American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons - the site of orthopedic surgeons' major american organization, has been revised and now contains patient education brochures online for most orthopedic conditions.
The American Society for Surgery of the Hand - the website of the primary organization of Hand Surgeons in this country. Tons of info on finding qualified hand surgeons in your area and patient education are readily available.
allaboutarthritis.com - a websited sponsored by Dupuy (a maker of total joint implants) which gives authoritative information "all about arthritis."
jointreplacement.com - another similar site that gives information more specific to total joint replacements of all joints in the body for which implants are available
Makosurgical.com - an informational site about robotic hip and knee surgery
Foundation Surgical Hospital
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
The Methodist Hospital
Charlie Eaton's Handworld- a very extensive site dedicated to the care of the hand and upper extremity, authored by a prominent hand surgeon. Great for patient education, and full of resources for physicians, therapists, and other health care providers associated with the care of the hand and upper extremity.
Louisiana State University - Shreveport Department of Orthopedic Surgery - the website of the institution where Drs. Metzger and Berkman received their training as orthopedic surgeons.
University of Alabama - Birmingham Department of Orthopedic Surgery - the website of the institution where Dr. Metzger received his subspecialty training as a hand and microvascular surgeon.