Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

The purpose of the Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (MOAOS) is to foster and maintain the highest possible standards in the practice of Orthopedic Surgery, further education of its members through educational programs dealing with the science of Orthopedics, recognize the Osteopathic Concept as it relates to the field of Orthopedic Surgery, protect and advance the rights and privileges of Osteopathic Orthopedic Surgeons in the state of Michigan, protect the rights of the citizens of Michigan to have access to high quality Osteopathic Orthopedic care, establish an affiliation with the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and the Michigan Osteopathic Association.

Membership Dues Information:

Active (physicians practicing orthopedic surgery in the state of Michigan) - $75
Retired – Free
Residents & Students – Free

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MOAOS hosts two events annually. These events provide members the opportunity to learn from experienced physicians on relevant topics and network with other members. The next meeting is tentatively set for Spring 2023.

Current Board of Directors:
Michael Wagner, DO, President
Jeffrey Carroll, DO, Vice President
Robert Carson, DO, Secretary/ Treasurer
Amjad Yaish, DO, Immediate Past President
Craig Silverton, DO, Past President
Thomas Perkins, DO, Past President
Germaine Fritz, DO, Past President
Peter Ajluni, DO, Past President
Steven Heithoff, DO, FAOAO, Executive Director