The societal savings from knee arthroplasty performed in the United States in 2009 was approximately $12 billion, according to an article published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons and Orthopaedic Learning Center announced they will break ground on a new building for shared headquarters.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, and other select leaders of the organization will meet with Congressional offices to educate members of congress on critical orthopedic issues.
Here are five statistics on orthopedic surgeon areas of focus, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2012 Orthopedic Surgeon Census.
Here are 11 statistics on orthopedic surgeon practice setting in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' 2012 Orthopaedic Surgeon Census.