Distinguished alumni

Dr. Bryan Den Hartog Distinguished Professional Achievement

A 1981 graduate of Northwestern, Den Hartog is an orthopedic surgeon at the Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center. After earning his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine, he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and received specialized training in foot and ankle surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Den Hartog serves on the faculty for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS). He has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and is a journal reviewer for Foot and Ankle International. Active in missions and part of the humanitarian committee of the AOFAS, he has trained doctors and performed surgery in Haiti and Venezuela.

Award year: 2011