Hand surgeon Dr. Joseph Kutz to retire at 87 — 5 takeaways

Mary Rechtoris -   Print  |

Hand surgeon Joseph Kutz, MD, is retiring, according to news and tribune.

Here are five takeaways:

 

1. Dr. Kutz co-founded Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center in Louisville, Ky.

 

2. He has worked to advance the hand, microsurgery and reconstructive surgery fields.

 

3. More than 1,400 physicians from 60 countries spanning the globe have served as Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center fellows.

 

4. He was both a leader and an active member of the Louisville Vascularized Composite Allograft program, which is a hand transplant program.

 

5. Previously, Dr. Kutz was the director of the Louisville-based Christine M. Kleinert's hand surgery fellowship.

 

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