Annual Meeting

Kenneth A. Johnson International Speaker


Established in honor of AOFAS Past President Kenneth A. Johnson, MD, the Kenneth A. Johnson International Speaker Award recognizes individuals from outside the US and Canada who are making important ongoing contributions to the field of foot and ankle surgery, and  reflect Dr. Johnson’s interest in education, collaborative outreach, and open the exchange of ideas. The speaker is chosen by the AOFAS President and Scientific Program Chair on the basis of creativity of thought, scientific development, and clinical impact on the specialty. 

The Kenneth A. Johnson International Speaker presents during the Kenneth A. Johnson Symposium on Controversies in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the AOFAS Annual Meeting. 

Award Recipients

2020 - Martinus Richter, MD, PhD

2019 - Cristian A. Ortiz, MD

2018 - Baogao Jiang, MD

2017 - Hajo Thermann, MD, PhD

2016 - Kyung-tai Lee, MD, PhD