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Patient Information: AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Medical Links
- Osteoarthritis of the Hip
- Osteonecrosis of the Hip
- Hip Dysplasia
- Total Hip Replacement
- Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
- Activities After a Hip Replacement
- Knee Ligament Injuries
- Meniscal Tear
- Arthritis of the Knee
- Total Knee Replacement
- Partial Knee Replacement
- Knee Implants
Other Helpful Links
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is the largest practice organization of American orthopaedic surgeons. A main function of the AAOS is the continued education of orthopaedic surgeons. Their website (www.aaos.com) is also very helpful for the education of patients. Dr. Incavo has been involved with the AAOS since completion of his training, serving on selected committees and presenting his research at the annual meetings.
American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is a subspecialty of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in hip and knee replacement surgeon. Like the AAOS, one of the primary purposes of this organization is the education and academic interaction of its members (website www.aahks.org). Dr. Incavo is one of its earliest members when this organization was formed in the early 1990s.
Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.
Atlas of Science
Atlas of Science was started by scientists to promote the broad dissemination of scientific research. It provides the opportunity for scientists to write and publish a short and easily accessible summary (Layman summary) of their latest research. The summaries are be based on peer-reviewed articles.
What you Must Know About Joint Replacement; Whether you really need it - and how to prep for it if you do.
Hip Society (www.hipsoc.org)
The Hip Society is the leading orthopaedic organization dedicated to the study of hip disease. Membership is limited to approximately 100 members, primarily from the United States, but also from the entire world. Membership in this organization is by invitation only and its members include the most recognized world experts on hip replacement surgery. Goals of this society include:
- The advancement of knowledge of the hip joint and health and distress;
- Promotion of the exchange of knowledge concerning education, research and treatment of disorders of the hip
Knee Society (www.kneesociety.org)
The Knee Society (www.kneesociety.org) is the most prestigious organization focusing on knee replacement surgery. The society limits its membership to approximately 100 knee surgeons in the United States and the world. Membership in this organization is by invitation only and its members include the most recognized world experts on knee replacement surgery. Dr. Incavo was inducted into the Knee Society in 2002 based on his extensive research and clinical expertise in the treatment of knee arthritis and knee replacement surgery. Goals of the Knee Society include:
- The advancement of knowledge of the knee joint and knee surgery
- Promotion of the exchange of knowledge concerning education, research and treatment of disorders of the knee
The Arthritis Foundation, Texas operates across the state to assist nearly 3.7 million people affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families. If you are a person with arthritis or a related disease, know someone who has arthritis, work with people with arthritis, or are just interested in finding out how to help find a cure for this disease, the Arthritis Foundation has something to offer you.
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston Methodist Hospital is a nonprofit health care organization based in Houston, Texas. It has extended the world-renowned clinical and service excellence of its founding entity, The Methodist Hospital System, through a network of community based hospitals and an acclaimed home health care agency.
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is the highest nationally ranked orthopedics program in Texas, according to U.S. News & World Report. One of the largest, most active programs in the nation, its skilled team of orthopedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, physical and occupational therapists and athletic trainers use the latest innovative techniques to pioneer new technology and deliver exceptional care to patients with musculoskeletal injuries or disorders.