Orthopedic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in bone,
muscle, and joint surgery. This includes corrective procedures, such as
removing torn cartilage or replacing a joint.
Some orthopedic surgeons specialize in specific areas such as
shoulder surgery, hand surgery, or joint replacement.
Orthopedic surgeons can be board-certified through the Board of
Orthopaedic Surgery, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical
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