The Philadelphia Foot and Ankle Fellowship

Program Director:
Justin J. Fleming, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Jeanine Brinkley, DPM, AACFAS

Post Graduate Fellows:
2016-2017: Spencer Monaco, DPM, AACFAS
2015-2016: Michael Downey, DPM, AACFAS
2014-2015: Maxwell Levene, DPM, AACFAS
2013-2014: Jaclyn Schwartz, DPM

Aria 3B Orthopaedics
3110 Grant Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19114
Phone: (215) 464-6600 x 197
Fax: (215) 464-1285


Number of Positions

One year

Program Start and End Dates
August 1 – July 31

Application Deadline
November 30

Program Application
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

$59,500; benefits provided

Position Location
Philadelphia, PA

Research Requirements
Two peer-reviewed articles

Program Summary / Training Goals

  • This is a 12-month program for advanced training in foot and ankle reconstruction with a strong emphasis on trauma. Surgical exposure will include but is not limited to high-energy injuries involving the distal tibia, hindfoot and midfoot.
  • The fellow’s education will be both clinically and research based. The week will be divided between the clinic, operating room and research time.
  • Additionally, the fellow will have a teaching responsibility to the residency program.
  • This program is based out of three hospitals including a busy level II trauma center for which all foot and ankle cases are our responsibility.
  • Weekday and weekend call are mandatory.
  • The fellow is expected to produce scholarly research projects for publication/presentation.

Educational Opportunities