Orthopedic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in bone,
muscle, and joint surgery. This includes corrective procedures, such as
removing torn cartilage or replacing a joint.
Some orthopedic surgeons specialize in specific areas such as
shoulder surgery, hand surgery, or joint replacement.
Orthopedic surgeons can be board-certified through the Board of
Orthopaedic Surgery, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical
May 7, 2013
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
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