Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, FACS Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Geisinger Health System Danville, PA
Dr. Michael Suk is the Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA. Previously, Dr. Suk was Associate Professor, Associate Residency Program Director and Division Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of Florida-Shands Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Suk is the author of numerous scientific articles, and has spoken both nationally and internationally on a variety of topics relevant to orthopedics and health. Dr. Suk’s immersion in advocating for healthy activity began in 2003 when he was chosen by President George W. Bush as a White House Fellow to serve as a special assistant to Secretary Gale A. Norton at the U.S. Department of the Interior. During his tenure in this role, Dr. Suk organized Get Fit with US, designed to support President Bush’s federal interagency program, Healthier US, which was based on the premise that increasing personal fitness and becoming healthier is critical to achieving a better and longer life. Dr. Suk has also served as a senior advisor on health and recreation to the National Park Service. He has also served on the board of directors of America on the Move and the American Hiking Society.
Areas of Discipline: Orthopedics & Health
PlayCore Partnership: Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks