Surgeon Stories


Dr. Daniel White

Evans Army Hosital, Fort Carson, CO US ARMY

Colorado Springs, Colorado

I grew up in a small farming community in rural Colorado. The “home town doc” in my small community was a general surgeon that left the Army after WWII and became the all encompassing small town doc.

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Dr. Yong Min Kim

Chungbuk National University

Cheongju, Korea South

I worked in a national leprosy center of Korea instead of the military responsibilty.

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Dr. Daniel Farber

Penn Orthopaedics

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

I was inspired by my father, an orthopaedic surgeon who practiced for 45 years, who exemplified the principles of dedication to patient care, life-long learning, and clinical excellence. Growing up, I witnessed him help family and friends and watched the restorative powers of orthopedics in action.

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Dr. David Ede

Charleston Area Medical Center

Charleston, West Virginia

I was first introduced to orthopaedic surgery when I broke my left wrist as a result of a dirt bike accident when I was thirteen years old. Actually, I have my brother to thank for turning the wrong way when he was coming in my direction!

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Dr. Stephen Rodrigue

Falmouth Orthopaedic Center

Falmouth, Maine

I became an orthopaedic surgeon after my grandmother broke her hip.

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Dr. Chad Krueger

San Antonio Military Medical Center

San Antonio, Texas

I had a couple of experiences as a patient for orthopaedic surgeons when I was younger and I was amazed at what they could do.

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