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Foot & Ankle Summit

Every May, the Northern California Kaiser Residency Programs meet for the Kaiser Permanente Foot & Ankle Summit in which Kaiser Permanent attendings and residents celebrate the residents’ research accomplishments for the year.

Keynote Speakers: Drs. Peter Peng and Phil Wirganowicz

2018 Resident Presentation Winners



1st place
– Melanoma of the foot is associated with advanced disease and poorer survival
– Yaseer Parupia

2nd Place – Osseous and soft tissue complications associated with foot and ankle surgery in patients with rheumatoid arthritis taking a variety of anti-rheumatic medications
– Colten Dougherty

3rd Place – Revision total ankle arthroplasty: Success and survivorship
– Francesca Castellucci-Garza

2018 Student Poster Winners

1st place – Progression of radiographic helaing following first ray arthrodesis in the foot using a biplanar plating technique without compression. Dayton P, Santrock R, Kauwe M, Gansen G, Harper S, Cifaldi A, Egdorf R, Eisenschink J.
– Presented by Rachel Egdorf, Des Moines University

2nd Place – Peak plantar pressure of walking gait in prefab orthotics of different foot types. Samuel Caine, Danielle Greenfield, Jessica Hethcoat, Steven Hill, Raddison Veater, Nishit Vora.
– Presented by Samuel Caine, Danielle Greenfield, Jessica Hethcoat, Raddison Veater, Nishit Vora, California School of Podiatric Medicine

3rd Place – Percutaneous harvest of calcaneal bone autograft: evaluation of complications, quantification of volume and defining anatomical safe zones. Ehredt Jr. DJ, Rogers B, Takhar J, Seisel K.
– Presented by Brandon Rogers, Kent University

Previous Keynote Speakers

Year Speaker Specialty
2018 Phil Wirganowicz, MD
Peter Peng, MD
Musculoskeletal Oncology, Kaiser Northwest
Surgical Oncologist, Kaiser Oakland
2017 Joan Lo, MD Director of Research, East Bay
Endocrinology, Kaiser Oakland
2016 Michael Conte, MD
Alexander Reyzelman, DPM
Vascular Surgery, UCSF Limb Preservation Cofounder
Podiatric Surgery, Wound care specialist, UCSF Limb Preservation Cofounder
2015 James O. Johnston, MD Musculoskeletal Oncology and Orthopedic Surgery
2014 Roger Baxter, MD Infectious Disease and Research, Kaiser Oakland
2013 Shannon Rush, DPM Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Foot & Ankle Surgery

Resident Research Award Winners

2017
Place Presentation Topic Resident Kaiser Residency Program
1 3-Year morbidity and mortality after transmetatarsal amputation Barbara Adams, PGY-3 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2 Timing of vascular intervention in relation to TMA survivability Eric Shi, PGY-2 Kaiser South Bay Consortium
3 Prevalence of metatarsal fracture among women with proximal diaphyseal and atypical femur fractures Tenaya West, PGY-1 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2016
Place Presentation Topic Resident Kaiser Residency Program
1 Medial malleolar fractures: ORIF vs percutaneous fixation. A retrospective comparative study Patrick Levine, PGY-3 Kaiser South Bay Consortium
2 Timing of vascular intervention in relation to TMA survivability Eric Shi, PGY-1 Kaiser South Bay Consortium
3 3-Year morbidity and mortality after transmetatarsal amputation Joshua Edlinger, PGY-3 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2015
Place Presentation Topic Resident Kaiser Residency Program
1 3-Year morbidity and mortality after transmetatarsal amputation Barbara Adams, PGY-1 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2 Comparative nonunion rates in triple arthrodesis Lindsey Klassen, PGY-2 Kaiser South Bay Consortium
3 Does timing of vascular intervention in patients undergoing transmetatarsal amputation (TMA) secondary to peripheral vascular disease have an effect on healing/survivability of TMA stump? Marshall Jex, PGY-2 Kaiser South Bay Consortium

Student Research Poster Award Winners

2017
Place Poster Title Students (Presenters in Bold) Podiatric School
1 Titanium scaffolding: A novel replacement for iliac bone grafts in salvage of failed first metatarsal procedures. Ryan Carter, DPM, Colin Zdenek, DPM, Nicholas Todd, DPM, Shannon Rush, DPM, Natalie Coriaty, Katherine Pettibone CSPM
2 Evaluation of the mechanical axis of the first ray before and after first metatarsal-phalangeal joint reconstructive surgery. Sara Naguib, Brian S. Derner, and Andrew J. Meyr, DPM Temple
3 Correlation between patient-reported and functional outcome measures following ankle injury. Zinnia M. Rocha, Sean R. Lyons, Gurvikram Boparai, Brian Derner, Trevor Klinkner, Christine Palma, Kevin Perra, Anthony Samaan Temple
2016
Place Poster Title Students (Presenters in Bold) Podiatric School
1 Genetically enhanced PDGFR-B production in primary neonatal dermal fibroblasts using CRISPR/CAS9 delivered by MEMS-based Lance Array Nanoinjection JW Sessions, CS Stousen, BT Garcia, JK Adler, DG Armstrong, DS Nickerson, S Hope, BD Jensen Midwestern
2 The effect of variable lower extremity immobilization devices on brake response driving outcomes Zinnia M. Rocha, Matthew W. Lawrence, Kayla Baloga, Brian Derner, Jonathan C. Dillard, Jared Littlejohn, Alexandra Spangler Temple
3 Type IV cell mediated hypersensitivity reaction caused by titatinum implant following medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy and first metatarsal-cuneiform arthrodesis Stephen J. Kriger, Shontal Behan, Parth Phakta, Chiolas G. Bruning, Brennan A. Menninger, Mark C. Razzante CSPM
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