2017-2018 MAOA Board of Directors 


C. Lowry Barnes, M.D.
Little Rock, AR

First Vice-President
Robert F. McLain, M.D.
Solon, OH

Second Vice-President
Matthew A. Mormino, M.D.
Omaha, NE


Immediate Past President
Marc F. Swiontkowski, M.D.
Minneapolis, MN

Norman S. Turner, M.D.
Rochester, MN


Erik T. Otterberg, M.D.
Omaha, NE

Robert L. Kurland, M.D.
Rochester, MN

Managing Director
Miguel E. Cabanela, M.D.
Rochester, MN

2018 Program Committee Chair
Ryan M. Nunley, M.D.
St. Louis, MO

Membership Committee Chair

Vani J. Sabesan, M.D.
Parkland, FL

Education Committee Chair
Lisa K. Cannada, M.D.
St. Louis, MO

Exhibits Committee Chair
Craig R. Mahoney, M.D.
Des Moines, IA

Member at-large (one year)
Craig J. Della Valle, M.D.
Chicago, IL


Member at-large (two years)
Thomas W. Throckmorton, M.D.
Germantown, TN



Member at-large (three years)
Rafael J. Sierra, M.D.
Rochester, MN


William A. Brown, J.D.
Rochester, MN

Development Consultant
(ex officio position)
Craig S. Roberts, M.D., M.B.A.
Louisville, KY

2019 Program Committee Chair

(ex officio position)
Carlos A. Higuera, M.D.
Cleveland, OH

MAOA Representative on AAOS Board of Councilors
(ex officio position)
Craig R. Mahoney, M.D.
Des Moines, IA

MAOA Representative on AAOS CME Courses Committee
(ex officio position)
Isador Lieberman, M.D., M.B.A., FRCSC
Plano, TX
To communicate with any of the above, please contact the central office (507-281-3431 or midamerica@maoa.org).