Dr. Freddie H. Fu Death – Obituary – Orthopedics Surgeon and creator of sports medicine program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dr. Freddie H. Fu has died on Friday evening, September 24, 2021 at age 70 in the UPMC hospice facility. Dr. Freddie had earlier been diagnosed and treated for melanoma and a bleeding kidney weeks before his demise.
Dr. Freddie H. Fu was a longtime chairman of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and head team physician for Pitt’s athletics department. He was also a Past President of ISAKOS
“The University community mourns the loss of Freddie H. Fu, a renowned orthopaedic surgeon, David Silver Professor, Chair of the UPMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department.” University of Pittsburgh in a Facebook Publication.
UPMC mourns the passing of Dr. Freddie Fu. pic.twitter.com/XvQhfyoocc
— UPMC (@UPMCnews) September 25, 2021
UPMC Sports Medicine is forever indebted to Freddie Fu, MD, creator of UPMC’s world-renowned sports medicine program.
Our fearless leader, our brilliant mentor, our kindest friend – thank you, Dr. Fu.pic.twitter.com/Y1dSxQ8cED
— UPMC Sports Medicine (@UPMCSportsMed) September 25, 2021
The ISAKOS Family mourns the loss of orthopaedic pioneer and ISAKOS Past President, Freddie Fu, MD USA. His vibrant spirit has touched us all and forever changed the field of orthopaedics. A legend gone too soon-let us honor Dr. Fu, his work, and his life. https://t.co/UmRBhxX6BC pic.twitter.com/vVvpUQwhpd
— ISAKOS (@ISAKOS) September 25, 2021
Dr. Freddie H. Fu Obituary
We are yet to notice Dr. Freddie obituary details, all further details concerning this news will be updated upon confirmation. The death that took Dr. Freddie away is indeed crude.
The death of this lovely fellow will surely leave a huge gap. A gap family and friends will not be able to close so quickly. Surely the demise will live on as an eternal memory in people’s hearts.
Dr. Freddie H. Fu Burial Arrangements
We learnt that the burial arrangements for Dr. Freddie will be as announced by the family. We shall try to keep you updated on these. We strongly urge that you please follow CDC guidelines by wearing your mask and practice social distancing.
in lieu of flowers or gifts, the Fu family asks that memorial contributions to be made to the Fu Family Legacy Fund in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, P.O. Box 640093, Pittsburgh, PA, 15264-0093, or at http://pae.pitt.edu/RememberFu.
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