Links to Other Orthopaedic Sites

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

AAOS has two sites: one is their main web site; the second one is a reference site where you can look up terminology and find definitions regarding every type of orthopaedic problem. Both are very useful sites for research and information.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

...and The American Journal of Sports Medicine

The official publication of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

The American Orthopaedic Society (AOS)

The United States Bone and Joint Decade

A web site about a global initiative to help people with musculoskeletal conditions. The initiative is involved with development of new research and educational programs to bring about greater awareness of diseases of bones and joints.


This is an excellent resource for articles and information on all types of medical problems. You can personalize the site on the second link, below. A great site to visit in your spare time!

Information on Joint Replacement

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Arthritis Foundation

Hospitals and Surgery Centers


Holy Cross Hospital

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Montgomery General Hospital

Surgery Centers

Surgery Center of Maryland

SCA-Rockville Center

Health Insurance Companies/Groups

This GWOG participates with many insurance companies and groups. It is the patient’s responsibility to ensure that their insurance carrier is contracted with GWOG. Please see the attached list of participating insurance providers and visit the appropriate website, should you have any questions.

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