Rani Freeman is a Certified Surgical Technologist and has specialized in Orthopedics since 1983. She has worked closely with Dr. Rutherford since 1987 providing excellent customer service in her role as his clinical assistant, patient education as well as surgical first assistant. In 1997, she became certified as an Orthopedic Assistant and currently serves as secretary on the board of the Texas Chapter of Orthopedic Assistants. In addition Mrs. Freeman is a member of the American Society of Orthopedic Physicians Assistants and the Association of Surgical Technologists.
In her personal time, Ms. Freeman is an avid amateur athlete, enjoying many outdoor activities. She is an accomplished Ultra Marathon Cyclist with many awards to her credit and has also completed numerous marathons and triathlons as well as two full Ironman events.