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In general, the Orthopaedic Surgery specialty is very male-centric with 93% of providers reporting as male as compared to 6% reporting as female. People living in California, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New York enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Orthopaedic Surgery providers practice. In all, there are 39,164 registered Orthopaedic Surgery providers in the United States with over 3,455 of those located in California alone while around 2,768 chose to practice in Texas. Orthopaedic Surgery providers have been assigned the 207X00000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Orthopaedic Surgery specialists practice in 53 different states/territories and can be categorized into 7 different Orthopaedic Surgery sub-specialties: Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Orthopaedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery).
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An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine and associated structures by medical, surgical and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
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