Your membership in the AOFAS demonstrates your commitment to professional excellence and high-quality patient care. Join a growing community of more than 2,300 foot and ankle orthopaedic specialists and receive exclusive benefits to enhance your career and development.

Questions? Contact Membership Manager Krista Stewart at or 800-235-4855 or +1-847-698-4654 (outside US).​​​​​​
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Who are AOFAS Members?

AOFAS members are orthopaedic surgeons (MD) and doctors of osteopathy (DO) who are dedicated to providing the highest-quality foot and ankle care. Members of the Society have completed medical school and orthopaedic residency, and continue to update their education in foot and ankle surgery. US and Canadian members hold membership in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, or the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, and are certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. International members have been certified in their own country.

Benefits of AOFAS Membership

Stay Ahead of the Curve
  • Print subscription to the #1 foot and ankle journal, Foot & Ankle International® (FAI) as well as online access to journal articles, podcasts, surgical technique videos, and more 
  • Dedicated foot and ankle educational programs and resources
  • Mailed InStride newsletter with updates on the Society and specialty
Sharpen Your Skills
  • Reduced registration fees for AOFAS courses, meetings, and products, and complimentary registration for live webinars
  • Complimentary access to past meeting recordings, webinars, and clinical content through the online Physician Resource Center (PRC)
Connect with Your Colleagues
  • Opportunities to serve on AOFAS committees and the Board of Directors
  • Networking opportunities with national and international colleagues​
  • Access to health policy and public education programs working to serve and promote orthopaedists
Build Your Reputation
  • Reduced publication fees for articles accepted to Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics®​, the Society's open access journal
  • Access to Society grants, awards, and special programs
  • Reduced member pricing to post a job opening at the online Career Center​​
  • Listings in online directories for the public — "Find a Member" at and "Find a Surgeon" directory at FootCareMD — that link to your own website