Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center Fellowship

Program Director
James M. Cottom, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty
Carlos Diaz MD
David Sugar, MD
Jordan Panicco, DPM

Post Graduate Fellows
2018-2019: Colin Graney, DPM, AACFAS
2017-2018: Steven Douthett, DPM, AACFAS
2016-2017: Britton Plemmons, DPM, AACFAS

Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center
2030 Bee Ridge Rd Suite B
Sarasota, FL 34239
Phone: (941) 924-8777
Fax: (941) 924-5888
Email: jamescottom300@hotmail.com


Number of Positions

One year

Program Start and End Dates
August 1 – July 31

Application Deadline
August 1

Program Application
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

$50,000; benefits included

Position Locations
Sarasota, FL and Lakewood Ranch, FL

Research Requirements
Three publishable papers; one poster ACFAS/AOFAS

Program Summary / Training Goals

  • Fellow will be exposed to advanced surgical reconstruction including circular frames, TAR, trauma, arthroscopy and sports medicine.
  • Emphasis on providing high-quality patient care while obtaining an idea of how to run a successful foot and ankle practice.
  • Fellow is expected to present and publish manuscripts and one poster at annual ACFAS meeting.

Post Graduate Fellows- History
2015-2016: Joseph Baker, DPM, AACFAS
2014-2015: Philip Richardson, DPM
2013-2014: Jared Maker, DPM
2012-2013: Jacob Thompson, DPM, AACFAS
2011-2012: Ryan Rigby, DPM, FACFAS

Educational Opportunities