Laurence Rubin, DPM, FACFAS
Other Program Faculty:
Scott Vantre, DPM, FACFAS
James Shadbolt, DPM, FACFAS
David Weiss, DPM, FACFAS
Recent Post Graduate Fellows:
2021-2022: Jonathon Srour, DPM, AACFAS
2020-2021: Israel Santander, DPM, AACFAS
Foot and Ankle Specialists of Virginia
7016 Lee Park Road Suite 105
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Phone: (804) 746-5488
Fax: (804) 730-1223
Number of Positions:
One fellow in surgery
Program Start and End Dates:
August 1 – July 31
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form
$52,500, plus benefits
Foot and Ankle Specialists of Virginia office; St Marys Hospital; Memorial Regional Hospital; Henrico Doctors Hospital: Retreat, Forest and Parham campuses
Must have published one article a year in a peer reviewed journal; must submit one poster for the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference
Program Summary/Training Goals:
- The fellowship is designed to be an extension (not a repeat) of the surgeon’s residency training.
- There will be an emphasis on: reconstruction, revision and limb preservation surgery.
- The fellow will be expected to gain experience and confidence in basic foot surgery as well as rearfoot and ankle surgery and eventually perform these procedures independently.
- The fellow will be directly involved in the examination, work up, planning, performance and post-operative care of their patients.
- They will be expected to manage, with oversight, patients on the floor, in the ED and in the office setting.
- The fellow will be required to publish at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal but will be strongly encouraged to publish more than the minimal requirement.
- The fellow will also submit a poster for the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference and will lecture at the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association (VPMA) meeting.
- The fellow will have direct interaction and communication with the faculty.
- The goal of the fellowship is to have the fellow learn surgery from multiple ABFAS Board Certified surgeons.