Artisan Fellowship for Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery

Program Director:                             
Devon Glazer, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:    
Sam Nosrati, DPM, FACFAS
Kyle Hehe, DPM
Monte Schmalhaus, DPM

Post Graduate Fellow:
2024-2025: Daliya Heng, DPM

Artisan Foot and Ankle/Balance Health
26691 Plaza Estival Suite 201
Laguna Nigel, CA  92691
Phone: (949) 272-0007
Fax: (949) 272-0006


Number of Positions:        

One year

Program Start and End Dates:           
August 1 – July 30

Application Deadline:                         
December 15

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form


Position Locations:                            
Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills

Research Requirements:    
  • One paper per year submitted to a peer reviewed publication.

Program Summary/Training Goals: 
  • Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery with a focus on external fixation.
  • Diabetic limb salvage management from office to hospital to surgical principles.
  • General/common podiatric procedures are performed regularly.
  • Weekly grand rounds with the group. 
  • A fellow's clinic will commence once the fellow has demonstrated good clinical skill set with the director. 
  • The fellow's clinic will consist of independent management of pre/post op patients as well as conservative care patients.  
  • The fellow is encouraged to learn proper surgical and clinical management to yield positively patient outcomes.
  • The work hours can be long but with the purpose of graduating a fellow that feels capable of handling any issue that presents to them.