Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute

Excellence in Research Through the Decades

Our Awards

“When AORI researchers win awards, it validates our expertise.”

Nancy L. Parks, Biomedical Engineer and AORI Researcher

2016 – Drs. Nitin Goyal and Bill Hamilton receive the Hip Society’s Aufranc Award for “A Multi-Center, Prospective, Randomized Study of Outpatient versus Inpatient Total Hip Arthroplasty.”

2013 -Dr. Charles Anderson Engh, Sr. receives the Hip Society's Lifetime Achievement Award! As of 2013, the Hip Society had only given this award to three orthopaedic surgeons.

2013 – Dr. William Hamilton receives the OREF/CCJR Clinical Practice Award for “Patient Specific Instruments do not Shorten Surgical Time: A Prospective, Randomized Trial.”

2013 – Drs. Andy Engh and Nitin Goyal receive the AAHKS Dorr Award for “Do You Have to Remove a Corroded Femoral Stem?”

2012 – Dr. Nitin Goyal receives the Ranawat Award for “Efficacy of Postoperative Intraarticular Analgesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double Blinded, Placebo-Controlled, Prospective Study.”

2011 – Drs. Charles and Andy Engh receive the AAHKS Dorr Award for “A Prospective, Randomized Study of Crosslinked and Non-Crosslinked Polyethylene for Total Hip Arthroplasty at 10-Year Follow-Up.”

2011 – Dr. Andy Engh receives the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation’s (OREF)/ Current Concepts in Joint Replacement (CCJR) Clinical Award as a co-author of “Return to Sexual Function After Total Hip Arthroplasty.”

2010 – Dr. Andy Engh receives the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Rand Award as a co-author of “Do Patients Return to Work Following Hip Arthroplasty Surgery?”

2010 – Drs. Bill Hamilton and Andy Engh receive the AAHKS Clinical Award for “Prospective Randomized Comparison of High Flex and Standard Rotating TKA.”

2009 – Dr. Bill Hamilton receives the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Outstanding Video Award for “Treatment of Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty with PROSTALAC Implant: Indications and Surgical Technique.”

“We are on the cutting edge of research.”

Dr. Nitin Goyal, Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon and AORI Researcher

2008 - Drs. Charles and Andy Engh receives the Hip Society’s John Charnley Award for “Metal Ion Levels After Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial” comparing three different bearing surfaces.

2005 – Drs. Charles and Andy Engh receive the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Dorr Award for “A Randomized, Prospective Evaluation of Outcome after Total Hip Arthroplasty using Crosslinked Marathon and Non-Crosslinked Enduron Polyethylene.”

1998 – Dr. Jerry Engh receives the Knee Society’s Coventry Award for “Modular Tibial Insert Micromotion. A Concern with Contemporary Knee Implants” linking micro motion and implant wear to modular knee implants.

1998 – Dr. Jerry Engh receives the Knee Society’s Ranawat Award for “Comparison of Surgical Approaches in Total Knee Arthroplasty.”

1997 - Dr. Jerry Engh receives the Knee Society’s Ranawat Award for “The Histology of Nine Structural Bone Grafts Used in Total Knee Arthroplasty” evaluating the efficacy of bone grafts using AORI’s retrieval bank.

1996 – Dr. Charles Engh receives the Hip Society’s Aufranc Award for a “Femoral Bone Remodeling after Total Hip Arthroplasty: The Skeletal Response to Well-Fixed Cemented and Cementless Components” evaluating bone loss surrounding hip implants.

1992 - Dr. Charles Engh Sr. receives the Hip Society’s John Charnley Award for “Quantitation of Implant Micromotion, Strain Shielding and Bone Resorption with Porous Coated AML Cementless Femoral Prostheses Retrieved at Autopsy” confirming the stability of porous coated implants.