University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity Correction Fellowship
Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, CWS, FACFAS
Marcus F. Sciadini, MD
Emily Durrance, DPM, FACFAS
Hummira Abawi, DPM, FACFAS
Roberto Brandao, DPM, AACFAS
2019-2020: Nicole Cates, DPM
University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity
2200 Kernan Drive, Room 1132
c/o Polley Zimnoch
Balitmore, 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 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
- 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.