A surgeon of Pines Health Services and Cary Medical Center was recently inducted as a fellow member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS.)


Orthopaedic surgeon Jean-Pierre Michaud, MD, FRCS(c), recently was named to the prestigious AAHKS. In order to be a Fellow member of AAHKS, a physician must be an active fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (AOBOS). The physician has to be recommended by a member fellow and accepted by the board of AAHKS. Additionally they must perform a minimum of 50 major reconstructive procedures of the hip or knee annually.

Lisa Caron, Chief Operating Officer at Pines Health Services, said both Pines and Cary Medical Center are extremely grateful to have Dr. Michaud and his dedicated Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Podiatry team. "Their commitment to their patients and community for orthopedic care should be commended. Dr. Michaud’s vast experience and knowledge is changing the lives of his patients in need of total hip or knee replacements.”

Dr. Michaud is board certified, completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship through the University of Cincinnati, is a current fellow through The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, is a member of the Maine Medical Association, American Medical Association, Quebec Orthopedic Association and Canadian Orthopedic Association.

Dr. Michaud will be attending the annual meeting of the AAHKS in Dallas, Texas in November. This is the premier scientific hip and knee arthroplasty meeting in the world.

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