Timothy Daniels, MD, Named AOFAS Board Member-at-Large

Toronto Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society

ROSEMONT, Ill. (Aug. 8, 2013) – Timothy Daniels, MD, FRCSC, of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, has been named board member-at-large for the 2,027-member American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS). Daniels will focus his two-year term on supporting the global research and educational efforts of the Society, whose members specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle.
“As a world-leading organization, the AOFAS will continue to educate and foster essential advancements in foot and ankle care, as well as wield a significant influence on the science and care of foot and ankle pathology,” said Daniels. “I welcome the opportunity to contribute my utmost toward cutting-edge research and education on a world stage.”
Daniels earned his medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He performed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Royal University Hospital, also in Saskatoon, and completed an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. In addition, Daniels completed a research fellowship in foot and ankle biomechanics at the Milwaukee County Medical Complex in Milwaukee.
In addition to serving on and chairing AOFAS committees, Daniels is a founding member of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research (OFAR) Network. He has received the distinguished AOFAS Roger A. Mann Award for Best Clinical Paper twice, in 2007 and 2012.
About the AOFAS
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society promotes quality, ethical and cost-effective patient care through education, research and training of orthopaedic surgeons and other health care providers. The Society creates public awareness for the prevention and treatment of foot and ankle disorders, provides leadership, and serves as a resource for government and industry as well as the national and international health care communities.​
About Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons are medical doctors (MD and DO) who specialize in the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle. Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery to treat patients of all ages. Relying on four years of medical school training, five years of post-graduate training and often a fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle care, orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons perform reconstructive procedures, treat sports injuries, and manage and treat trauma of the foot and ankle.
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