AAOS Personal Physician and Group Practice Web sites

Now available and free as a benefit of membership! AAOS connects you to your patients and the public with your own customized Internet Web site.

Build a practice web site that strengthens the physician - patient relationship, creates a more informed patient, and reaches out to the community.

You can personalize your web site with your photograph, educational background, board certification, focus and affiliations, office location(s), hours of service, and insurance plans accepted. Include a personal message that describes your practice and practice style, and other information about orthopaedic care. New features include a Google map of your primary office location and the ability to create you own Image Gallery

  • You must be a member of the Academy to build your own Personal Physician or Group Practice Web site.
  • Members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand may also create a Personal Physician Web site.

What's New

Orthopaedic animations from Swarm Interactive can now be integrated into your Personal Physician and Group Practice (OrthoDoc) Web Sites provided by AAOS.


AAOS Personal Physician Web sites

Returning Users

First Time Users

If you have problems logging in, send an E-mail to Member Services member@aaos.org or call the Membership Department at (800)346-2267.

Custom Domain Names

You can now purchase a custom domain name (URL) and have it pointed to the homepage of your Personal Physician Web Site. You can choose your own domain name (assuming it is available) and AAOS will help you purchase it. Domain names that end in .com, .org, or .net typically cost $114.95 for five years. There is an additional $75 administrative fee to purchase the domain name and point it to your Web site. For additional information, please contact Pam Butenshen (OrthoDoc@aaos.org; 847-384-4282).


AAOS Group Practice Web sites

Returning Users

First Time Users

If you have problems logging in, send an E-mail to Member Services member@aaos.org or call the Membership Department at (800)346-2267.

Custom Domain Names

You can now purchase a custom domain name (URL) and have it pointed to the homepage of your Group Practice Web Site. You can choose your own domain name (assuming it is available) and AAOS will help you purchase it. Domain names that end in .com, .org, or .net typically cost $114.95 for five years. There is an additional $75 administrative fee to purchase the domain name and point it to the Group Practice Web site. The member of the Group who created and maintains the site will be billed for the domain name purchase. For additional information, please contact Pam Butenshen (OrthoDoc@aaos.org; 847-384-4282).


Have Questions or Need Assistance?

For assistance in creating your web sites, send an E-mail to orthodoc@aaos.org or call Erin Collins at 847-384-4259 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Monday-Friday) with your questions.



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Rx for Patient Education

Rx for Patient Education
  • Connect your patient education program with orthopaedic information you can trust
  • Create customized printouts for your patients by listing articles from Your Orthopaedic Connection with your name, practice address, and logo
  • Patient - Public Information materials are available for linking from your Web Sites


  • View the Academy's Patient - Public Information Web site

This website is provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as a service to its members. All materials on this Web site have been created, developed or assembled by the member physician, who is solely responsible for its content and any permissions necessary to properly place the materials on this website. The AAOS does not review this information nor does it exercise editorial control over it and consequently AAOS is not liable for any damage that may be caused by this information.