AOFAS names Dr. William McGarvey as president — 4 things to know

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William C. McGarvey, MD, was unveiled as the new president of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Sept. 23 during the organization's annual meeting in Chicago.

Four things to know:

1. Dr. McGarvey is a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon with clinical interests in ankle joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, fracture care, orthopedic trauma and sports medicine.

2. At McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. McGarvey is the residency and foot and ankle fellowship program director and an associate professor in the department of orthopedic surgery.

3. He previously served as chair of the AOFAS Education Committee, program chair of the 2009 AOFAS Annual Meeting Pre-meeting Course, and chair of the 2017 Surgical Complications of the Foot and Ankle Course.

4. Dr. McGarvey graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore and a fellowship in foot and ankle orthopedics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

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