Frederick M. Azar, MD, Chief of Staff of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics and Professor at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, has been re-elected to a one-year term as Treasurer of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).
The ABOS Board of Directors consists of 21 members, which includes 12 Active Directors, six Senior Directors, two Directors-Elect, and one Public Member Director. ABOS Board Members serve one 10-year term while the Public Member Director serves a three-year renewable term. Nominations to the ABOS Board of Directors come from the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Azar was elected to the ABOS Board of Directors in 2016 and serves as Chair of the ABOS Oral Examinations Committee. He specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine and serves as the team physician for the Memphis Grizzlies and local Memphis colleges and high schools. Dr. Azar previously served as the President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama.