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MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA, Joins Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation Board of Directors

by AOFAS | Jan 21, 2021

Pittsburgh Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Philanthropic Arm of AOFAS®

Rosemont, Ill. (January 21, 2021) - Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA, has been installed as a member-at-large for the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation Board of Directors. The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)® that advances the Society’s mission by funding and promoting education, research, and humanitarian endeavors.

“With the evolving dynamics of healthcare, it is an honor to contribute to the mission of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation Board of Directors,” said Dr. Hogan. “I am looking forward to being a part of the Board’s efforts and progress in the days ahead.”

Dr. Hogan earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and his Master of Business Administration degree from University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz School of Business. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Virginia Medical School in Charlottesville, and a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Dr. Hogan began his involvement with the AOFAS in 2010 as a participant in the AOFAS Resident Scholarship Program. In 2017, he received funding through the AOFAS Research Grants Program for his project entitled, “The Role of the Syndesmosis in Ankle Joint and Tibiofibular Kinematics.” He is a two-time recipient of the prestigious AOFAS J. Leonard Goldner Award for best basic science research, earning the honor in 2013 and 2020.

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 Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation

The Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), is a 501(c)(3) organization that advances the AOFAS mission to improve lives through exceptional orthopaedic foot and ankle care. Through its funding of humanitarian endeavors, educational outreach programs, and innovative research, the Foundation enhances foot and ankle care for patients around the world. For more information, visit the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation online at


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