We at AOP understand the challenges orthopedic surgeons face every day and we’re here to stand beside you – uniting the best in private orthopedic practice with the advantages of collaboration.

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Who We Are

Ted Schlegel, MD
President /
Chief Medical Officer

Valuable resources for private practice orthopedic surgeons

We understand the everyday challenges private practice orthopedic surgeons face, and we provide the valuable resources you need.  AOP staff knows what it takes to achieve excellence in orthopedics, and we provide the tools and assistance necessary to grow and prosper, without sacrificing the success factors associated with private practice ownership.

AOP partner practices:

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Bring cutting edge innovations, care models, and treatment
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Our team is led by physicians

We foster leadership development in each of our practices to build strong physician leadership capabilities at local and regional levels.  Our national leadership structure includes the physician leaders of our practices.

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We are one team

We adopt the best practices of each of our affiliates and learn from each other.  We are especially keen to embrace innovations that improve the patient’s experience, as well as technologies that advance our technical proficiency.  We share experiences and information so that together we can offer the best possible solutions for our patients.

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A wealth of resources that add value

Our expertise in business development, ASCs, MRIs, integrating small groups into anchor practices, legal compliance, clinical quality, marketing, professional liability coverage, and more is at your disposal.  It’s all about growing our practices.

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Focused on your success

Our success is directly tied to the success of our partner practices.  We work closely with them every step of the way, tailoring our services to meet their unique needs and goals. By leveraging our resources and infrastructure, our partners can focus on what they do best – delivering exceptional patient care.


If you’re an orthopedic surgeon who is exploring new opportunities to take your practice to the next level, we invite you to reach out and connect with us. Our team is here to help you build the best possible future for your practice.

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