Status
Active
Code
207XX0801X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Orthopaedic Trauma
Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgeons deal with the evaluation and management of acute orthopaedic injuries, evaluation and treatment of post-traumatic deformities and nonunions, acute and delayed reconstruction of pelvic and acetabular fractures, as well as osteotomy in the adult hip for treatment of hip arthritis. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added]

Additional Resources: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007. http://www.abos.org/.

Separate board certification is not currently offered.