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J. Turner Vosseller, MD, Joins AOFAS® Board of Directors

by AOFAS | Sep 22, 2022

Jacksonville Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society

Rosemont, Ill. (September 22, 2022) – Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon J. Turner Vosseller, 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.

Dr. Vosseller is currently a foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon at Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute in Florida. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and went on to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Following his residency, he moved to New York City to complete a foot and ankle fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Vosseller is a longtime leader in the AOFAS and Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation. As a member and chair of the Humanitarian Committee from 2012-20, he played an instrumental role in developing opportunities for foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to provide life-changing surgery to patients with lower extremity deformities and disabilities in other countries. He dedicates his time to several other AOFAS committees and is also a reviewer for Foot & Ankle International (FAI), the official journal of AOFAS.

"AOFAS has been integral to my progression as a surgeon and leader, providing countless opportunities for development, education, and service,” said Dr. Vosseller. “It is a great honor to serve on the Board of Directors, and I look forward to help shape the forward direction of the Society.”

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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