American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Membership Renewals Continue

More than half of AAHKS members have paid dues for 2015, and the Membership Department would like to thank all of the members who have renewed their membership to date. We will be sending reminder letters this week to those who have not renewed their membership yet. To pay dues online, log in at If you prefer… Read More

AAHKS Member Selected as Leadership Fellow

From The Dispatch: “Allen Butler, MD, founder and CEO of Mississippi Bone and Joint Clinic and staff orthopaedic surgeon at OCH Regional Medical Center, has been selected by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) as one of ten national leadership fellows for 2015-2016. The leadership fellows program (LFP) is currently in its 12th year and is designed… Read More

AAHKS Welcomes New Members from India

AAHKS welcomes five new International Members from India: Sanjiv K S Marya, MD, Javahir A. Pachore, MD, Suryamarayan Pichai, MD, Ashok Rajgopal, MD, FRCS (Ortho), and Vikram Indrajit Shah, MD.  Dr. Pachore, Founding President and Managing Trustee of the Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons (ISHKS), recently attended the AAHKS 2014 Annual Meeting at the invitation of… Read More

Members Renew Dues, Use Websticker

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AAHKS members can pay dues online by logging in at or by calling (847) 698-1200. More than one-third of our members have renewed their memberships as of this date. AAHKS members are also using a new “websticker” of the AAHKS logo on their websites, Facebook, email signatures, etc. If you would like to download the image, follow… Read More

Membership Dues Invoices Emailed

Dues invoices for the 2015 membership year have been sent via email to members and their staff. Members can log in to or call (847) 698-1200 to pay dues with a credit card. To pay by check, send payment to AAHKS at 9300 Higgins Rd., Suite 230, Rosemont, IL 60018-4976. Contact with any questions. Benefits of Membership Annual… Read More

Look for Emailed Dues Invoices Next Week

The AAHKS Membership department will be emailing membership renewal notices by December 12, 2014. Members have 30 days to renew by logging in to or calling (847) 698-1200 to pay dues with a credit card. If you prefer to mail a check, send payment to AAHKS at 9300 Higgins Rd., Suite 230, Rosemont, IL 60018-4976. Contact with any… Read More

Featured Committee Report: Membership

AAHKS began 2014 with 2,076 members. We added 204 new members (net growth 183) in 2013. Year to date (as of 11/6/14), the Board has approved 273 new members. We have had 6 resignations, 5 dropped for non‐payment of dues, 4 deceased members (net growth YTD 258). We currently have over 70 domestic open applications. A goal of… Read More

Trinity Health Names Mark I. Froimson, MD to New Position

Mark I. Froimson, MD, Chair of the AAHKS Health Policy Committee, has been appointed to executive vice president, Chief Clinical Officer at Trinity Health in Livonia, Michigan. As CCO, Froimson will lead Trinity Health’s Unified Clinical Organization and all of the associated acute and continuing care clinical activities and initiatives related to patient safety, quality care improvement, patient… Read More

Kevin J. Bozic, MD to Join New Medical School

Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA has accepted the position as the Inaugural Chair of Surgery and Perioperative Care at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Bozic will be involved in developing the first Medical School and Academic Health System to be built from the ground up at a Tier 1 Research University… Read More

Board Approves New Membership Criteria

At the AAHKS Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, November 6, 2014, Board members approved changes to the new membership criteria recommended by the Membership Committee: 1)      For Fellow, Associate and Affiliate categories, decrease the number of required references from two to one. 2)      Allow emeritus members to serve as a reference as well as to share with… Read More