Dr. Gunnlaugson earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Manitoba. He attended medical school at the Memorial Hospital of New Foundland. He then completed his orthopaedic training at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada.
He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and a member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Cambria County Medical Society.
Dr. Gunnlaugson is the founding partner of Alleghenies Independent Physicians and has been practicing in Johnstown since 1993. During that time he has built an outstanding reputation for his total hip and total knee replacements. He is the leading physician in the Johnstown area for performing anterior hip replacements.
Dr. Gunnlaugson and his wife Hazel enjoy cooking, fishing, and reading. They also enjoy spending time with their “two fur babies.”