Dr. Dane Wukich

Following a rigorous nationwide search, UT Southwestern has selected Dr. Dane Wukich, a nationally renowned foot and ankle specialist, educator, lecturer, and researcher, to become the third Chairman of UT Southwestern’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Wukich, who served as a Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield, is recognized internationally for his work in limb salvage, management of diabetes-related complications, and education. He will hold the Dr. Charles F. Gregory Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery.

“I am deeply honored and privileged to be selected as Chairman at such a prestigious institution as UT Southwestern. In my opinion, this is the best job in academic orthopaedic surgery,” said Dr. Wukich, who is scheduled to arrive in June 2016.

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