Membership

Membership Directory Information

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The IOF Membership Directory contains contact information for the physician members of our organization. The IOF Membership Directory is constantly updated and available for physician referrals and for patients seeking interventional orthopedic care.The Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) appreciates your commitment in supporting its mission and strategic initiatives.

Membership with the IOF is open to physicians and scientists who have become experts in the field of interventional orthopedics. The advancement of interventional technologies (ex. needle based delivery of an orthobiologic performed under image guidance) is replacing the need for more traditional and invasive orthopedic surgeries. To receive membership acceptance, successful candidates are required to fill out a Membership Application.

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Payments must be made in advance. We accept checks (in US dollars only, with correct coding for processing in US banks) and credit cards (online, or by faxing or mailing in your application). Please choose one payment method. It is the IOF’s policy NOT TO REFUND dues.

Membership with the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation

Membership Benefits

Individual members of the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF)  will receive the following:

  • Receive the IOF designation and notify your patients and colleagues that you’re an expert in the field of interventional orthopedics with extensive education, training, and practice-based experience. This designation exemplifies your dedication to finding and understanding new interventional treatment options to improve upon or replace traditional, invasive orthopedic surgical practices.
  • Discounts on attendance fees for the IOF Annual Education Conference.
  • View webcasts of the IOF Annual Meeting and Continuing Education sessions, such as a Bone Marrow Aspiration Course.
  • The IOF will also be increasing our patient education efforts on your behalf, (such as the ACL Injury Prevention Program)
  • Complimentary listing in the IOF Directory of Members.
  • Opportunity to serve on IOF Committees
  • Receive electronic announcements of upcoming events and new member benefits.
  • Contribute of the IOF Patient Registry Database and benefit from an IRB approved database for the long-term tracking of patient outcomes and adverse events.
  • Pre-published access to results and conclusions of our laboratory studies.

**Fellow and Active Members Criteria

The criteria to participate in the Registry Database and Wounded Warriors Program require physicians to perform interventional orthopedics techniques, such as percutaneous injections of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) and platelet rich plasma (PRP). Fellow and Active Members must:

  1. Submit a Bone Marrow Course Certification. (If you have not completed a bone marrow course, the registry set-up fee includes tuition to an IOF course).
  2. Attest that all injection procedures are performed under imaging guidance (fluoroscopy or ultrasound).
  3.  Attest that a 510k approved automated device or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), utilizing an in-house laminar flow hood and sterile processing techniques, are used to isolate a nucleated cell fraction.
  4. Attest that cell counts and viability measurements are performed as part of any given cell-based procedure.

Membership Dues & Categories

Fellow Member

Fellow Members are physicians (MD, DO, DPM), or scientists (PhD) who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of interventional orthopedics medicine. Members may apply for Fellow status provided they have been a member of IOF for at least one year. The application will be voted for approval by the majority of the board of directors. Fellows are members who can participate in both the IOF Patient Registry and Wounded Warriors Programs.

Annual Membership: $500


Active Member

Active Members are physicians (MD, DO, DPM) or scientists (PhD) who dedicate at least a portion of their practice to interventional orthopedics medicine. Active members can participate in both the IOF Patient Registry and Wounded Warriors Programs.

Annual Membership: $400


Affiliate Member

Affiliate Members are physicians (MD, DO, DPM) or scientists (PhD) who are retired from practice who maintain an active interest in interventional orthopedics medicine.

Annual Membership: Waived


Fellow-in-Training Member

Fellow-in-Training members are graduates of Medical Schools (MD, DO, DPM) or are enrolled in Ph.D. programs, who are in the process of completing a Fellowship Program.

Annual Membership: $100


Medical Student Member

Medical Student members are graduates of Medical Schools (MD, DO, DPM) or are enrolled in Ph.D. programs, who are in the process of completing graduate medical education programs (internship & residency)

Annual Membership: FREE


Organizational Membership

Organizational memberships allow non-profit healthcare providers, educational institutions, government agencies, medical device companies, and others to join IOF as an organization. All employees listed under an organizational membership receive full individual membership benefits.

Annual Membership: $750

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How long before I receive my member benefits?

Your membership status should be approved within one week of receiving your Membership Application and payment. You will receive a confirmation notice shortly thereafter.
The IOF will also be sending you information on how to update your website to demonstrate that you are a preferred provider in the IOF Wounded Warrior Program. This searchable title will assist veterans in finding care at a location near their home.

How do I access Members-only information?

All members can register for a members-only username and password. If you are a member and have already registered for a members-only username and password, just enter the information when prompted. If you have forgotten your password, you can choose the password creation program and choose a new password.

Membership Renewal

IOF membership is based on a calendar cycle, so all single-year memberships expire at the end of December. However, you may renew your membership as early as September or as late as March. If you do not renew by the end of March, your benefits of membership and Members-Only registration will be deactivated.

Are Member Dues Tax Deductable?

IOF dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes, but may be partially deductible as a business expense.

Contact Information

Interventional Orthopedics Foundation
403 Summit Boulevard, Suite 104
Broomfield, CO 80021
Phone: (303) 469-4431
Fax: (303) 479-2608
[email protected]

It is important to include your e-mail address and to keep it up to date. It often is used for verification of services. In addition, we plan to notify members of important dates and new services by e-mail.

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