American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research


Has Your Membership Expired?

The AAHKS Membership Department would like to thank the vast majority of AAHKS members who have renewed their memberships for 2018. Because we are at the half-year point, membership and subscriptions to the JOA have expired for those who have not yet paid 2018 dues. In order to reinstate membership, receive the JOA and to register for the… Read More

AAHKS Contingent Represents Patients, Surgeons at NOLC

by Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA and Bradford S. Waddell, MD 2017-2018 AAHKS Health Policy Fellows This week, members of AAHKS and staff were in Washington D.C. for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC) advocacy event. The AAHKS team used the time in the Capitol to meet with members of Congress and… Read More

Arthroplasty Today June Issue Highlights

Read full issue of the June Arthroplasty Today online at “In the zone,” Brian J. McGrory “Abundant heterotopic bone formation following use of rhBMP-2 in the treatment of acetabular bone defects during revision hip arthroplasty,” Alexander Arzeno, Tim Wang, James I. Huddleston III “Early aseptic loosening of the Tritanium primary acetabular component with screw fixation,” William J.… Read More

AAHKS at Top Level of Advisor’s Circle


AAHKS has moved to the top Advisors’ Circle level of the Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (OrthoPAC), our PAC representing orthopaedic surgeons in Washington. You can help strengthen the AAHKS advocacy efforts by conveniently contributing to OrthoPAC from your phone now. Text “AAHKS” to the number 41444, and follow the link (or visit For just $84 a month… Read More

Arthroplasty Today June Issue Comes Out Within Week

The June issue of Arthroplasty Today will be available the last week of May. These highlighted articles-in-press are online now and will be published in the complete issue: Abundant heterotopic bone formation following use of rhBMP-2 in the treatment of acetabular bone defects during revision hip arthroplasty Early aseptic loosening of the Tritanium primary acetabular component with screw… Read More

Robust Publication Rates of AAHKS Annual Meeting Presentations

A study published in the April Journal of Arthroplasty  looked at publication rates in various journals for accepted podium and poster abstracts from the AAHKS Annual Meeting in the years 2012-2014. Results showed the overall publication rate of 71% and average time to publication of 14.5 months. The authors concluded, “Presentations at the AAHKS annual meeting have an… Read More

One Click Access to Arthroplasty Today Surgical Techniques

The Arthroplasty Today website now provides easy access to a growing collection of practical articles from the journal’s Surgical Techniques feature. Full-length, open access articles on topics from antibiotic impregnated total femur spacers to ultrasound gel are available in the website’s special Collections. Visit, and select Surgical Techniques from the Collections menu.

Abstracts Due in Five Weeks!

There are five weeks remaining to submit abstracts for the 2018 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Abstracts, symposia proposals and surgical technique video proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on June 1. Log in to the submission website using your AAHKS username and password. The Annual Meeting takes place November 1-4 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Registration will… Read More

Finalists for FARE Research Award Announced

The following AAHKS members were selected as finalists for the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) grant, which will be awarded in two weeks at the AAHKS Spring Meeting: A Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Efficacy of Adductor Canal Block Using Liposomal Bupivacaine injection in TKA Jeffrey A. Geller, MD and Matthew J. Grosso, MD Columbia University… Read More

Gregory J. Golladay, MD Appointed AT Deputy Editor

As Arthroplasty Today (AT) continues to grow, AAHKS put out a call for a Deputy Editor to work in collaboration with Editor in Chief Brian J. McGrory, MD. This week, Gregory J. Golladay, MD, was selected and will begin serving in that role next month. “AT is uniquely positioned to flourish as an open access journal, and AAHKS… Read More