American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

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The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) promotes quality, ethical and cost-effective patient care through education, research and training of orthopaedic surgeons and other health care providers. It creates public awareness for the prevention and treatment of foot and ankle disorders, provides leadership in the treatment and understanding of these conditions.  The AOFAS serves as a resource for government, industry and the national and international health care community. The  2,000+ AOFAS members are orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons (MD and DO) who specialize in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle.  AOFAS is proud to partner with the Choosing Wisely® campaign, as it complements the AOFAS public education, evidence- based medicine and patient outcomes initiatives to improve the quality of patient care.