Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery
Recognized by several state medical boards as a fellowship subspecialty program of orthopaedic surgery, adult reconstructive orthopaedic surgeons deal with reconstructive procedures such as joint arthroplasty (i.e., hip and knee), osteotomy, arthroscopy, soft-tissue reconstruction, and a variety of other adult reconstructive surgical procedures.
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.