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EDUCATION Undergraduate  
 
  • Associate of Arts Degree
    Oakland Community College
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
    Eastern Michigan University

1971

1973
  Podiatric Medical School  
 
  • Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine D.P.M. Degree
 
1973-1977
  Post-graduate Education  
 
  • Residency in Surgery of the Foot and Ankle
    Highlands Center Hospital
    Denver, Colorado
 


1977-1978
CERTIFICATION    
 
  • Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Recertified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle
    Pediatrics
 
1982
2000
1983

1995
APPOINTMENTS    
 
  • Director, Podiatric Surgical Residency
    Oakwood HealthCare System
  • Preceptor, Ambulatory Medicine
    Oakwood Healthcare System
    Internal Medicine Residents
  • Preceptor, Ambulatory Medicine
    Oakwood Healthcare System
    Family Practice
  • Michigan Podiatric Medical Association
    Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Wayne State University-School of Medicine,
    Department of Family Medicine
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
    Annual Conference Committee
 

1997-present


1992-present


1992-present

1998-present

2002-present

2005, 2006, and 2008
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS    
 
  • Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Member, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
    Association of America
  • Member, American Academy of Podiatric Sports
    Medicine
 
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS    
 
  • Oakwood Annapolis Hospital
  • Dearborn Surgery Center
  • Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center
  • Oakwwod Heritage Hospital
 
1996-present
2005-present
FELLOWSHIPS    
 
  • AO Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Traumatology
    July 3, 1989 to July 28, 1989
    St. Elisabethen Hospital
    Ravensberg, West Germany
 
HUMANITARIAN VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS    
 
  • S.M.A.R.T - 1995 Honduras
  • Healing the Children - 1992 - present
  • Health Help Project - 2000 - present
  • Health Help Project Nigeria - 2004
  • Health Help Project Guatemala - 2005
  • Surgical Reconstruction Mission
    For the Children of the Orphanage
    Hogar Rafael Ayau
  • Pediatric Foundation of Guatemala
    Guatemala City, Guatemala
    December 2006, January 2007, March 2008
 

AWARDS

1. Excellence in Medical Writing, Third Place Award Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery Presented at the 51st Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, 1992American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

2. State of Michigan Senate Resolution No. 236, September 21, 1993. In Honor and Recognition for Professional Excellence in Medical Writing

 

3. Excellence in Medical Writing, First Place Award Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery Presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, 1993American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

4. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association 1995 Shining Star Award In Recognition and Appreciation for Outstanding Service and Dedication to Podiatric Residency Training

 

5. Excellence in Medical Writing, Honorable Mention Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery Presented at Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar, February 1997American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery

 

6. Research Mentor Award Medical Education Oakwood HealthCare Systems, 1999

 

7. Research Mentor Award Medical Education Oakwood Healthcare System, 2003

 

8. Ronald Krol Research Mentor Award Oakwood Healthcare System, 2005

 

9. Hour Detroit Magazine October, 2005 "Top Docs" Metro Detroit Best

 

10. Hour Detroit Magazine October, 2006 "Top Docs" Metro Detroit Best

 

11. Hour Detroit Magazine October, 2007 "Top Docs" Metro Detroit Best

 

12. Leadership and Valuable Contribution in Education Award In the field of Podiatric Surgery Oakwood Healthcare System The Center for Orthopedics and Neurosciences December 6,2007

 

13. Hour Detroit Magazine October, 2008 "Top Docs" Metro Detroit Best

 

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

 

PRESENTATIONS
1. Arthroscopy of the Ankle Seminar "Diagnostic Accuracy of Ankle Arthroscopy" Indiana Arthroscopic Associates March 7-9, 1985

2. Primary Care Medicine: A Continuing Series "Podiatric Problems in Older Adults" Henry Ford Hospital October 25, 1986

3. Diabetes Support Group "Diabetic Foot Care" Henry Ford Hospital March 31, 1987

4. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association73rd Annual Scientific SeminarKalamazoo, Michigan October 22-24, 1987

  1. "Diagnostic Arthroscopy of the Ankle"
  2. "Ankle Joint Arthrography"

5. Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine "Internal Fixation in Foot Surgery"Faculty member - presented lecture on biometals in surgery and bone plating techniques April 23-24, 1988

6. Oakwood Downriver Medical Center "Arthroscopic Pathology of the Ankle"Monthly Medical Staff Meeting April 27, 1988

7. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association "Ankle Arthroscopy, Synovial Adhesions, and Talar Dome Fractures "Oakland-Macomb Division January 27, 1989

8. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association "Talar Dome Lesions of the Ankle"Diamond Jubilee ConferenceTraverse City, Michigan September 13-17, 1989

9. Oakwood Downriver Medical Center "Diabetic Foot Care" Health Awareness Open House May 2, 1990

10. Oakwood Downriver Medical Center "Transchondral Fractures of the Talus"Trauma of the Foot and Ankle May 2, 1990

11. Midwest Podiatry Conference "Current Concepts in Transchondral Fractures of the Talus" Chicago, Illinois April 6-8, 1990

12. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association "Complications of Ankle Trauma"Southeast Division, The Great Lakes Seminar March 14-17, 1991

  1. "Ankle Trauma and Surgical Complication" July 13, 1991
  2. "Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy" July 14, 1991

13. Podiatric Risk Management Society Shanty Creek Seminar of Risk Management and Loss Prevention

14. Straith Hospital for Special Surgery "Arthroscopic Pathology of the Ankle Joint" Podiatric Ankle Arthroscopy Seminar November 23-24, 1991

15. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association The Great Lakes Conference
March 26-29, 1992

  1. "Ankle Joint Arthroscopy"
  2. "Ankle Trauma

16. Botsford General Hospital Podiatric Symposia June 7, 1992

  1. "Hallux Fractures"
  2. "Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Ankle Fractures"

17. Mich Con Presentation Lecture given to Mich Con Employees "Foot and

  Ankle Injuries - Recognition and Prevention"
  Detroit Noble Complex - January 20, 1993
  Melvindale Complex - January 27, 1993
  Ann Arbor Complex - February 3, 1993

18. American College of Foot Orthopedists and American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Combined Meeting"Surgical Management of the Pathopronated Subtalar Joint: Arthroeresis, Calcaneal Osteotomy, Facetal Osteotomies; Coalitions and Arthrodesis" Chicago, Illinois March 4, 1993

19. Midwest Podiatry Conference "Transchondral Fractures of the Talus"
Chicago, Illinois March 4-7, 1993

20. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons "Transchondral Fractures of the Talus: A Review of 64 Surgical Cases" 51st Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar San Diego, California February 10-13, 1993

21. Michigan Podiatric Medical AssociationBoyne, Michigan October 8-11, 1993

  1. "Biometals in Surgery"
  2. "Transchondral Fractures of the Talus"

22. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons "Comparison of Internal Fixation Techniques for the Fifth Metatarsal Base Fracture "52nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Seminar February 2-5, 1994

23. Great Lakes Annual Seminar "Synovitis of the Ankle Joint" Northfield, Michigan April 7-10, 1994

24. The 1995 Annual Podiatric Seminar Genesee/Wheelock Hospital "Management of Non-Unions with External Fixation and Implantable Electrical Stimulation" February 11, 1995

25. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting "Arthrodesis Techniques of the Foot and Ankle" September 29, 1995

26. Hutzel Hospital Trauma Seminar October 14, 1995

  1. "Transchondral Fracture of the Ankle"
  2. "Pilon Fracture"

27. Colorado Podiatric Medical Association "Advances in Treatment of Infections and Trauma"Aspen, Colorado January 31-February 2, 1996

  1. "Use of the Antiglide Plate with the Weber Type-B Ankle Fracture"
  2. "Osteosynthesis of Weber Type-C Ankle Fractures"

28. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association - Southern Division "Use of the Antiglide Plate with the Weber Type-B Ankle Fracture" Battle Creek, MichiganFebruary 13, 1996

29. Hutzel Hospital - Detroit Medical Center "Revision of the Failed Ankle Arthrodesis" September 7, 1996

30. North Carolina Podiatric Medical Society Winter Scientific Seminar

  1. "Crush and Degloving Injuries of Digits"
  2. "Puncture Wounds of the Foot and Ankle"
  3. "Use of the Anti-glide Plate in the Treatment of the Weber Type-B Ankle Fracture"
  4. "Transchondral Fracture of the Talus"
  5. "Management of Nonunions"

31. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Great LakesSeminar"Management of Foot and Ankle Injuries" Assistants Seminar April 2-6, 1997

32. Youngstown Podiatry Hospital Seminar Current Concepts in Podiatry April 19-20, 1997

  1. "Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome"
  2. "Management of Nonunions"
  3. "Transchondral Fracture of the Talus"

33. Mid-Iowa Podiatric Medical Society "Current Concepts in the Management of Nonunions, Delayed Unions and Pseudoarthrosis" April 23, 1997.

34. General Rehab Management Corp Sports Medicine Section "Sports Medicine Injuries of the Lower Extremities"

35. Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital Podiatry Seminar May 1991

  1. Management of Ankle Fractures
  2. Transchondral Fractures of the Talus
  3. Management of Delayed Union and Non Union

36. Virginia Podiatric Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting. Virginia Beach, June 2-4, 1999

  1. RSD for the Podiatric Surgeon
  2. Bone Grafting Techniques for Transchondral Lesions
  3. Management of Puncture Wounds
  4. Surgical Management of Achilles Tendon Ruptures
  5. Management of Non Unions

37. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Miami, Florida, Feb. 8-12, 2000 "Assessment of Lateral Column Stress following Plantar Fascial Release: A Cadaveric Study of Eight Lower Limbs."

38. The 2000 Great Lakes Seminar Troy, Michigan, March 1-5, 2000

  1. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy for the Podiatric Surgeon
  2. Management of Nonunions.

