(Atlanta, GA)- On June 28th, International Foot & Ankle Foundation for Education & Research, USA, presented the 2014-15 IFAF Awards to three outstanding physicians at the 44th Annual NW Residency Consortium Graduation Ceremony. The award winners were voted on by the Swedish and St. Francis Foot & Ankle Surgical Residents, the teaching faculty of both programs, the members of the IFAF Board of Medical Advisors and the IFAF Board of Directors. The Dr. G. Dock Dockery Special Achievement Award was presented to Dr. John Ruch, a well-recognized podiatric leader from Village Podiatry Centers. Dr. Ruch was hand selected by the IFAF Board of Directors.Dr. Ruch is an accomplished surgeon widely recognized for his advanced skills. He pioneered the application of AO Screw Fixation in the foot in 1976, techniques that are taught to virtually all podiatric surgical residents across the country. Dr. Ruch receives patient referrals from foot and ankle surgeons throughout the United States and many foreign countries.
To learn more about Dr. Ruch and other members of the Village Podiatry Centers team, please visit the bio section under Podiatrists on our website, www.vpcenters.com.
If you would like to read more about the IFAF organization and fellow award winners, please visit www.internationalfootankle.org.