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Total Ankle Replacement in the face of Deformity

James K. DeOrio, M.D.

November 08, 2023, at 6:30 am

Hybrid Conference

James K. DeOrio, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University

Speaker Biography

Dr. James K. DeOrio is a Professor of Orthopedics at Duke University. He was Chairman of the Orthopedic Department at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida for over 15 years. He is a 1977 graduate of the George Washington University Medical School, trained at the Mayo Clinic and performed an AO fellowship in Chur, Switzerland. Dr. DeOrio is a frequent contributor to orthopedic research with over 150 original articles and book chapters and is Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the Mayo Clinic (Emeritus). From the AOFAS he is the recipient of the J. Leonard Goldner Basic Science Award and is a two time winner of the Roger Mann Award for Clinical Science.  He has done the full gamut of foot and ankle surgery from bunions and hammertoes to ankle replacements. He is the lead surgeon in the development of the Vantage ankle replacement and has now done 350.  It is thought that no one has done more bilateral Lapiplasties than Dr. DeOrio (bunion correction).  In recognition of his achievements he has been recognized as being in the Top 1% in the nation in the foot and ankle specialty and Top 20 Surgeons in North Carolina, Feb 2012 and elected by his peers in US News as one of the The 23 Top Foot & Ankle Surgeons in the U.S., 2012. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1970 and proud former member of the Falcon football team, Dr. DeOrio is also a retired Colonel in the US Air Force.

Zoom Details

Meeting ID: 924 0268 4248
Passcode: 121212

In-Person Location

Bioinformatics 1131

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The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
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Disclosure statement
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

The speaker receives consulting and speaking fees from Exatech and Treace Medical. These financial relationships have been mitigated through slide review by UNC CPD

Credit Limitation
Credit is only available to employees of UNC or its affiliates. To claim credit please contact the Grand Rounds Coordinator.

Grand Rounds Coordinator
Chi-Chi Harris