39. University of Texas - Visiting Professor San Antonio, Texas, March 20-21, 2000

  1. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy for the Podiatric Surgeon
  2. Transchondral Fractures of the Talus
  3. Management of Nonunions

40. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association, Annual Scientific Meeting, Boyne, Michigan. October 2000 "Management of Delayed Union and Nonunion of the Foot and Ankle"

41. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Illinois April 26 - 29, 2001 "Management of Delayed Union and NonUnion of the Foot and Ankle: New Treatment Therapies

42. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Boyne, Michigan, October, 2000 "Management of Delayed Union and Nonunion in Foot and Ankle Surgery"

43. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Illinois, April 2001 "Management of Delayed and Nonunion of the Foot and Ankle: New Treatment Modialities"

44. Illinois Podiatric Medical Students Association Annual Winter Seminar of Trauma , January 2002

  1. LisFranc Fracture Dislocations
  2. Surgical Management of Calcaneal Fracture

45. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Illinois, March 2002

  1. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - What the Podiatric Surgeon Should Know.
  2. Increasing the Success of Forefoot Surgery

46. American Podiatric Medical Association Seattle, Washington, August 2002"Cryosurgery in the Treatment of Neuromas"

47. New York Podiatric Medical Association New York, New York, January 2003 "Cryosurgery for the Management of Neuroma and Plantar Fasciitis"

48. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Illinois, April 2003

  1. Surgical Management of Calcaneal Fractures
  2. Complex Rearfoot and Ankle Fractures

49. American Podiatric Medical Association Washington, DC., August 2003"Cryosurgery for the Treatment of Neuromas and Plantar Fasciitis"

50. American College of Foot Surgeons Annual Meeting San Diego, Ca. Feb. 2004

  1. Management and Complications of Ankle Fractures
  2. Treatment of Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  3. Building a dynamic Residency Utilitizing Faculty

51. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Il. March 25-28 2004

  1. CRPS - Pain Control
  2. Heel pain Panel - Cryosurgery

52. Western Podiatry Medical Congress Anaheim, Ca. June 24, 2004

  1. CRPS: What the Podiatric Physician Should Know
  2. Cryosurgery for Plantar Fasciitis

53. Great Lakes Seminar Troy, Mi. March 3-7, 2004 "Interpretation of Foot and Ankle X-rays Assistants Program

54. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Chicago, Il. Nov. 6-7, 2004Trauma of the Foot and Ankle Surgical skills course Faculty Members

  1. Metatarsal Fractures
  2. Talus Fractures

55. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific MeetingNew Orleans, March 9-13, 2005

  1. Biomechanical Effect of Ankle Arthrodesis
  2. Podiatric Dogma: Neuroma Resection vs Decompression
  3. Moderator: Advanced CRPS

56. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Il. April 8, 2005 "Non Union and Related Disorders"

57. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Scientific Meeting Troy, Mi. October 20, 2005

  1. Surgical Management of Ankle Fractures
  2. LisFranc Fractures - Dislocations

58. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 64th Annual Scientific Conference Las Vegas, Nevada March 20-24, 2006

  1. Trauma Workshop Calcaneal Fractures
  2. Current Trends of Talar OCD Lesions
  3. A Critical Look, at Contemporary Approaches to Plantar Fasciitis (Cryosurgery)
  4. Management of Calcaneal Fractures (Complications)
  5. Decision Making in the Management of the Arthritic Ankle (Ankle Arthodesis)

59. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Il. 2006

  1. Management of LisFranc Fractures
  2. Complications of Calcaneal Fractures
  3. Biomechanics of Ankle Arthrodesis

60. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Petosky, Mi. 2006

 

My Worst Case Panel Presentation

- Hallux Limitus/Rigidus

- Subtalar Arthroereisis

- Pre-dislocation Syndrome

61. Michigan Podiatric Medical AssociationGrand Rapids, Mi., 2006

  1. Lateral Column Pain
  2. Risk Factors for Non Union
  3. The Cotton Procedure: Medial Column Procedures

62. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Il., March 30, 2007 "Internal Fixation of 5th Metatarsal Fractures"

63. Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Summer Meeting Petosky, Mi. July 2007

  1. Complications of 1st Metatarsal Base Osteotomies
  2. Complications of Akin Osteotomies
  3. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
  4. Tendoachilles Lengthening Procedures
  5. Surgical Reconstruction of Severe Charcot Foot Deformities

64. AO North America - Advanced Course Los Angeles, February 14-18, 2008 "Fibular Lengthening Techniques"

65. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific MeetingLos Angeles, February 20-24, 2008

  1. Septic Arthritis
  2. Newer Approaches to Neuroma Surgery
  3. Ingredients for Success - Panel

66. Midwest Podiatry Conference Chicago, Il. March 28, 2008 "Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures - Panel"

67. AO North America - Basic Course Dallas, Texas October 23-26, 2008 Lab Moderator

  1. Talonavicular Joint
  2. 1st Metatarsophalangeal Joint Fusion

68. American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific MeetingWashington DC, March 4-8, 2009

  1. Calcaneal Fractures Traditional Vs New Approach
  2. Complex Ankle Fractures
  3. Residency Directors - Panel
  4. Surgical Misadventures -Panel







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