Seattle native Dr. Robert G. Veith is proud to serve as President of the Board of Directors of Mobility Outreach International (formerly Prosthetics Outreach Foundation). A board-certified orthopedic surgeon who previously practiced at the Foot and Ankle Center of Proliance Orthopedic Associates (Renton, WA), Dr. Veith has both led and participated in numerous MOi surgical outreach missions to Vietnam, Haiti, Bangladesh, and Sierra Leone.
Throughout his professional career, Dr. Veith has demonstrated a dedicated focus on the orthopedic care of foot and ankle disorders. He has received numerous honors for his accomplishments, most recently being chosen as UW Grateful Alumnus 2014, which recognized Dr. Veith’s “selfless dedication to his patients and his boundless generosity set a new standard for all of us.” When presenting him with the award, the University of Washington cited Dr. Veith’s work with Mobility Outreach International, as well as his work with a Mobility Outreach International partner, (the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)), as part of the AOFAS Overseas Outreach Fellowship in Vietnam. He was also recognized for his involvement with the Natural Disaster Surgical Relief efforts in response to the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
In addition to his philanthropic clinical and surgical outreach missions, Dr. Veith also has an extensive history of presenting his clinical experience at local, regional, and national organizations, and of cultivating the next generation of orthopedic surgeons through lectures on clinical evaluation, treatment, and surgical techniques.