Dr. Lund is making her mark in the world of orthopedic surgery

(Dorchester Reporter) — University Orthopedics’ Dr. Vanessa Lund has already made her mark at the hospitals where she has worked in Massachusetts, work that earned her an invitation into the American Society for Surgery of the Hands “Young Leaders Program.” The Society is focused on developing educational materials for its membership, including doctors who perform surgeries spanning from the hand to the shoulder. 

Only 15 surgeons, 3 of whom are women, were invited into the program this year. While it’s common for applicants to be selected after their second or third time applying for the program, Lund earned acceptance on her first try. 

“It’s pretty unusual for somebody so young to be chosen,” said Mark Anderson, CEO of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

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