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Aligned Orthopedic Partners

Our Partnership Model

Market focused: Healthcare is local. We’ve brought together longstanding, reputable practices to create a dominant platform for orthopedic excellence in the DMV Region. We’re building regional density in this market through vertical integration across the continuum of musculoskeletal care. As we look at other markets, we plan to partner with like-minded groups that have leading brands in their respective markets and strong cultures that fit with our philosophy of placing quality first.
Our Partnership ModelWe are a physician-led, patient first management services organization

Key Components of Vertical Integration

Key Components of Aligned Orthopedic Partners
  • Urgent Care Centers

    Aligned Ortho provides management services to Ortho OIC Immediate Care, an urgent care center in Arlington, VA.

    A second urgent care center is expected to open in 2023.

  • Multi- Subspecialty

    Our orthopedic surgeons are fellowship-trained in spine, adult reconstruction, hand and upper extremity, trauma, foot and ankle, and sports medicine.

  • Outpatient Surgery Centers

    Aligned Ortho purchased the Surgical Specialty Center of Mid-Atlantic (SSCMA) in 2021.

    A second outpatient surgery center acquisition is anticipated in 2022.

  • Ancillaries

    Services include x-ray, physical and occupational therapy, DME and orthotics.

    An MRI facility is anticipated in 2023.

Patient First
Guided by Physicians

We are a physician-led, Patient First Management Services Organization

  • Patient First

    Focused on patient satisfaction and improving outcomes in lower cost of care settings

  • Guided by Physicians

    Our clinical governance committee is comprised entirely of our practicing physicians who were chosen by their peers

  • Access to Capital

    We have meaningful capital to invest in our continued growth and to support our local practices

Best in Class Orthopedic Brands

  • OrthoBethesda
  • Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Mid Atlantic
  • Ortho OIC Orthopedic Immediate Care
  • Shady Grove Orthopaedics
  • Jordan-Young Institute Orthopedic Surgery

Hear from Our Partners

  • “ At the Jordan-Young Institute, we have set a very high bar for ourselves and take pride in delivering care which is considered nationally and even internationally to be at the highest level. However, we are continually striving to improve our patient care and outcomes. Going into the future we feel that taking advantage of synergies with like-minded groups and institutions will allow us to add efficiencies, optimize delivery and allow physicians to focus on patient-centric medical care. We have had a professional relationship with Aligned Ortho and are pleased to now be joining them. Together, we can continue to build a vertically integrated musculoskeletal platform that is focused on quality outcomes and bringing value to healthcare. ” - Dr. Kevin Bonner, Jordan-Young Institute
Aligned Ortho News
Aligned Ortho News

'The proof is in the results': 1 physician's perspective on MSO partnerships

Showing the value proposition of deals and having physician leadership from the top down can help management service organizations draw interest from independent practices, according to Emil Engels, MD, CEO of Aligned Orthopedic Partners. Dr. Engels spoke with Becker's about his goals for Aligned Orthopedic Partners and his advice for physicians looking into management service organization partnerships.
Benefits of Joining With Us
Joining Benefits
Benefits of Joining Us

Benefits of Joining Us

  • Quality
  • Value-Based Care Models
  • Research & Training
  • Enhanced Marketing
  • Security
  • Capital
  • Leveraging Scale

By the Numbers

  • 130
  • 50
  • 5
    Transactions Closed
  • 200
    Annual PatientVisits
  • 15
  • 100
    Annual TherapyVisits