Casey Humbyrd
  • Titles:
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy
  • Chief, Foot and Ankle Orthopedics
  • Education:
  • The Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, MBE
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA Biology & Urban Studies

Casey Humbyrd is the chief of foot and ankle orthopedics at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the founder and coordinator of Program in Surgical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. She obtained her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed her residency at Johns Hopkins University and her fellowship at Mercy Medical Center. Before coming to the University of Pennsylvania, she was the chief of foot and ankle orthopedics at Johns Hopkins University where she obtained her masters in bioethics from the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Humbyrd has a passion for medical student and resident education, and she serves as a mentor for many trainees. She holds multiple leadership roles in national orthopaedic organizations, and she is a columnist on ethical issues in orthopedic surgery for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Dr. Humbyrd’s academic work includes studying the ethical implications of new bundled payment models for hip and knee replacement on access to care for patients, the ethical use of opioids in orthopedic surgery, and surgical decision-making, especially for limb reconstruction.

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