Orthopedic and Spine Industry Leader to Know: Dr. Daniel J. Berry of the Mayo Clinic

Written by Laura Dyrda | September 24, 2010 | Print  |
First vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Daniel J. Berry, MD, a physician with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is a leader in the field of orthopedic surgery and research, focusing on solutions for hip and knee replacement.

"Being an orthopedic surgeon gives me the opportunity to have a dramatic positive effect on patients' lives," said Dr. Berry in an AAOS news release. "I also look forward to dedicating myself to the opportunities and challenges the orthopedic landscape faces."

During his time with AAOS, Dr. Berry continues to focus on enhancing orthopedic patient care, maintaining and expanding relationships with other orthopedic organizations and advancing the quality of care and education for orthopedic surgeons.

He has earned awards for his clinical research from the Hip Society, the Knee Society, AAHKS and the Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation. His primary area of research is biomechanics and motion analysis. Most recently, his articles have focused on hip and knee arthroplasty, including failed metal-on-metal hip arthroplasties.

In addition to his leadership role in AAOS, Dr. Berry has served as the chair of the Maurice Muller Foundation of North America, president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and president of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association.  

Dr. Berry earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he also completed his residency through the combined residency program. He also completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at the Mayo Clinic.

Read more about orthopedic and spine industry leaders:

- Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leader to Know: Dr. Lawrence D. Lemak of Lemak Sports Medicine

- Orthopedic and Spine Industry Leader to Know: Dr. David Altchek of the Hospital for Special Surgery



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