Temple's J. Milo Sewards, MD, will be honored at the November 2nd Temple football game vs. Navy for his service to our country. Dr. Sewards will be reporting for a deployment with the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Sewards is an associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He currently serves as team orthopaedic physician and surgeon for Temple University Athletics, in particular football and men's and women's basketball. A Penn State University graduate, Dr. Sewards attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College. He is homegrown, having completed his Orthopaedic surgery residency here at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Sewards served his initial 3-year active-duty commitment to the US Navy at Beaufort Naval Hospital and Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot, in Beaufort South Carolina, and was deployed to Djibouti, Africa in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After completing his military service, Dr. Sewards returned to Temple, joining the Katz School of Medicine faculty as an assistant professor. He also serves as the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Director for Temple University Hospital and chairs the Katz School of Medicine Admissions Committee and Temple University Hospital's Graduate Medical Education Committee. Dr. Sewards maintains the rank of Commander in the United States Navy Reserves.
The entire Temple University family extends its appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Sewards for his service to our community, our country, and for his care of our service members overseas. We wish him Godspeed on a safe return home.