Below is a list of 10 orthopedic surgeons who have made a positive impact on their organizations and the profession.
Editor's Note: This is not a list of top surgeons, but rather a list highlighting professional accomplishments. Becker's does not endorse any surgeons featured on this list.
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Ayaz Biviji, MD. Orange (Calif.) Orthopedic Medical Group. Dr. Biviji is an orthopedic surgeon of Orange Orthopedic Medical Group. He specializes in hip, knee and shoulder disorders including arthritis, sports injuries and fractures. Dr. Biviji performs more than 500 surgeries each year.
Andrew Bush, MD. Central Carolina Orthopedic Associates (Sanford, N.C.). Dr. Bush founded Central Carolina Orthopedic Associates in 2007. He is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bush has also served as a team physician for local high school sports teams.
Julie Adams, MD. University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Chattanooga). Dr. Adams has been a professor of orthopedic surgery of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine since 2019. She specializes in hand surgery and is skilled in clinical research and healthcare management. Prior to her current position, Dr. Adams served as an orthopedic surgeon in the Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Health Clinic System.
George Dass, MD. OrthoMichigan (Flint). Dr. Dass is an orthopedic surgeon of OrthoMichigan. He specializes in hand, elbow and shoulder surgery. Dr. Dass also serves as an associate clinical professor in the department of surgery at East Lansing-based Michigan State University and as an associate chair for the orthopedic training program at Mclaren Flint.
Juan Agudelo, MD. Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County (Atlantis, Fla.). Dr. Agudelo is an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County. He specializes in anterior hip replacement, a minimally invasive procedure that avoids cutting into the muscle. Dr. Agudelo is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Florida Orthopedic Society and the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Timothy Hart, MD. Centura Orthopedics (Colorado Springs, Colo.). Dr. Hart is an orthopedic surgeon at Centura Orthopedics. He specializes in hand and wrist surgery. Dr. Hart has been practicing in orthopedics for more than 20 years.
Avrum Froimson, MD. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Cleveland). Dr. Froimson is a professor emeritus of orthopedic surgery at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He served as an orthopedic surgeon of the Cleveland Clinic for more than 17 years. Dr. Froimson has also served as a board member of the Mount Sinai Foundation for more than 25 years.
Stanley Gordon, MD. State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University (New York City). Dr. Gordon is the chair emeritus of orthopedic surgery at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. He founded the university's department of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation medicine in 1986. Dr. Gordon is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Andrew Somberg, MD. Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Nanuet, N.Y.). Dr. Somberg is an orthopedic surgeon of Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He specializes in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Somberg is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Anand Srinivasan, MD. NorthShore University Health System (Evanston, Ill.). Dr. Srinivasan has been an orthopedic surgeon of NorthShore University Health System since 2011. He is skilled in robotic joint surgery replacement and anterior hip replacement. Dr. Srinivasan is also the director of the anterior hip replacement program at the health system.