Revisional Reconstructive Surgical Fellowship at Ohio Foot and Ankle Center
Aaron Chokan, DPM, FACFAS
Other Program Faculty:
Nikolay Gataylak, DPM, FACFAS
Mude, DPM, FACFAS
Post Graduate Fellow:
Mercy Dr. North West
Phone: (330) 489-1000
Number of Positions:
Program Start and End Dates
July 1 - June 30
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form
Must complete a white paper of surgical technique, retrospective analysis.
Program Summary/Training Goals:
This fellowship will focus on
surgical procedures relating to reconstructive, diabetic and traumatic problems
of the foot and ankle. The fellow will be expected to learn billing and
practice management skills. Research will be conducted and will submit a paper
for publication at the end of the year. Most of the week will be in clinic,
wound care center and inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.
The fellows will be responsible
for all podiatry trauma call and in patient rounding before and after office
and clinic. The fellow will work closely with the fellowship director along
with other podiatric attendings, vascular surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and
learn infection protocol from infections disease.
They will be required to also run
a didactic lecture and journal club review for fellow attendings and residents
in surrounding area, once a month.
The goal of this fellowship is to
become proficient in pre-, intra- and post-operative surgical procedures of the
foot and ankle. They will master surgical techniques of ankle, talar,
calcaneal, tarsal and metatarsal fractures. They will get superior knowledge
and skill in total ankle replacements and also diabetic infection management.
The fellowship will prepare them
to be superior foot and ankle surgeons and to feel confident to handle all
podiatric problems and deformities.