SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia orthopaedic surgeon Daniel K. Guy, MD, became chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' (AAOS) Board of Councilors (BOC) today at the organization's 2017 Annual Meeting.
The BOC consists of more than 100 members elected by state and regional orthopaedic societies including Puerto Rico, the U.S. military, Canada, and four regional societies. The Board serves as an advisory body to the AAOS Board of Directors and committees. The BOC also manages the Academy's relations with state and regional orthopaedic societies and conducts a wide range of programs to strengthen and support the societies.
Dr. Guy specializes in shoulder and hip surgery and sports medicine at Emory Southern Orthopaedics in LaGrange, Ga., and is on staff at WellStar/West Georgia Health System.
He received his Bachelor in Science from Murray State University in Murray, Ky. and earned both a Master of Science and Medical Degree from University of Louisville. Dr. Guy completed his Orthopaedic residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After residency, he was selected to and completed an A-O Fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.
Dr. Guy is a Fellow of the AAOS and currently serves on the Academy's Board of Directors. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthpaedic Surgery and is a member of the Alpha Omicron Alpha Medical Honor Society. He is Past President and Board member of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society.
Dr. Guy enjoys traveling, sports, reading and outdoor activities. He and his wife Jill have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. He is an elder at First Presbyterian Church in La Grange, Ga.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
With more than 39,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions and advances the highest quality musculoskeletal care for patients, and is the authoritative source of information on bone and joint conditions, treatments and related issues.
Visit AAOS at:
Newsroom.aaos.org for bone and joint health news, stats, facts, images and interview requests.
ANationinMotion.org for inspirational patient stories, and orthopaedic surgeon tips on maintaining bone and joint health, avoiding injuries, treating musculoskeletal conditions and navigating recovery.
Orthoinfo.org for patient information on hundreds of orthopaedic diseases and conditions.
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