Portland Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Fellowship

Program Director:                            
Michael A. Gentile, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:     
Timothy J. Mineo, DPM
Rahul Desai, MD
Adam MacPhearson, BCO

Recent Post Graduate Fellows:
2020-2021: Not accepting Fellow
2019-2020: Chandana Halaharvi. DPM, AACFAS
2018-2019: Jacob Hagenbucher, DPM, AACFAS

12672 NW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97229

(503) 336-0169
Fax: (503) 352-4583
Email: pdxfai@gmail.com
Website: pdxfai.com

One year

Program Start and End Dates:          
August 1 – July 31

Application Deadline: 
October 1                       

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form


Position Locations:                           
Portland, OR

Research Requirements:    

  • One prospective or retrospective paper for publication
  • One case review paper for publication
  • Abstract and/or poster to ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • Extensive exposure to foot and ankle sports medicine including arthroscopy and open tendon, ligament surgery and regenerative interventions.
  • Advanced reconstructive primary and revision surgery including: multi-planar and multi-joint deformities including joint sparing and arthrodesis, allografting and autografting and appropriate use of biologics.
  • Reconstructive tendon surgery including tendon transfers and allografts.
  • Exposure to an in-house board certified orthotist and the proper use of non-surgical and peri-operative DME.
  • In depth practice management including billing, revenue cycle and marketing.
  • Introduction to ACFAS and larger scientific and industry community.

Educational Opportunities