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 datesort descending
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
  • 27.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 27.00 Attendance
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 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
International Shoulder Group 2018 Live 08/12/2018 to 08/13/2018
Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2018 Live 10/25/2018 to 10/27/2018
28th Annual Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine 2018 Live 11/09/2018 to 11/10/2018
Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Spine Care Conference 2018 Live 11/16/2018 to 11/17/2018