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(Final Schedule of Lecture Presentations Subject to Change and
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SUDNITSYN ANATOLII, M.D.
  • Orthopedic surgeon, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedic of the Ministry of Health, Bone infection orthopedic department, Russian Federation
  • Head, Scientific laboratory Bone Infection Clinic in National Ilizarov Medical Research Center for Traumatology and Orthopedic Ministry Healthcare, Russian Federation
 
DAVID BALL, D.P.M.
  • Board Qualified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • University Hospitals Regional Hospitals/Precision Orthopedics Specialties Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship, Chardon, Ohio
 
FRANK BIRKHOLTZ, M.D.
  • Senior Partner and consultant orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Franz Birkholtz Orthopaedics attached to Institute of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology at the Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Consultant, Walk-a-mile Centre for Advanced Orthopaedics
  • Extraordinary lecturer, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Event chairman and full teaching faculty member, Orthofix Reconstructive Surgery Observership and South African Limb Reconstruction Meeting (Orthofix)
 
AARON CHOKAN, D.P.M.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Director, Revisional Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship, Ohio Foot and Ankle Center
  • President/CEO, Ohio Foot and Ankle Center, Stow, Canton , Rittman, Ohio (Private Practice)
 
WINDY COLE, D.P.M.
  • Diplomate, Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Wound Management
  • Adjunct Professor and Director of Wound Care Research, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio
  • University Hospital Richmond Wound Care Center Student Rotation Coordinator, Richmond Heights, Ohio
  • National Director of Professional Development and Clinical Education for Woundtech
 
JAMIE DELVECCHIO, D.O.
  • Board certified in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Medicine
  • Private practice, Precision Orthopaedic Specialties, Inc., Chardon, Ohio
 
ALEC DIERKSCHEIDE, D.P.M.
  • Board Qualified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery: Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
  • University Hospitals Regional Hospitals/Precision Orthopedics Specialties Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship, Chardon, Ohio
 
JACQUELINE DONOVAN, D.P.M.
  • Board Certified, Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Board Certified, Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstruction, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Full-time Clinical and Surgical Faculty, The Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio
  • Erie Foot and Ankle Center, Beachwood, Ohio, Private Practice/Owner,
  • Practitioner, University Hospitals Bedford, Richmond and Geauga Wound Care Centers
 
MEGHANN FEATHERSTUN, MS RD CSSD LD
  • Sports Dietitian & Wellness Coach, Featherstone Nutrition Ltd., Kent, Ohio
  • Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
 
IRENE EVULEOCHA, D.P.M.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate, Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Section Head, Department of Podiatric Surgery, Ochsner Health Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 
JOHN GIURINI, D.P.M.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Podiatric Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts
  • Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts
  • Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Department of Podaitric Medicine and Surgery, CSPM, Oakland, California; Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa; Barry University School of Podaitric Medicine, Miami Shores, Florida
 
ELIZABETH HEWITT, D.P.M.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Board Certified, Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellowship Director, Foot and Ankle Physicians of Ohio, Grove City, Ohio
  • Faculty, Mount Carmel West, Department of Orthopedics, Columbus, Ohio
  • Private practice, Foot and Ankle Physicians of Ohio, Grove City, Ohio
 
ALTON JOHNSON, D.P.M.
  • Certified Wound Specialist Physician, American Board of Wound Management
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes Division, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Faculty Lecturer, e-Learning Systems, Boca Raton, Florida
 
STEPHEN KEARNS, M.D.,
  • Fellow, Faculty Sports & Exercise Medicine, RCSI
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
  • Appointed, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics, National University, Galway, Ireland
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
 
 
 
MARK MENDESZOON, D.P.M.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot and Reconstructive Rear Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons,
  • Adjunct Faculty, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Sports Medicine Director
  • Director, Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship, University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center/Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Assistant Professor, Iowa State University, Department of Biomedical Science Department, Ames, Iowa
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Ohio University Heritage Medical School, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Medical Consultant, SPIRE Institute (USOC Olympic Training Site) Geneva, Ohio
  • Private practice, Precision Orthopaedic Specialties, Inc., Chardon, Ohio
  • Owner, Achilles Running Shop, Mentor, Ohio and Erie, Pennsylvania
 
AMBER MORRA, D.P.M.
  • Associate, Board Qualified, Foot Surgery and Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Private Practice, Vero Orthopaedics, Vero Beach and Sebastian Florida
 
NILIN RAO, D.P.M., Ph.D.
  • Board Certified, Foot & Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellowship trained, Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Fellowship, Mountain View, California
  • Integrated Orthopedics of Arizona, Scottsdale, Arizona, Podiatrist/ Foot & Ankle Surgeon
  • Attending Surgeon, Phoenix Foot & Ankle Institute Fellowship, Phoenix, Arizona
  • TheraPod Medical LLC, Shaker Heights, Ohio, Co- Founder & CEO
 
VIC RAO, D.P.M.
 
LUIS ROBLES-SANCHEZ, D.P.M.
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Wound Specialists
  • Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons
  • Board certified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Board qualified, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics
  • Board certification, American College of Wound Specialists
  • Private practice, Orlando Foot & Ankle Clinic Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida
  • Attending Podiatric Physician and Surgeon, Florida Hospital East Orlando Campus Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Orlando, Florida
 
ELIZABETH SANDERS, D.P.M.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Board Certified in Foot Surgery, Board Qualified in Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine and Certificate of Added Qualification in Amputation Prevention and Wound Care (ABPM)
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
 
AMOL SAXENA, D.P.M.
  • MPH Candidate, Dartmouth College
  • Board certified/Re-certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Fellow Faculty Podiatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Lifetime Honorary Member, German Association for Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • MD-affiliate Member, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Former Present (Region I), American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Department of Sports Medicine, Palo Alto, California
  • Fellowship Director, Sports Medicine of Foot & Ankle Surgery
 
SCOTT SPENCER, D.P.M.
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine/Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio
  • Director of clinics, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, Ohio
  • Immediate past President, American College of Podiatric Medicine
 
ALEXA STECKER, D.O.
  • Fellow, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
  • Board certified, American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Dermatology
  • Dermatologist, Apex Dermatology and Skin Surgery Concord, Ohio
 
ALI RAHNAMA, D.P.M.
  • Fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon
  • Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine at Lafayette, Washington, DC
 
IRA WEINER, D.P.M.
  • Diplomate, American College of Lower Extremity Surgeons
  • Las Vegas Vascular and Interventional Specialists, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Chief of Surgery, North Vista Hospital, Las Vegas Nevada
  • Director, Wound Care and Limb Salvage, North Vista Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Department Orthopedic Surgery Graduate Medical Education, Valley Hospital, Las Vegas Nevada
  • Adjunct Professor of Surgery, UAG School of Medicine Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Consultant, DNE SEAL
  • Consultant, Orthofix
 
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