3 things to know about orthopedic surgeons practicing in the US: Common subspecialties, knee replacement trends & more

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About half of orthopedic surgeons in the U.S. have a subspecialty, according to Definitive Healthcare.

Three statistics on orthopedic surgeons:

1. Over 30,500 orthopedic surgeons practice in the U.S., Definitive Healthcare data shows.

2. The number of knee replacements performed has increased 300 percent since 2005 and is projected to reach over 200,000 procedures by 2030, increasing the demand for orthopedic surgeons.

3. Common orthopedic surgeon subspecialties include joint replacement, hand surgery and sports medicine.

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