University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity Correction Fellowship
Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, FACFAS
Marcus F. Sciadini, MD
Hummira Abawi, DPM, FACFAS
Emily Durrance, DPM, FACFAS
Roberto Brandao, DPM, AACFAS
2020-2021: Korey Dubois, DPM, AACFAS
2019-2020: Nicole Cates, DPM, AACFAS
University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity
2200 Kernan Drive, Room 1132
c/o Polley Zimnoch
Baltimore, MD 21207
Fellowship Coordinator: Polley Zimnoch
Phone: (667) 214-2742
Fax: (410) 448-6842
Number of Positions:
Program Start and End Dates:
August 1- July 31
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form
University of Maryland (UMMC); Shock Trauma Center (STC); Midtown Campus (MTC); University of Maryland Rehabilitation (UMROI); University of Maryland, Waterloo Surgical Center (Waterloo); University of Maryland Physician Practices (Timonium)
Fellows are required to produce at least one research project for publication
and the aim of submitting to and presenting at the ACFAS Annual Scientific
Conference or presenting at the Diabetic Limb Salvage Conference.
Program Summary/Training Goals:
To gain advanced training
in surgical management of all facets of foot and ankle pathology in an academic
develop the knowledge and experience necessary for the comprehensive evaluation
and surgical reconstruction of foot and ankle deformity.
- The opportunity to learn
in-depth aspects of limb salvage and its application in foot and ankle
deformity correction management.
with interdisciplinary relationships between various members of a foot and
ankle deformity correction patient’s care including medical, orthopaedic, vascular,
plastic, rehabilitation, social work, and nursing teams.
- Knowledge and experience
with pathophysiology, clinical / radiographic and musculoskeletal evaluation of
foot and ankle deformity, as well as surgical and non-surgical management of
axial and appendicular deformities.
- Gaining the principles of
clinical research, including biostatistics, experimental design, and outcome
studies understanding; as well as providing the ethical and legal aspects of
foot and ankle surgery to produce outstanding, compassionate, and well-rounded
and ethical fellows at the completion of the program.