7 Key Questions to Ask When Choosing an Orthopaedic Program 1 Does the surgery center have outcomes information available to me? 2 Are all of the center's surgeons board certified? 3 Are they fully staffed with orthopaedic specialists? 4 Do they operate using a team approach? 5 Do they have a strong patient education program? 6 Do they offer in-unit physical therapy? 7 Do they have a patient aftercare program?