Colorado Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society
Rosemont, Ill. (October 28, 2019) – Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon, Kenneth J. Hunt, MD, has joined the Board of Directors of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS), the leading organization for lower extremity medicine and foot and ankle surgery, as a member-at-large.
"I am honored and excited to serve on the AOFAS Board of Directors," Dr. Hunt said. "I am highly committed to the continued success of our Society and am eager to contribute in this capacity. I look forward to further helping our Society fulfill its vision and mission to improve foot and ankle orthopaedic care and the lives of patients."
Dr. Hunt currently serves as associate professor, chief of foot and ankle surgery, vice chair of quality, patient safety, and outcomes, and director of foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Colorado (CU) School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic residency at University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics. Following residency, he completed a foot and ankle fellowship at OrthoCarolina and Carolinas Medical Center. He served on the orthopaedic surgery faculty at Stanford University before transitioning to CU in 2015.
Prior to serving on the Board of Directors, Dr. Hunt chaired the AOFAS Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network (OFAR) Managerial Board. He also is a reviewer for Foot & Ankle International, the official journal of AOFAS.
About Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeons
Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons are medical doctors (MD and DO) who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries of the foot and ankle. Their education and training consist of four years of medical school, five years of postgraduate residency, and a fellowship year of specialized surgical training. These specialists care for patients of all ages, performing reconstructive surgery for deformities and arthritis, treating sports injuries, and managing foot and ankle trauma.
About the AOFAS
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) mobilizes our dynamic community of foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to improve patient care through education, research, and advocacy. As the premier global organization for foot and ankle care, AOFAS delivers exceptional events and resources for continuous education, funds and promotes innovative research, and broadens patient understanding of foot and ankle conditions and treatments. By emphasizing collaboration and excellence, AOFAS inspires ever-increasing levels of professional performance leading to improved patient outcomes. For more information visit the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society online at aofas.org.
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