When Penn Orthopaedics Moves Forward,
So Does Everyone Else
Penn Orthopaedics is committed to advancing orthopaedic surgery. Located at Penn Medicine — a top academic medical center — Penn Orthopaedics pushes the boundaries of musculoskeletal innovation to advance orthopaedic care:
- Performed the first successful bilateral hand transplant at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the region
- Pioneering osteochondritis dissecans treatment at the Penn Cartilage Center
- Ranked fourth among orthopaedic departments in the nation for NIH funding, Penn's McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
- Advancing a new generation of orthopaedic surgeries with free vascularized fibular grafting, a complex microsurgical procedure
Penn Orthopaedics and the AAOS
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is an orthopaedic organization that provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. Each year, the AAOS hosts an annual meeting for all of its members.
Several faculty from Penn Orthopaedics will be giving talks at the 2013 AAOS annual meeting. Penn Orthopaedics will also have a booth (#972) where delegates can learn about the latest in advanced musculoskeletal care.
Ranked among the nation’s best, Penn Orthopaedics vision is to provide excellent patient care today, and to perform the breakthrough research necessary to discover the treatments of tomorrow.
Referring Physicians: To speak with a Penn physician or refer a patient, contact Penn Medicine through the secure online referral form or by calling 877-937-PENN (7366).