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March 21, 2013

Wilford K. Gibson, MD, Named Academy Board of Councilors Chair

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March 21, 2013

CHICAGO — Orthopaedic surgeon Wilford K. Gibson, MD, of Virginia Beach, Va., was named chair of the Board of Councilors(BOC) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS) at the AAOS Annual Meeting in Chicago. The BOC represents orthopaedic surgeons in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the US military, Puerto Rico, Canada, and four regional orthopaedic societies. Dr. Gibson is a partner in Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists in Virginia Beach, Va.  He is the director of the Bon Secour DePaul Total Joint and Spine Center in Norfolk, Va. and a founding member of the Bon Secour Ambulatory Surgery Center, in Virginia Beach.  Dr. Gibson is an associate professor in the Eastern Virginia Medical School Division of Orthopaedics and a clinical assistant professor of surgery at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, in Bethesda, Md.  Dr. Gibson completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Richmond with honors and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, where he received a U.S. Navy scholarship. Dr. Gibson completed an internship and orthopaedic residency and at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va.  He received additional training in orthopaedic trauma at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla. and pelvis and acetabulum reconstruction as an AO Fellow at Los Angeles County and Good Samaritan Hospitals in Los Angeles, Calif.  Prior to his appointment as BOC chair, Dr. Gibson served two terms on the AAOS Board of Councilors.
 

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