Orthopedic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves (musculoskeletal system). Subspecialties may include adult reconstruction, pediatrics, sports, trauma, spine, foot, hand, shoulder, elbow and orthopedic oncology.

Orthopedic surgeons may have expertise in the following areas :

  • Joint replacement (reconstruction, revision and replacement)
  • Fracture care and trauma
  • Hand surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Microvascular procedures, such as nerve repair and nerve and muscle grafts
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Spine disorders
  • Pediatric orthopedic conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Limb deformity
  • Tumor surgery for bone cancers and soft tissue sarcomas

Upcoming Courses

Title Type Credit Event date
Microvascular Surgery Skills Training - September 25-29, 2017 Live
  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
09/25/2017 to 09/29/2017
Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Ice Hockey Summit III: Action on Concussion 2017 Live
  • 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 12.75 Attendance
09/28/2017 to 09/29/2017
Microvascular Surgery Skills Training - October 2-6 2017 Live
  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/02/2017 to 10/06/2017
Microvascular Surgery Skills Training - October 9-13, 2017 Live
  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/09/2017 to 10/13/2017
Microvascular Surgery Skills Training - October 23 - 27, 2017 Live
  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
10/23/2017 to 10/27/2017
Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow Course: Current Concepts and Controversies 2018 Live
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.75 AOA
01/27/2018 to 01/28/2018
Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium 2018 Live 02/18/2018 to 02/23/2018
2nd Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Clinician 2018 Live
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.75 AOA
  • 17.75 Attendance
02/23/2018 to 02/25/2018
1st Annual Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Summit: Care for the Athlete 2018 Live 04/06/2018 to 04/07/2018
7th Annual Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review 2018 Live 06/20/2018 to 06/23/2018

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