Dr. Elizabeth O. Ofili

Session: The Joy of Movement! The Prevention, Treatment
and Management of Arthritis and Other Joint Pain

Dr. Tamara Huff
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
St. Francis Orthopaedic Institute  
Columbus, Georgia

Dr. Tamara Huff is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at St. Francis Orthopaedic Institute in Columbus, Georgia.  Among her many notable works and achievements along her journey is certification in clinical and translational science, the cornerstone of the future of medicine.  This highly interdisciplinary approach to medicine and science is aimed at curing and treating patients by translating research findings and data into new diagnostic tools, procedures, medicines and policies.  She specializes in comprehensive musculoskeletal care throughout the continuum of life.  An international presenter on medicine, surgery, and mentoring and training issues.

Dr. Huff has also taught professional workshops at medical conferences and classes at universities, such as the Morehouse School of Medicine.  Her research and thought leadership articles, papers, and posters have been published in several prestigious peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed medical journals.  Dr. Huff earned her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans.  She is also certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America.  Following her training, Dr. Huff began practicing medicine at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, Georgia prior to joining St. Francis Orthopaedic Institute.