Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship – Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Meagan Jennings, DPM, FACFAS
Other Program Faculty:
Richard Jensen, DPM, FACFAS
Shannon M. Rush, DPM, FACFAS
Nicholas Bolognini, DPM, FACFAS
Elaine Davis, DPM
Louis Caputo, DPM, FACFAS
Alan Sue, DPM, FACFAS
Nicholas Todd, DPM, FACFAS
Jesse Yurgelon, DPM, FACFAS
Lawrence Oloff, DPM, FACFAS
Matthew Doyle, DPM, AACFAS
Tenaya West, DPM, AACFAS
Post Graduate Fellows:
2021-2022: Shirley Chen, DPM, AACFAS and Megan Ishibashi, DPM, AACFAS
2020-2021: Nilin Rao, DPM, PhD, AACFAS and Ryan Sherick, DPM, AACFAS
2019-2020: Tenaya West, DPM, AACFAS and Matthew Doyle, DPM, MS, AACFAS
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Mountain View Center
701 E. El Camino Rd.
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: (650) 934-7114
Fax: (650) 934-7075
Number of Positions:
Two full-time positions
Program Start and End Dates:
August 1–July 31
Standard Fellowship Application Form
$90,000 per year; benefits provided
PAMF-Mountain View Center Clinics and Surgery Center, El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, California
One published research paper in JFAS
Program Summary / Training Goals:
purpose of our foot and ankle fellowship is to provide a well-rounded, intense
training program within Palo Alto Medical Foundation, centered in the heart of
the Silicon Valley, and provide fellows with the resources and education to
become leaders in the field of foot and ankle surgery.
experience is highly autonomous with exposure to all aspects of both clinical
and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle. The fellowship has an emphasis on complex pathology with a focus on
rearfoot and ankle reconstruction including primary and revision total ankle
replacement, acute trauma, arthroscopy, sports medicine, revision surgery, as
well as complex foot pathology.
are exposed to a high volume practice and have access to a large clinical and
surgical faculty with many fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeons.
requires motivated, independent and skilled surgeon who is comfortable managing
acute foot and ankle trauma.
must have surgical experience and skills expected from a three-year surgical
is strongly encouraged to achieve Board Qualification and ACFAS membership.
to speak locally and nationally.
will accrue cases for surgical boards.
Postgraduate Fellows History:
2018–2019: Chris Bourke, DPM AACFAS and Eric Shi, DPM, AACFAS
2017–2018: Kyle Willson, DPM, AACFAS and Todd Chappell, DPM, AACFAS
2016–2017: Colin Zdenek, DPM, FACFAS and Ryan Carter, DPM, AACFAS
2015–2016: Jesse Yurgelon, DPM, FACFAS and Nicholas Drbal, DPM, AACFAS
2014–2015: Kenneth Hegewald, DPM, FACFAS and Annie Nguyentat, DPM
2013–2014: Anne Massey, DPM and
Alan Sue, DPM, FACFAS
2012–2013: Ryan Wood, DPM, AACFAS
2011–2012: Nicholas Todd, DPM, FACFAS
2010–2011: Samantha Bark, DPM
2009–2010: Baotram Deserie Lu, DPM, FACFAS