Orthopaedics in Texas


What Is Orthopaedics?

The treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions is one of the most complex acts in medicine.

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Texas State Employees

The Impact of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Texas

Over 30 percent of patients in the state’s Employees Retirement System of Texas Featured a musculoskeletal diagnosis in 2017.

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The Musculoskeletal System Is Complicated

The musculoskeletal system is complicated, which is why orthopaedic surgeons complete extensive training.

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The Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Training

At Least Nine Years of Training

Orthopaedic surgeons complete at least nine years of training following undergraduate study before they are prepared for independent practice.

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The Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Work Week

A 24/7 Commitment

For many orthopaedic surgeons, the job is a seven-day-a-week commitment.


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