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Daniel Guss, MD, MBA, Joins AOFAS® Board of Directors

by AOFAS | Sep 22, 2022

Boston Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society

Rosemont, Ill. (September 22, 2022) – Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon Daniel Guss, MD, MBA, 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.

“It is an honor to represent our membership on the AOFAS Board as a member-at-large,” said Dr. Guss. “AOFAS is a bridge builder. It allows us to form relationships that span geographic and generational boundaries, enhancing the lives of both AOFAS members and the patients we treat. I look forward to giving back to our professional home.”    

Dr. Guss earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and went on to Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program in Boston to complete his orthopaedic residency training. His foot and ankle fellowship was through Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, where he now serves as director of the foot and ankle fellowship program. He is also an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School.

In addition to his Board of Directors position, Dr. Guss is the current co-chair of the AOFAS Program Committee, the chair of the Committee on Health Outcomes Registries & Data (CHORD), and a member of the Education Committee and the Health Policy Committee. Dr. Guss is also a reviewer for Foot & Ankle International (FAI), 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


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