Georgia orthopaedic trauma surgeonÂ Douglas W. Lundy, MD, MBA, was named chair of theÂ American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsÂ (AAOS) Council on Advocacy at the organization’s 2017 Annual Meeting.Â
Dr. Lundy is co-president of Resurgens Orthopaedics inÂ Marietta, Ga., specializing in the care of patients with multiple injuries and complex fractures. He practices at WellStar Kennestone Hospital where he is co-chair of the WellStar Musculoskeletal Service Line and past-chief of surgery.Â
Dr. Lundy graduated fromÂ North Georgia CollegeÂ inÂ Dahlonega, Ga., and theÂ Medical College of GeorgiaÂ â€“Â AugustaÂ University inÂ Augusta, Ga.Â He completed his post-graduate training at Georgia Baptist Hospital inÂ AtlantaÂ andÂ Vanderbilt UniversityÂ Medical Center inÂ Nashville. In 2014, Dr. Lundy received his MBA fromÂ Auburn UniversityÂ inÂ Auburn, Ala.
Dr. Lundy is a member of AAOS, he served as treasurer of the Association’s Orthopaedic PAC, a member of the Council on Advocacy, Communications Cabinet and as past-chair of the Medical Liability Committee.Â
Since 2012, Dr. Lundy has served as a director of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the treasurer and chair of the Oral Examination Committee. He is the chief financial officer-elect for the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA). He previously served on the OTA’s Board of Directors as a member-at-large leading the effort of the OTA to produce performance measures with the AAOS, and also as chair of the OTA Health Policy Committee, and on its Board of Specialty Societies.Â
Dr. Lundy also is involved in foreign medical missions inÂ Eastern Europe,Â Haiti,Â AsiaÂ and especially sub-Saharan Africa through the Christian Medical and Dental Association and the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons. He and his wife Peggy, and their two sons reside inÂ Mableton, Ga.