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Jeannie Huh, MD, Joins AOFAS® Board of Directors

by AOFAS | Oct 04, 2023

San Antonio Orthopaedic Surgeon to Serve Leading Foot and Ankle Society

Jeannie Huh, MD

Rosemont, Ill. (October 4, 2023) – Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon Jeannie Huh, 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’m truly humbled for the opportunity,” Dr. Huh said. “The AOFAS exists for and due to its hardworking, compassionate, and innovative members, who span various geographic regions, practice settings, and career levels. Our Society brings incredible value to the orthopaedic foot and ankle community through its advocacy work and the numerous opportunities it provides in the form of continuous education, research collaboration, practice management tools, professional development, leadership experience, mentorship, networking, and even friendships.”

Dr. Huh has served as an active-duty orthopaedic surgeon in the US Army since 2007 and is currently the chief of Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Service at Brooke Army Medical Center. After earning her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, she completed her orthopaedic residency at San Antonio Military Medical Center and her foot and ankle fellowship at Duke University Health System.

Prior to joining the AOFAS Board of Directors, Dr. Huh served as a member of the AOFAS Young Physicians Committee, an abstract reviewer, and faculty at several AOFAS courses and meetings. Dr. Huh is currently the chair of the Evidence Based Medicine Committee and a member of the Membership Committee.

“I’m grateful and look forward to working with our Society’s dedicated and selfless leadership towards enhancing the clinical practices and lives of both our AOFAS members and the patients we treat,” Dr. Huh said.

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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

Elizabeth Edwards