Comeback in the Crescent City

By Jennie McKee

Two years after Katrina, New Orleans orthopaedists are rebuilding their practices and their city

When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast—and New Orleans, in particular—in August 2005, it destroyed entire towns and displaced thousands. After living through the desperate conditions following the hurricane, when civil services came grinding to a halt and much of the city was under water, AAOS members had to put their personal and professional lives back together.

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