Daniel K. Guy, MD, FAAOS, named first vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
ROSEMONT, Ill. (March 30, 2020)—Georgia orthopaedic surgeon Daniel K. Guy, MD, FAAOS, was named first vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Board of Directors today. His new role is the second in a four-year term of volunteer service that includes his serving as president of the Academy in 2021-22.
“I am honored and privileged to be the first vice president of an organization that is dedicated to advancing the musculoskeletal health of our nation,” said Dr. Guy. “Along with our new president, Dr. Joseph Bosco, I look forward to supporting the Academy as it forges ahead with its five-year strategic plan. We understand that our membership is as diverse as the patients we serve and together we can create a bright future for orthopaedic surgeons through advocacy, new innovations and education.”
Dr. Guy specializes in hip and shoulder surgery, and sports medicine. He is in private practice at Emory Southern Orthopaedics in LaGrange, Georgia and is on staff at WellStar/West Georgia Health System.
He received his Bachelor of Science from Murray State University in Murray, Ky., and earned both a Master of Science and a Medical Degree from the University of Louisville. Dr. Guy completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After residency, he completed an A-O fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.
Dr. Guy previously served as secretary, chair-elect, and chair of the Board of Councilors of the AAOS, where he served on the Academy Board of Directors. Additionally, he served on many Academy committees, project teams and work groups. Dr. Guy is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic 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 actively participates in his community as team physician to three local high schools and two colleges, and as an elder at First Presbyterian Church in La Grange, Georgia. Dr. Guy and his wife Jill have two children and three grandchildren.
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About the AAOS
With more than 39,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS is the trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal health. It provides the highest quality, most comprehensive education to help orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals at every career level best treat patients in their daily practices. The AAOS is the source for information on bone and joint conditions, treatments and related musculoskeletal health care issues and it leads the health care discussion on advancing quality.
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