Aronow installed as medical society's president

ROSEMONT - Dr. Michael S. Aronow, an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, was named the president of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society.

Rosemont-based AOFAS is the leading organization for the surgical and nonoperative treatment of the foot, ankle and lower extremity. In addition to leading the society as president, Aronow will serve on the board of directors of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AOFAS.

Currently, Aronow is a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon at the Orthopedic Associates of Hartford in Connecticut, a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and a previous past president of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Society.

As president of the 2,500-member society, Aronow's main goal is to continue to move the AOFAS toward achieving its vision to lead the global community in foot and ankle education, research, innovation and advocacy.

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