Alumnus installed as national surgical society president

Sean T. Grambart, D.P.M.'01, FACFASSean Grambart, D.P.M.’01, FACFAS, was installed in February as teh 65th president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), a national association of more than 7,200 foot and ankle surgeons. He began his presidency during the 74th annual scientific conference Austin, TX.

The largest educational meeting for foot and ankle surgeons in the U.S., the conference draws attendees from around the world to discuss the most current techniques and technology for treatment of deformities, diseases and injuries of the foot and ankle. Grambart has chaired the conference in the past.

“At ACFAS, our vision is clear: We are committed to advancing the foot and ankle surgery profession by being the preeminent source of knowledge,” he said at the event. “I am honored to work closely with the college again this year to advance professional and educational opportunities for foot and ankle surgeons. Together, we will continue to improve patient outcomes.”

Grambart practices at the Carle Physician Group and Foundation Hospital, department of surgery, in Champaign, IL. He is board-certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also a clinical instructor in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

An ACFAS diplomate and a fellow since 2006, Grambart received the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS) Leadership Award when he was a DMU student. He was named the CPMS Alumnus of the Year in 2014.

Grambart completed his residency in the Northwest podiatric surgical residency program, Swedish Medical Center, in Seattle, as well as a trauma and reconstruction fellowship in Dresden, Germany. He is a published author and a frequent presenter and instructor at podiatric medical and surgical conferences nationwide.


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