Guy named second vice president of the AAOS

Published 7:36 pm Friday, March 15, 2019

LAS VEGAS — Georgia orthopaedic surgeon Daniel K. Guy, MD, was named second vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) Board of Directors at the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting. His new role is the first in a four-year term of volunteer service that includes his serving as president of the academy in 2021-22.

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

He received his Bachelor of Science from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, and earned both a master of science and a medical degree from University of Louisville. Guy completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. After residency, he completed an A-O fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.

Guy previously served as secretary, chair-elect and chair of the Board of Councilors of the AAOS, where he served on the Academy Board of Directors. Additionally, he served on many Academy committees, project teams and work groups. Guy is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic 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.

Guy enjoys traveling, sports, reading and outdoor activities. He actively participates in his community as team physician to three local high schools and two colleges, and as an elder at First Presbyterian Church in LaGrange, Georgia. Guy and his wife Jill have two children and three grandchildren.