Education and Expertise
Dr. Viens graduated from Duke University and the Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in orthopedic surgery of the foot and ankle at The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Viens is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS). He was an AOFAS resident scholar, an American Orthopedic Association (AOA) resident leadership forum nominee; and a John A. Feagin, Jr., M.D., Leadership Program medical scholar.
Dr. Viens has co-authored publications in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, Foot and Ankle International, Journal of Arthroplasty, and the Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advances.
Dr. Viens currently serves as an Associate Continuing Medical Education (CME) Editor for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. (JBJS). He reviews and revises CME questions based on content published in JBJS to help maintain and improve the high-quality of JBJS’s CME activities.
Dr. Viens enjoys working with patients experiencing general orthopedic problems and has particular clinical interests in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, focusing on the foot and ankle. He routinely addresses injuries and conditions such as: