April 12, 2011 > Special Life Events: Fremont Physician installed as president of surgical society
Special Life Events: Fremont Physician installed as president of surgical society
Submitted By Johnny Ng
Glenn M. Weinraub, DPM, FACFAS, who practices in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Kaiser Permanente Fremont Medical Center, was installed as the 60th president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), a national association of over 6,300 foot and ankle surgeons.
He was installed as president at the ACFAS' 69th Annual Scientific Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference is the largest educational meeting for foot and ankle surgeons in the U.S., draws attendees from around the world to discuss the most current techniques and technology for treatment of deformities, diseases and injuries of the foot and ankle.
"It is a great honor to be nominated to serve as president of the board of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons," said Dr. Weinraub. "I look forward to a productive year of professional and healthcare advancements to not only benefit the College and its members but also the patients we serve."
Dr. Weinraub is a noted author and lecturer and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University in Arizona. He earned his podiatric medical degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, followed by surgical residencies at the Medical College of Virginia/ INOVA Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital. He is certified in foot surgery and reconstructive rear foot/ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.