A Local Approach With
A Worldwide Perspective

The mission of the Stauffer Kimbrough Foundation is to promote and facilitate scientific research in the field of orthopaedics, support education, scholarships and community outreach.  As a local nonprofit organization founded by the physicians of Fort Wayne Orthopaedics, the Foundation is dedicated to:

  • Research that provides innovative solutions to problems related to the care and treatment of orthopaedic cases.
  • Local, regional, national and international clinical presentations based on research findings and results.
  • Outreach services and programs with a worldwide perspective.
  • Furthering of the most current techniques and instrumentation available.
  • Education.
  • Community involvement.

A Shared Mission

The Stauffer Kimbrough Foundation is committed to education, research, community involvement and support of other related non-profit organizations.  As a locally based Foundation, donors can expect contributions to assist our community and further the Foundation's commitment to enhanced orthopaedic care, while improving the lives of others as they benefit from our mission.

By sharing in our mission, your contribution serves the community through innovative research, development of new techniques and ideas, and provides access to the data and information for other medical and teaching professionals.

Your Help Is Important

Your support is important to the mission of the Stauffer Kimbrough Foundation and is considered tax deductible under Section 501 (c) (3) in the State of Indiana.

Donations will be applied directly to the stated mission of the foundation.  Any questions and grant requests may be sent to the Foundation Board for review.

Richard C. Stauffer, MD

Dr. Stauffer graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine.  He served as president of the Fort Wayne Orthopaedic Society and was a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the Indiana Orthopaedic Society, Fort Wayne Academy of Medicine and Surgery, Tri-State Orthopaedic Society, Clinic Orthopaedic Society, Inc. and the Orthopaedic Letter Club.

Robert F. Kimbrough, MD

Dr. Kimbrough graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine.  He served as president of the American Academy of Medicine and Surgery, the Indiana Orthopaedic and Fort Wayne Orthopaedic Societies.  Dr. Kimbrough chaired the Rehabilitation Engineering Committee of Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne.  He also served as an instructor in the Fort Wayne Orthopaedic Residency Program at Lutheran Hospital.