The Foot & Ankle Salvage, Trauma, and Reconstruction (FASTR) Fellowship of Atlanta

Program Director:                             
Allen Raphael, DPM, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:    
Samantha Miner, DPM, AACFAS
John Martucci, DPM, AACFAS
Amish Dudeja, DPM, AACFAS

Post Graduate Fellow:    
2024-2025: Nate Tirabassi, DPM
2023-2024: Marina Tony, DPM, AACFAS

Upperline Health Inc.
3200 Highlands Pkwy SE, Ste 100
Smyrna, GA 30082
Phone: (615) 627-2193


Number of Positions:        

One year

Program Start and End Dates:           
August 1 – July 31

Application Deadline:                         
September 1

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form
Interested applicants may contact


Position Locations:                            
Atlanta, GA

Research Requirements:    
Presentation of a poster at the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference.
Written manuscript submitted to JFAS, FASTRAC or other relevant journal.

Program Summary/Training Goals: 
  • The purpose of this one-year post-residency fellowship training program is to provide an advanced and intense surgical experience from a regional referral base of complex foot/ankle/leg patients with an emphasis on complex limb salvage, trauma, and reconstructive surgery.
  • The program will provide training in surgical skills and fully develop the fellow as an educator in the field of podiatric medicine wound care and surgery.
  • The surgical skills that are fine-tuned include in-depth exposure to various aspects of reconstructive complex fixation techniques, total ankle replacement, and Charcot reconstruction.
  • The fellow will also gain office and hospital exposure as related to patient and functional management of the business aspects of a private practice.