UT Southwestern Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship

Program Director:                            
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Andrew Crisologo, DPM, AACFAS
Matthew Johnson, DPM. FACFAS
Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS, FACFAS
George Liu, DPM, FACFAS
Kathryn Raspovic, DPM, FACFAS
Dane Wukich, MD
David Truong, DPM, MS
Michael Siah, MD

Recent Post Graduate Fellows:
2024-2025: Benjamin R. Fortson, DPM, Arden Harada, DPM and Puja Patel, DPM
2023-2024: Robert Barton II, DPM; Arthur Tarricone, DPM and Tehreem Sajjad, DPM
2022-2023: Elizabeth Ansert, DPM, MBA, MA, AACFAS; Tyler Coye, DPM and Christopher Girgis, DPM, AACFAS

UT Southwestern Medical Center
1801 Inwood Rd MC 9132
Dallas, TX  75390
Phone: (214) 645-3107
Fax: (214) 645-3148
Email: Christina.Burton@UTSouthwestern.edu

Program Information:
Program Video
Meet the Fellow FAQ's

Number of Positions:   
Three clinical fellows; one research fellow

One year

Program Start and End Dates:          
July 1 – June 30

Application Deadline:    
February 1

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form


Position Locations:                           
Dallas, TX: Parkland Health and Hospital System, Clements University Hospital

Research Requirements:    
The overall goals of the Diabetic Limb Salvage research fellow are to learn the fundamentals of clinical research. The fellow will learn to develop and execute a clinical research project including developing and writing grants, research grant reports and manuscripts preparation. The fellow will participate in every aspect of the grant process. We encourage residents to apply during their second year. Our program interviews and accepts residents on an ongoing basis. We usually accept fellows from residents during their second year. Fellows interested in the program do not have to have a completed application to start the application process.  Fellows can begin the process by emailing us your CV.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • The overall goal of the Diabetic Limb Salvage clinical fellowship is to prepare podiatrists to become experts in prevention diagnosis, and treatment of complex, high risk patients with limb threatening complications.
  • The Diabetic Limb Salvage expert must be competent in all aspects of clinical care. They must also be able to critically evaluate the medical literature and understand the pivotal elements of research design and analysis.

Post Graduate Fellows History
2021-2022: Sahab Danesh, DPM, AACFAS; Randi Heming, DPM, AACFAS and Brent Volper, DPM
2020-2021: Katerina Grigoropoulos, DPM, AACFAS; Jennifer Kep, DPM; Amanda Pajouh, DPM, AACFAS and Amanda Killeen, DPM (Research)
2019-2020: Amanda Killeen, DPM; and Jaminelli Banks, DPM and Virginia Parks, DPM, FACFAS
2018-2019: Matthew Johnson, DPM, FACFAS and David Truong, DPM, MS
2017-2019: Andrew Crisologo, DPM, AACFAS (Research)