Links Supporting North Texas Orthopedics Surgeons and Patient Resources
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
AAOS is a medical organization for orthopedic surgeons that provides patient information on injuries and diseases of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (abos.org) site for patients. ABOS is the most widely recognized standard of achievement for Orthopaedic Surgery. Visit to learn why it is important to select an ABOS Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon or to verify an Orthopaedic surgeon.
American Medical Association
AMA helps physicians support patients by uniting physicians nationwide and medical students to work on the most important issues related to medical care. The organization is dedicated to driving medicine toward a more equitable future, removing obstacles that interfere with patient care and confronting the nation’s greatest public health crises.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Welcome to ASSH, the most comprehensive online resource for hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder information. Prepared by the largest and oldest organization dedicated to care of the hand and upper extremity.
Arthritis.org is the largest, most trusted nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of people living with arthritis in the United States. Visit to learn about the common forms of arthritis and find resources that may help you.
OrthoIllustrated.com provides resources for orthopedic patients about the advanced treatment options for orthopedic injuries and arthritis in 3D animations.
Visit OrthoInfo to find articles and other resources about symptoms, causes, and treatment options for musculoskeletal problems.
Visit to understand how sports injuries related to hand, wrist, elbow, knee, shoulder, hip, cartilage, foot, and ankle are treated with surgery.
Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention (STOP) was initiated by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) to prevent sports overuse and trauma injuries. This website provides articles, sports injury prevention tips, and additional information to help prevent sports injuries in kids. Learn how to stay safe when playing sports.