Message from the Chair

It is my pleasure to invite you to join the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons. Those who typically choose to apply for membership in our organization are seeking a forum to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and experience and wish to enhance them through association with like-minded peers. In many ways, there is a common denominator that ties us inextricably together. First and foremost, Academy members have a need that wasn’t being fulfilled by the mainstream medical and surgical establishment. It may be a need of recognition for what we have accomplished and a forum in which to share those accomplishments.  

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Certification is offered through the Academy under the authority of the American Federation of Medical Accreditation, in the following specialties;
  • Clinical Neurological Surgery
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology
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Who We Are

The American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons (AANOS) is a scientific and educational association of orthopedists and neurosurgeons that was founded in 1976 in order to improve the quality of care provided to patients in these two major sub-specialty fields. This has been accomplished through setting high standards for training, credentialing and continuous surgical education...  

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Academy membership provides prestige, certification, accredited education and more. Physicians who practice neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery or neurology are invited to join the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition, physicians and allied health professionals who have an interest in these areas of medicine or are involved in related fields may also join the Academy in an appropriate member category.  

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Academy mourns loss of Past Chair of the Board

Professor Kazem Fathie

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