Meet The Physicians of Southwest Orthopaedic Group

meet surgeons

The surgeons at Southwest Orthopaedic Group are highly experienced, board certified orthopaedic surgeons with extensive clinical and surgical expertise. 

• Arush K. Angirasa, D.P.M. 
• Brian L. Sullivan, M.D. 
• Manish V. Patel, M.D.
• Michael M. Albrecht, M.P. Aff., M.D.
• Nicholas F. Tsourmas, M.D. (Retired)
• Stephen M. Norwood, M.D. (Retired)


Orthopaedic Patient Education

patient education short

Learn more about orthopaedic procedures and anatomy in our educational area. View our library of orthopaedic patient education animations and print brochures.

Orthopaedic FAQ

• General Orthopaedic FAQ
• Orthopaedic Surgery FAQ
• General Surgery FAQ
• Common Injuries and Conditions FAQ

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    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has created a comprehensive, interactive site about KNEES! The new Save Your Knees Web Site ( is full of multimedia information focused on knees: keeping knees healthy, exercise, common knee problems, injury prevention, treatments, including non-surgical and surgical options and more.

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