American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Valuable New Member Benefit Begins

AAHKS members now have access to free premium accounts with OrthoEvidence – an online summary of published orthopaedic research from around the world. “AAHKS partnered with OrthoEvidence to make this service available to all members as part of our education mission,” said AAHKS Executive Director, Mike Zarski. Access to OrthoEvidence has already begun, and members received custom login… Read More

Dr. O’Connor Accepts Yale Appointment

Dr. O'Connor

Past AAHKS President, Mary I. O’Connor, MD has been named the inaugural director of the Musculoskeletal Center at Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn. She has left her position as professor of orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and as medical director of the adult reconstructive fellowship at Mayo Clinic… Read More

Reminder: New AAHKS Address

Please remember to update your contact information for the AAHKS office. Our new address is 9400 W. Higgins Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018-4976. Our main phone number remains the same (847) 698-1200. You can access a list of staff members and their direct contact information on the AAHKS website.

AAHKS Member Selected as Leadership Fellow

From The Dispatch: “Allen Butler, MD, founder and CEO of Mississippi Bone and Joint Clinic and staff orthopaedic surgeon at OCH Regional Medical Center, has been selected by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as one of ten national leadership fellows for 2015-2016. The leadership fellows program (LFP) is currently in its 12th year and is designed… Read More

Trinity Health Names Mark I. Froimson, MD to New Position

Mark I. Froimson, MD, Chair of the AAHKS Health Policy Committee, has been appointed to executive vice president, Chief Clinical Officer at Trinity Health in Livonia, Michigan. As CCO, Froimson will lead Trinity Health’s Unified Clinical Organization and all of the associated acute and continuing care clinical activities and initiatives related to patient safety, quality care improvement, patient… Read More

Kevin J. Bozic, MD to Join New Medical School

Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA has accepted the position as the Inaugural Chair of Surgery and Perioperative Care at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Bozic will be involved in developing the first Medical School and Academic Health System to be built from the ground up at a Tier 1 Research University… Read More

Dr. Greg Brown Joins Olympia Orthopaedics Associates

On October 6, AAHKS member, Gregory A. Brown, MD joined Olympia Orthopaedics Associates in Olympia, Washington. In addition to working in the surgical team, he will be applying his expertise in evaluating patient reported outcomes in an effort to improve quality of care. Dr. Brown is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology… Read More

SwiftPath™ Appoints New CIO

AAHKS member and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Chairman at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Ira H. Kirschenbaum, MD, has been appointed Chief Information Officer of the SwiftPath joint replacement program. He is responsible for strategy and deployment of cloud-based solutions for SwiftPath – a service organization that develops protocols, strategies, and programs focused on outpatient hip and knee replacement. SwiftPath… Read More

Jonathan K. Salava, MD Returns to Marshall University

After completing his residency at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia and his fellowship at OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Jonathan K. Salava has returned to the university as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as the Chief of Hip Arthroplasty and… Read More