FFLC Reconstruction and Limb Salvage Surgical Fellowship

Program Director:
Kevin Lam, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Wesley Chapman, DPM, AACFAS
Rikhil Patel, DPM, AACFAS
Chelsea Viola, DPM
Khoa Nguyen, DPM

Post Graduate Fellows:
2017-2018: Melissa Hurwitz, DPM, AACFAS
2016-2017: Rikhil Patel, DPM, AACFAS
2015-2016: Asma Khan, DPM, AACFAS

Family Foot and Leg Center, PA
730 Goodlette Road - Suite 102
Naples, FL  34102
Phone:
(239) 430-3668
Fax:
    (239) 692-9436
Email:   klamdpm@hotmail.com

Websites:
naplespodiatrist.com
FFLCreconFellowship.com

Number of Positions:
One

Duration:
One year

Program Start and End Dates:
August 1 – July 31

Application Deadline: 
October 1                        

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

Stipend:
$55,000

Position Locations:
Main, North, East Offices, Surgery Center, Naples Community Hospital (NCH), Physician Regional Medical Center (PRMC)

Research Requirements:
Submit one manuscript for review to a peer reviewed journal. May be a literature review, case study, or primary research.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • Cover and assist all surgeries.
  • Cover clinic during non-surgical times.
  • Cover hospital rounds as needed.
  • Be able to decide to take patient to surgery, and develop surgical plan.
  • Be able to manage postoperative complications.
  • Optimize patients for surgical intervention planning.
  • Learn advanced surgical techniques: rearfoot/ankle fusions and reconstructive techniques, including tendon transfer; use of internal and external fixation; ankle arthroplasty; management of complicated patients with comorbidities.

Educational Opportunities

Upcoming