Dr. Dane Wukich
USA

Dane K. Wukich MD is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. Subspecialty training in foot and ankle surgery was completed at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio (USA). He is the medical director for UPMC's Center for Healing and Amputation Prevention, and chief of the division of orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery for the department of orthopaedic surgery. Over the past 11 years he has trained over 100 residents and 12 fellows in foot and ankle surgery, and his clinical practice deals with reconstructive surgery and complex diabetic foot pathology including wound care, trauma and Charcot reconstruction. He commonly speaks nationally and internationally. He has given over 200 presentations and published over 100 articles, book chapters and invited reviews. He served as the ADA Foot Council Chair from 2011-2013 and is currently the membership chairman for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has been the recipient of the Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching by UPMC residents in orthopaedic surgery. Beginning in June 2016, Dr. Wukich will hold the distinguished title and position of, The Dr. Charles F. Gregory Professor and Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.