NEA Baptist Clinic

Orthopedic Surgeon Inducted into Academy


Jonesboro, AR., April 26, 2013 - NEA Baptist Clinic physician Aaron Wallace, MD was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on March 22, 2013, during ceremonies at the Academy's 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.  Dr. Wallace was one of 585 new members inducted.  The AAOS has more than 37,000 members worldwide. 
Dr. Wallace received his bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from University of Arkansas Fayetteville and his MD from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR.  He completed his internship and residency at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA and his fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Penn State Hershey
Medical Center in State College, PA.
 
Dr. Wallace is a fellow of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and has practiced with NEA Baptist Clinic since 2011.  He and his wife Brooke have two children.
 
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician with extensive training in the diagnosis and non-surgical as well as surgical treatment of the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
 
The Academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists.  Its Fellows have completed medical school, plus at least five years of specialty study in orthopaedics in an accredited residency program, passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and have been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
NEA Baptist Clinic is the largest and most comprehensive physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group practice in the region.  NEA Baptist Clinic is made up of over 100 physicians providing care in more than 35 medical specialties.  The mission of NEA Baptist Clinic is to provide comprehensive, personalized, quality healthcare for our patients throughout the Northeast Arkansas region.  For more information on NEA Baptist Clinic, visit us at www.neabaptistclinic.com.
 
With more than 37,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, www.aaos.org   or www.orthoinfo.org  is the premier not-for-profit organization that provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions the interests of patients and advances the highest quality of musculoskeletal health.   Orthopaedic surgeons and the Academy are the authoritative sources of information for patients and the general public on musculoskeletal conditions, treatments and related issues. An advocate for improved care, the Academy is participating in the Bone and Joint Initiative, www.usbjd.org , the global initiative to raise awareness of musculoskeletal health, stimulate research and improve people's quality of life.