About Us

The Mississippi Orthopaedic Society is a non-profit organization composed of orthopaedic surgeons in the state of Mississippi, including active practicing, retired, and resident physicians. The Mississippi Orthopaedic Society exists to enhance its members' ability to provide the highest possible quality musculoskeletal care to patients. This goal is served by the Society's promotion of continuing medical education and physician professionalism and collegiality.

In addition to the provision of scientific education, the Society strives to educate its members on socioeconomic and political issues which affect or control their ability to provide high quality medical care. This includes participation in the legislative process as it affects the care of patients.


The object of the Mississippi Orthopaedic Society shall be:

To form a closer association of the orthopaedic surgeons of Mississippi for the advancement of the science of bone and joint surgery. It shall strive to maintain the character and standards of orthopaedic society as outlined by The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Contact us

Mississippi Orthopaedic Society
P.O. Box 5034
Jackson MS 39296

P: (228) 822-4703
F: (228) 822-4769


The Mississippi Orthopaedic Society, a state society for the orthopaedic surgeons, was founded in an effort to raise the standards of orthopaedic practices by providing ongoing education, networking, recognition and certification.

Board of Directors

Adair Cunningham, Executive Director
Capitol Resource LLC 200 N Congress St, Ste 500 Jackson MS 39201
Russell C Linton, MD, President
670 Leigh Dr Columbus MS 39705-2005
Kurre Thomas Luber, MD, President-Elect
497 Azalea Dr Ste 102 Oxford MS 38655
William Owen McCraney, MD, Secretary
290 E Layfair Dr Ste A Flowood MS 39232

Board of Councilors

Alexander Blevens, MD
6300 E Lake Blvd Ste 301 VanCleave MS 39565-6771
  • Office: (228)230-2663
  • Fax: (228) 875-6257
George V Russell Jr, MD
Dept of Ortho Surg 2500 North State St Jackson MS 39216-4505
  • Office: (601)815-5698
  • Fax: (601)984-5151

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