It was with deepest sadness that we learnt of the passing of alumnus Freddie H. Fu (Class of 1968). Dr. Fu died on the evening of 24th September 2021 in Pittsburgh.
Based at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Freddie Fu was a world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon. He held offices and appointments as David Silver Professor, Chair of the UPMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh Athletics Department.
Recognised as a distinguished surgeon, venerable educator and knowledgeable mentor, Dr. Fu received numerous awards and accolades, including Lifetime/Honorary Membership from The European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy. In 2018, he also received the honor of having the UPMC Sports Medicine Center named after him.
Dr. Fu was committed to giving back to his alma mater. In October 2016, he gladly accepted the invitation from the SPC Alumni Association to speak to our boys at the Alumni Talks on sports medicine. His insightful words, his illustrious career and his selfless devotion to community service will continue to inspire all Paulines, both past and present.
Dr. Fu will be fondly remembered by members of the College community who had the privilege of knowing and learning with and from him. We extend our condolences to his wife, Hilda Pang Fu, their children and grandchildren.