MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage

Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is honored to present Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH with the 2018 MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage. Dr. Lavery is an internationally recognized expert in diabetic foot care and has authored much of the key evidence-based research that guides treatment globally. Dr. Lavery has written and spoken frequently on such topics as diabetic foot ulcers, soft tissue and bone infections, Charcot arthropathy, and prevention strategies. By combining groundbreaking research with scientific treatment options, he has led the way in our ability to offer novel, evidenced-based treatments. Dr. Lavery’s work has been acknowledged by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Veterans Administration (VA), American Diabetes Association, Agency for Health Quality Research, Qatar National Research Foundation, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and American Podiatric Medical Association.

Previous honorees for the Distinguished Achievement Award include:

Karel Bakker, MD, PhD
2014: William J. Jeffcoate, MB, MRCP
2013: George Andros, MD
2012: Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc
2011: William J. Ennis, DO, MBA
2010: Gary W. Gibbons, MD
2009: Peter Sheehan, MD,
2008: Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM
2007: David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD