, primarily focused on the aging spine. The Company's mission is to combine world-class customer service with innovative, surgeon-driven design that will help improve the aging patient's quality of life. The Company is poised to achieve its goal through new solutions for patients with osteoporosis, stenosis and other aging spine deformities, improved minimally invasive products and techniques and integrated biologics solutions. In addition to its U.S. operations, the Company also markets its products in over 50 international markets through its subsidiary, Scient'x S.A., via a direct sales force in France, Italy and the United Kingdom and via independent distributors in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, South America and Latin America. In Asia and Australia, the Company markets its products through its subsidiary, Alphatec Pacific, Inc, and through Scient'x's distributors in China, Korea and Australia. 

Also visit the Aging Spine Center, www.agingspinecenter.com , a web-based information portal for healthcare providers and patients regarding aging spine disorders and their treatment.  Alphatec Spine is working with the National Osteoporosis Foundation as well as other clinical portals that provide peer-reviewed content, to populate the Aging Spine Center.  The interactive website will enable patients to review pertinent information about all the key disorders that affect the aging spine in an easy-to-understand format that includes videos, graphics and questions that should be asked of caregivers. Medical information will include published abstracts regarding the aging spine.

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CONTACT: Michael O'Neill
         Chief Financial Officer
         Alphatec Spine, Inc.
         (760) 494-6746
         investorrelations@alphatecspine.com
         
         Westwicke Partners
         Lynn C. Pieper
         (415) 202-5678
         lynn.pieper@westwicke.com

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