Orthopaedist Takes to the Streets as SWAT Medic

Volunteers with local emergency response team

Maureen Leahy

Alfonso Mejia, MD, MPH, is a busy man. The hand specialist is a clinical associate professor in the department of orthopaedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), program director and vice head of the UIC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, and an active member of the AAOS Diversity Advisory Board. He is also a volunteer SWAT medic.

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