Adam Kwapisz, MD, PhD

Why did you join AAOS?

I was invited to join AAOS in 2012.

How do you define success?

Success is when you get up to do what inspires you!

Who is your biggest inspiration and why?

Richard J. Hawkins, a great mentor and teacher that helped me to grow up as a person and as a surgeon.

What do you love most about AAOS?

AAOS opens doors to progress!

What advice would you give to new members of AAOS?

Never be afraid to reach for your dreams!

Tell us a fun fact about yourself that not many people know?

My first AAOS meeting was at the same time as my first visit in the U.S. Chicago 2013!