University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity Correction Fellowship

Program Director:                            
Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, CWS, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Marcus F. Sciadini, MD
Emily Durrance, DPM, FACFAS
Hummira Abawi, DPM, FACFAS
Roberto Brandao, DPM, AACFAS

Recent Post Graduate Fellow: 
2020-2021: Korey Dubois, DPM
2019-2020: Nicole Cates, DPM, AACFAS

University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity Correction Fellowship
2200 Kernan Drive, Room 1132
c/o Polley Zimnoch
Baltimore, MD 21207
Fellowship Coordinator: Polley Zimnoch
 (667) 214-2742
Fax: (410) 448-6842


Number of Positions:                

One Year          

Program Start and End Dates:
August 1- July 31

Application Deadline:        
December 31                 

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form

Fellow PGY4

Position Locations:                           
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)

Research Requirements:    
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 the diabetic foot and ankle pathology.
  • To 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 foot and ankle deformity correction care.
  • Involvement with interdisciplinary relationships between various members of a foot and ankle deformity correction patient’s care including medical, vascular, plastic, rehabilitation, social work, and nursing teams.
  • Knowledge and experience with pathophysiology, clinical radiographical and MSK evaluation of foot and ankle deformity patients, as well as surgical and non-surgical management of axial and appendicular MSK foot and ankle deformities.
  • Gaining the principles and techniques of management for foot and ankle deformities, 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.

Educational Opportunities