Dr. Robert Hunter, director of the HRRMC Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center,
recently presided over the annual meeting of the Arthroscopy Association
of North America (AANA) in Chicago. Dr. Hunter is the AANA president.
In addition to delivering the president's address, Dr. Hunter was joined
at the meeting by his four brothers, who sang to the audience.
The three-day annual meeting featured 86 scientific podium presentations,
four moderated live surgeries, clinical-case panels, instructional lectures
and almost 50 exhibitors. According to Dr. Hunter, this year's meeting
attracted the highest registration in its 36-year history and the largest
number of international surgeons, including a delegation of Italian orthopedists.
The AANA is an international professional society of more than 4,000 orthopedic
surgeons and other medical professionals who are committed to advancing
the field of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery to improve patient outcomes.
Dr. Hunter has held several leadership positions in the AANA, including
as president from 2017-18. He is the first orthopedic surgeon from the
Mountain States to serve as president.
Dr. Hunter specializes in the management of athletic injuries and the treatment
of knee and shoulder injuries. His office can be reached at 719-530-2000.