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March 13, 2014

David D. Teuscher, MD, Assumes the Position of First Vice President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

NEW ORLEANS ?Today, Texas physician David D. Teuscher, MD, assumes the position of first vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting. The election begins the second of a four-year term of volunteer service that culminates with Dr. Teuscher’s presidency of the organization in 2015-2016.
Dr. Teuscher is a partner and past president of the Beaumont Bone & Joint Institute. He also serves as a team physician for the Lamar University’s NCAA athletic teams. After earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Teuscher completed an internship and residency at the Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Teuscher served in U.S. Army operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and completed 13 years of military service as the chief of surgery at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. He has been in the private practice of orthopaedic surgery with a specialty interest in sports medicine since 1993.
Dr. Teuscher has long been an active member of AAOS, as well as numerous other orthopaedic, medical and government volunteer leadership activities. Most recently, he has served on the AAOS Board of Directors and the Board of Councilors, as chair from 2011 to 2012. A 2004 AAOS Leadership Fellow, he has led and served on numerous Academy project teams, committees and councils.

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