American Foundation of Lower Extremity Surgery and Research Fellowship
J. Joseph Anderson, DPM, FACFAS
Other Program Faculty:
Loren Spencer, DPM, FACFAS
Eric J. Freeh, DO
Douglas Dodson, DO
Myron H. Hansen, DPM, FACFAS (Research/Peds Outreach)
Devin Bland, DPM, AACFAS (Scientific Chair/ Conference Chair)
Recent Post Graduate Fellows:
2020-2021: Emily Keeter, DPM, AACFAS and Riley Rampton, DPM, AACFAS
2019-2020: Sara Grzwya, DPM, AACFAS and Darrick Dominick, DPM, AACFAS
2018-2019: Anthony Chesser, DPM, AACFAS
New Mexico Bone and Joint Institute
Dr. Anderson (AFLESR)
2301 Indian Wells, Ste. A
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (575) 434-0639
Fax: (575) 434-4148
Number of Positions:
One or Two
Program Start and End Dates:
July 15–July 31
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form
Alamogordo, NM (primary location), Ruidoso, NM,
Las Cruces, NM
At least one publishable paper; present/participate in the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference; State and Regional Meetings. A dedicated research assistant is available for assistance.
Program Summary/Training Goals:
- This program is structured to make a skilled surgeon the best s/he can be.
- The Fellow will be exposed to all aspects of foot and ankle trauma to the knee. An extensive amount of arthroscopy and reconstructive exposure will also be gained.
- The program is designed to teach the Fellow all aspects of practicing medicine in a changing environment. Office/surgical coding and billing, insurance and integrating into a hospital or multispecialty orthopaedic group will also be learned.
- The Fellow who is strongly motivated will finish this program feeling comfortable with any surgery below the knee.
Post Graduate Fellows History:
2017-2018: Daniel Wright, DPM, AACFAS
2016–2017: Devin Bland, DPM, AACFAS
2015–2016: "Tee" Adebola Adeleke, DPM, AACFAS
2014–2015: Gregory Rowe, DPM, AACFAS
2013–2014: Devin Wahlen, DPM, AACFAS
2012–2013: Scott Gordon, DPM, FACFAS
2011–2012: Loren Spencer, DPM, FACFAS