Orthopedic doctor Keith BirchardDr. Keith Birchard of Washington Orthopaedic Center recently completed his Board Certification Renewal with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). This requires an ongoing process of training and education as exemplified by the Board’s “MOC” (Maintenance of Certification).

According to the ABOS “…Those that have met the educational and organizational requirements necessary for certification through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery are distinguished orthopaedic surgeons who are active in patient care, education and research”

In order to maintain certification, Dr. Birchard is required to complete 120 hours of pertinent continuing medical education, and undergo a stringent peer review process. Maintenance of the certification process must be performed every seven to ten years.

Dr. Birchard is highly regarded in the Pacific Northwest and orthopedic community for his expertise in upper extremity surgery, general orthopaedic surgery, knee arthroscopy, total joint replacement, and fracture and trauma surgery – Click here to learn more about Dr. Keith Birchard.

If you would like to learn more about the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery visit https://www.abos.org/