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J.A. “Tony” Herring, M.D.

Chief of Staff Emeritus



Biographical Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Appointments:
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor

Hospital Affiliations:
• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
• Children’s Health
• Parkland Health & Hospital System
• UT Southwestern University Hospital – St. Paul

Education & Training:
• The University of Texas Phi Beta Kappa
• Baylor University College of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha

• Peter Bent Brigham Hospital – Boston Straight Medicine

• Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program – Orthopaedic Surgery

• Harvard University Surgical Research
• Berg Sloat Traveling Fellowship, 1975

Honors & Awards:
• Arthur H. Huene Memorial Award Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
• “Best Doctors in America” American Health, March 1996
• Russell S. Hibbs Award for clinical research Scoliosis Research Society
• Anson Jones Award for outstanding societal contributions Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation, Inc.
• Benjamin Rush Award American Medical Association
• Award for Distinguished Achievement Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
• Stuart L. Weinstein Clinical Scientific Paper Award, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, 2010
• AAOS Achievement Award, 2012
• Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• Lifetime Achievement Award - German Speaking Society of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Board Certification:
• American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1974

Professional Organizations: • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Pediatric Committee, chairman, 1988-1992 Publications Committee, 1998-2000 • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Board of Directors, 1988-1997 2nd vice president, 1991-1992 1st vice president, 1992-1993 president, 1993-1994 Long Range Planning Committee Fellowship Training/Qualifications for Practice Ad Hoc Committee, 2010-Present • Scoliosis Research Society Instrumentation Committee chairman, 1980-1981 board of directors, 1992-1994 Research Coordinating Committee, 1998-2001, chairman, 2001 Research Task Force Committee, chairman, 2002 Etiology Committee, 2002- Present Subspecialty Certification Task Force, 2002 • Dallas County Medical Society • Texas Medical Association • American Orthopaedic Association • Pediatric Orthopaedic Study Group • Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, editor • Spine, editorial board • Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, editorial board • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, reviewer

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