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Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s Dr. James Caillouette Honored by COA With Founders’ Award
The California Orthopedic Association has honored Dr. James T. Caillouette, Surgeon in Chief at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, with the association’s prestigious 2012 Founders’ Award
Among the numerous accomplishments credited to Dr. Caillouette by the association was his leadership in the merger of two state-of-the-
“It’s truly an honor to be given such an esteemed award by my peers,” said Dr. Caillouette. “I share this honor with my many colleagues who have worked so hard to make the Hoag Orthopedic Institute a one-of-a-kind facility.”
Dr. Caillouette was also recognized for spearheading the development of a physician-hospital joint venture arrangement, allowing for coordination of full in-patient and out-patient orthopedic services. Additionally, he helped implement several administrative and procedural programs to facilitate better care and overall experience for individuals seeking orthopedic treatment.
The Founders’ Award was created by the California Orthopedic Institute in 1993 to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions to furthering the quality of musculoskeletal care, and with the traditional models of care rapidly evolving amid complex changes with ACOs, ancillary services, EMR, PQRI, hospital joint ventures and bundled payments, this year’s designation in particular marks quite a notable accomplishment.
Dr. Caillouette is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult reconstructive surgery. He is also an accomplished author, researcher and designer who currently holds nine U.S. patents for biomedical devices and methods.
About Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Hoag Orthopedic Institute specializes in the most advanced orthopedic surgery, total joint replacement surgery and spine surgery. From the newest minimally invasive techniques to total joint replacement to complex spine procedures, their expertise in orthopedic medicine translates to better results and fewer complications. Opening in 2010, Hoag Orthopedic Institute was a merger of two of Southern California’s largest orthopedic medical groups, Newport Orthopedic Institute of Newport Beach and Orthopedic Specialty Institute of Orange.
For more information visit: www.HoagOrthopedicInstitute.com