In 2013, Dr. George B. Holmes, Jr. was appointed Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He has been the Director of the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Section at Rush since 1992 and is also the Foot & Ankle Fellowship Director at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. Dr. Holmes has also been on the Editorial Board of Foot & Ankle International since 1989 and has spoken before numerous local, national and international audiences.
Originally from Washington, D.C., where he graduated from St. John's College High School, Dr. Holmes received his bachelor's degree from Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut. He also lettered in varsity football during his tenure at Yale. He went on to complete his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. Following his orthopedic residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Boston's Children's Hospital Medical Center and a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery in Oakland, California, under the direction of Roger Mann, M.D.
Prior to joining the orthopedic service at Rush in 1992, Dr. Holmes served as the Director of Foot and Ankle at the University of California at Davis and Chief of Orthopaedics at Jefferson Park Hospital in Philadelphia. He has been a medical consultant to the N.B.A. Sacramento Kings, the Joffrey Ballet, the Alvin Ailey Dancers, Philadanco, the Boston Ballet, the Boston Marathon and Mrs. T's Triathlon.
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Clinical Support Staff
Carla Candos (AA)
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Education / Certifications
Yale University School of Medicine
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY - General Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA - Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA-Sports Medicine Merritt Hospital, Oakland, CA - Foot and Ankle Surgery
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