Meet Our Board
SEFC Board President - 2021-2023
Robert Hymes, MD
Inova Fairfax, UVA
Dr. Robert A. Hymes is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience, specializing in the management of fractures, nounions/malunions, pelvis and acetabular fractures/injuries and bone infections.
SEFC Incoming Board President - 2023 - 2025
David Weiss, MD
Dr. David Weiss is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Weiss directs the Orthopaedic Trauma Division at UVA. Dr. David Weiss is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. His research interests include fractures of the proximal and distal tibia.
Lisa Cannada, MD
Dr. Lisa Cannada is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, mentor, and advocate for women pursuing careers in orthopedics or trauma surgery. She is also the co-founder of Speak Up Ortho, an initiative to increase awareness of bias, inequities, and harassment within orthopaedic surgery.
Joseph Hsu, MD
Joseph R. Hsu, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in limb lengthening, deformity correction, osseointegration, and trauma. He is the Vice Chair of Quality of Atrium Health's Musculoskeletal Institute, Professor of orthopaedic trauma and Director of the limb lengthening and deformity program.
Scott Broderick, MD
Dr. Scott Broderick is an orthopaedic traumatologist who specializes in the care of patients with severe musculoskeletal injuries and fractures, as well as fractures with complications such as malunions and nonunions. He is an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and adjunct assistant professor at Clemson University.
Larry Webb, MD
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Dr. Larry Webb is a co-founder of the Southeastern Fracture Consortium Foundation. He is an orthopedist in Winston Salem, North Carolina and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
William Obremskey, MD
Dr. William Obremskey is an orthopedic surgeon and professor with Vanderbilt Health. Dr. Obremskey's research interests are in high-quality, well-designed, clinical outcome projects. Vanderbilt has become the lead center and is participating in several international and national multi-center research endeavors.
Shepard Hurwitz, MD
Dr. Hurwitz has been on numerous AAOS and AOA committees as well as committees for the ORS, OTA and AOFAS. He was a past president of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, SEFC, and the Executive Director of the ABOS (2007-2016).
Board Member; Planning Committee Co-Chair
Jennifer Bruggers, MD
Dr. Bruggers is an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with medical facilities Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. She has been co-chair of the annual conference planning committee for the 2022 and 2023 conferences.
James Kellam, MD
Dr. Kellam is an orthopedic surgeon and professor at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. He specializes in Orthopedic Trauma with an emphasis on the management of acute traumatic injuries and fractures and dislocations of the pelvis and lower extremity.