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Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Podiatric Residency Program

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Marianne Duggan
Wound Care Fellowship Coordinator

Arnold Hertz, DPM
Director, Department of Podiatry and Podiatric Residency Program
David Gordon, DPM
Associate Director, Department of Podiatry and Podiatric Residency Program

Three Years, Six Positions

Our program is a free-standing, three-year residency program in podiatric medicine and surgery with certification in reconstructive and rearfoot/ankle surgery. The residency program training, including all rotations and surgical procedures, takes place at the St. John’s campus and our affiliate Mercy Medical Center, as well as an ambulatory surgery center. The program includes practice management, billing and office rotations.

The curriculum includes:

  • Podiatry
  • Wound Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery, Behavioral Science
  • Radiology
  • Foot Surgery
  • Outpatient Ambulatory Services
  • Dermatology
  • Anesthesia
  • Rehabilitation, and
  • Infectious Disease

Fellowship Program in Advanced Wound Care and Tissue Healing

Joseph Tarantino, DPM
Medical Director, Wound Care Center and Director, Wound Care Fellowship

One Year, Four Positions

The Fellowship Program offers specialized training at a state-of-the-art wound care center and hyperbaric oxygen therapy program.