University Hospitals Regional Hospitals Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship
Mark Mendeszoon, DPM, FACFAS
2017-2018: Elizabeth Sanders, DPM, AACFAS
2016-2017: Alan Kidon, DPM, AACFAS
2015-2016: Matthew Feltner, DPM, AACFAS
2014-2015: Nicole Wilson, DPM
2013-2014: Jeffrey Wunning, DPM, AACFAS
Precision Orthopedic Specialties
150 Seventh Avenue
Chardon, OH 44024
Phone: (440) 285-4999
Email: Deborah Mott, Graduate Medical Education: email@example.com
Number of Positions:
Program Start and End Dates:
July 1 – June 30
$62,000; benefits provided
Richmond Heights, OH
Produce two publications
Program Summary/Training Goals:
- This one-year foot and ankle
reconstruction fellowship program will be focused on providing advanced
clinical and surgical exposure to adults and pediatrics.
- Over 500 surgical cases are performed annually. Surgical diversity includes foot, ankle, and leg trauma, reconstructive surgery,
pediatric flatfoot, total ankle replacements, diabetic charcot reconstruction,
arthroscope, external fixation, forefoot and rearfoot elective
procedures and diabetic limb salvage.
- Participate in an orthopaedic group private practice including clinical management of patients of various pathologies, pre-operative and
post-operative care, clinical procedures including ultrasound exposure, practice management, and participation in fellow’s clinic.
- Emphasis on a variety of sports medicine with children, high school,
collegiate, professional, Olympians and weekend warriors. Coverage of sporting events including football, basketball, wrestling, cross
country, track, road races and volleyball alongside Athletic Trainers. Working with a team physician to six high schools, consultant to several universities, the Spire
Institute and a world-class Olympic training site. Physical Therapy is also on the clinic premises.
- Wide exposure to biomechanics, orthotics, athletic shoegear, and
- Rotate with other specialties as desired by the fellow i.e. vascular
surgery, plastics, wound care, etc.
- Work with third year surgical residents, orthopaedic residents, and
medical students in clinic, inpatient rounding, and surgery. Direct a bi-monthly board review meetings for 30 podiatry residents, fellows, and attendings.
- Directly participate by lecturing and attending several academic
conferences locally and nationally. Attend an
‘Introduction to Clinical Research’ Course at Case Western University with other Fellows. Two publications are mandatory for journal submission and poster submissions.
Participate in several company-sponsored fellowship hands-on training
labs and lectures locally and nationally.