Georgia Orthopaedic Surgeon Named Chair of the AAOS Board of Councilors

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Georgia orthopaedic surgeon Daniel K. Guy, MD, became chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Board of Councilors at the organization's 2017 Annual Meeting.

The BOC consists of more than 100 members elected by state and regional orthopaedic societies including Puerto Rico, the U.S. military, Canada, and four regional societies. The Board serves as an advisory body to the AAOS Board of Directors and committees. The BOC also manages the Academy's relations with state and regional orthopaedic societies and conducts a wide range of programs to strengthen and support the societies.

Dr. Guy specializes in shoulder and hip surgery and sports medicine at Emory Southern Orthopaedics in LaGrange, Ga., and is on staff at WellStar/West Georgia Health System.

He received his Bachelor in Science from Murray State University in Murray, Ky. and earned both a Master of Science and Medical Degree from University of Louisville. Dr. Guy completed his Orthopaedic residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.   After residency, he was selected to and completed an A-O Fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.  

Dr. Guy is a Fellow of the AAOS and currently serves on the Academy's Board of Directors. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthpaedic Surgery and is a member of the Alpha Omicron Alpha Medical Honor Society. He is Past President and Board member of the Georgia Orthopaedic Society.

Dr. Guy enjoys traveling, sports, reading and outdoor activities. He and his wife Jill have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.  He is an elder at First Presbyterian Church in La Grange, Ga.