Morteza Meftah, MD

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Morteza Meftah, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
New York, NY


Why did you join AAOS?
AAOS is the most prestigious association of orthopaedic surgeons worldwide. It is a primary platform for education, networking, and involvement in the latest technology.

How do you define success?

Success is a sense of happiness when achievement of a goal is reached.

Who is your biggest inspiration and why?
Dr. Chitranjan Ranawat. He was an inspiration, mentor, and a friend that sparked my interest in innovation, research, and joint arthroplasty.

How has the AAOS helped you throughout your career?
AAOS has been instrumental in my education and knowledge, as well as a great source of connection to peers.

What advice would you give to new members of AAOS?

AAOS is your organization, treat it as such. Be involved in various groups and committees.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself that not many people know.
I have a private pilot license and enjoy flying. I also have 3 startups and very involved in innovation.