Charles L. Saltzman, MD Secretary
...Charles L. Saltzman, MD Secretary Charles L. Saltzman is Secretary of the AOFAS.Dr. Saltzman earned his Bachelors degree from Brown University in Rhode Island where he then earned a post-baccalaureate in Premedical Studies.He attended the University of North Carolina School of Medicine where he received his MD.
internship and then residency were spent at the University of Michigan
, first in general surgery and then orthopaedic surgery.He spent a year at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale completing his fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery.Dr. Saltzman
is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.After 14 years at the University of Iowa where he was Professor in three departments (Orthopaedic Surgery, Bioengineering, and Physical Rehabilitation), Dr. Saltzman is now Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Saltzman
has served in many professional associations including the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
and the Association of Bone
and Joint Surgeons.He has been a principal investigator on several major OREF and NIH grants. Dr. Saltzman is a senior editor of Foot and Ankle International and serves as a reviewer on several other journals, including: Journal of Biomechanics, Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic, Spine, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research and Journal of Orthopaedic Research. Dr. Saltzman
has been honored with the Best Doctors Award, Best Doctors, Inc.
and America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd
, both from 2001-2005.