COLUMBIA, Mo. — Kevin Marberry, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon at University of Missouri Health Care, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons during ceremonies at the academy’s 2010 annual meeting in New Orleans in March.
Marberry was one of 667 new members inducted. The academy has 35,664 members worldwide.
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
The academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists. Its fellows have completed medical school, plus at least five years of specialty study in orthopaedics in an accredited residency program, passed a comprehensive oral and written exam and are certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.