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.

www.aaos.org
orthoinfo.aaos.org

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

www.sportsmed.org

...and The American Journal of Sports Medicine

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

http://journal.ajsm.org

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

www.nof.org

The American Orthopaedic Society (AOS)

www.aossm.org

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.

www.usbjd.org

WebMD

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!

www.webmd.com

Information on Joint Replacement

www.biomet.com

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

www.aofas.org

Arthritis Foundation

www.arthritis.org

Hospitals and Surgery Centers

Hospitals

Holy Cross Hospital

www.holycrosshealth.org

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

www.adventisthealthcare.com/SGAH

Montgomery General Hospital

www.montgomerygeneral.com

Surgery Centers

Surgery Center of Maryland

www.surgerycentermd.com

SCA-Rockville Center

www.scasurgery.com

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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