TOA is the Voice of Orthopaedics in Texas!
TOA: The Voice of Orthopaedic Surgeons
TOA serves as the stakeholder for Texas orthopaedic surgeons. Click here to learn more.
AAOS Board of Councilors
Five Texas orthopaedic surgeons represent our grassroots voice. Click here to learn more.
Laws and regulations touch every aspect of an orthopaedic practice. Therefore, orthopaedic surgeons have no choice but to engage in the public policy process. Click here to learn more.
Allied Health Providers
Physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, orthotists, and more. Click here to learn more.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
ASCs provide safe and same-day care in patients’ communities. Click here to learn more.
Imaging, braces, and laboratory tests are some of the ancillary services that play an important role in delivering musculoskeletal care. Click here to learn more about the public policy issues that affect ancillary services.
From network to out-of-network issues, TOA works on all of these issues in Austin. Click here to learn more.
The Texas Medical Disclosure Panel periodically updates the required disclosure of risks and hazards for certain procedures. Click here to learn more.
Patient Reported Outcomes
The primary function of musculoskeletal care is to enhance mobility and decrease pain. For an increasing number of orthopaedic surgeons, patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) represent the best tool available to determine whether a musculoskeletal service is successful. Click here to learn more.
Physician-owned hospitals are innovative facilities that put physicians in control of a hospital’s operations. Click here to learn more.
Texas became the first state in the nation to pass a law related to patient-reported outcomes. Click here to learn more.
Scope of Practice
Some scope of practice expansions by non-physicians are inappropriate and do not protect patients. Click here to learn more.
From rodeo to ballet to football, orthopaedic surgeons serve as the team physicians for our favorite athletic teams. Click here to learn more.