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Matthew Dobbs, MD, Receives 2016 Nicholas Andry Award from The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons has recognized pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Matthew Dobbs, MD, as the 2016 recipient of the Nicholas Andry Award for his manuscript Advancing Personalized Medicine for Clubfoot Through Translational Research.
Dr. Dobbs is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in pediatric foot deformities, including clubfoot and vertical talus. He also has clinical expertise in congenital and developmental foot anomalies, skeletal dysplasias, torticollis, neurofibromatosis, cerebral palsy spasticity, and knee and hip disorders. He has research interests in the genetic aspects of orthopaedic conditions, and his research has led to finding key developmental gene abnormalities in idiopathic clubfoot and scoliosis. View Dr. Dobbs' bio here.
About the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
The mission of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons is to advance the science and practice of orthopaedic surgery by creating, evaluating, and disseminating new knowledge and by facilitating interaction among all orthopaedic specialties.
About the Nicholas Andry Award
The Nicholas Andry Award is given to experienced orthopaedic investigators, including surgeons doing clinically relevant basic or patient-oriented research, and have submitted musculoskeletal research that has significantly contributed to orthopaedic knowledge, and has been conducted and published over an extended period of time.