In Memoriam: William G. DeLong Jr., MD

AAHKS member William G. DeLong Jr., MD died on March 13, 2020 in Camden, New Jersey at the age of 71. Dr. DeLong was the Network Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Penn. He was also a former team physician for the...

In Memoriam: Frank A. Gottschalk, MD

AAHKS was saddened to learn this week of the passing of one of its founding members, Frank A. Gottschalk, MD on November 29, 2019. Dr. Gottschalk contributed to many papers presented at AAHKS Annual Meetings over the years. He also served on the Editorial Board of the...

In Memoriam: Dean Carl Maar, MD

The orthopaedic community was saddened to learn of the death of Dean Carl Maar, MD during a home invasion in Indianapolis on November 27, 2019. Dr. Maar served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Arthroplasty from 1991-1999 and served as co-author on several...

In Memoriam: John R. Tongue, MD

On August 25, 2019, John R. Tongue, MD died at his home on Oswego Lake in Oregon. Dr. Tongue served as the 80th President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2012, and served as faculty at AAHKS Annual Meetings. He was a clinical associate professor of...

In Memoriam: David S. Hungerford, MD

One of the founding members of AAHKS, David S. Hungerford, MD, passed away on March 2, 2019 at his home near Baltimore. Dr. Hungerford, along with Merrill A. Ritter, MD, represented The Knee Society in the 1990 meetings that led to the founding of AAHKS – known then...

In Memoriam: Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD

The orthopaedic community this week was saddened to learn of the passing of Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD. Dr. Rothman was a founding member of AAHKS and served as President from 1998-1999. He had a resounding impact in the field of hip and knee arthroplasty and a...
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