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Foot & Ankle Summit

Each Spring 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.

(In no particular presentation order)

Resident Name Program Presentation Topic
Shontal Dionisopoulos K SF Achilles tendon rupture treatment
Lewis Kane K SF Secondary Surgery Following Lapidus Bunionectomy
Megan Ishibashi K SF Pain Management Following Foot and Ankle Surgery
Logan Mitchell K SF The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Postoperative Outcomes Following Open Reduction and Internal Fixation to Treat Open Ankle Fractures
Fernando Ramirez K SF Correlation Between Isolated Fibular Fracture Displacement and Deep Deltoid Injury: A Comparative Analysis of Arthroscopic and Radiographic Assessments
Jeffrey Sanker K SF Tarsal Coalition: Outcomes following surgical resection
Amber O’Connor K SC Outcomes of Talar Microfracture Surgery and Predictors of Failure
Brandon Kim K SC Outcomes Following Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Ankle Fractures (ORIF) By Podiatric Surgeons
Natalie Coriaty, Katie Pettibone, Dallas Valerio K Val Revision Rates of 1st metatarsal phalangeal joint arthrodesis: A comparative analysis of fixation methods
Research In Progress
Yuki Chen K SC Comparison of distal metatarsal osteotomy for mild bunion deformity with or without lateral soft tissue release
Bogdan Grecea K SC Protective Weight Bearing of Weber B Ankle Fractures: A Prospective Case Series
Saira Kumaravel and Jessica Hsu K SC Effect of tendon gap of acutely ruptured Achilles tendons treated nonoperatively and with early functional rehabilitation
Varsha Salunkhe K SC A retrospective analysis of synovial fluid in hematogenous septic arthritis in native foot and ankle
Aaron Medina K SF Incidence of midfoot posttraumatic arthritis and loss of correction following open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) of Lisfranc’s injuries: A comparison of transarticular screws and K-wire fixation
Craig Krcal Jr. K SF The Vantage Total Ankle System: Short-Term Outcomes and Early Weight-Bearing Allowing Tibial Implant Seating.
Monte Schmalhaus K SF Incidence of ankle valgus after indirect repair of the deltoid ligament with Open Reduction Internal Fixation in unstable ankle fractures

Student Submission School Poster Topic
Kevin Trinh, Rahul Natarajan Western Motivations for Pursuing a Career in Podiatric Medicine
Jessica Landeros, Anushka Ramnani Western Supernumerary Muscles in the Leg and Foot: A Review of Their Types, Frequency, and Clinical Implications
Mitchell Goldman Western Variation in the Lateral Compartment of the Lower Extremity
Michael Guzzardo Western Access to Podiatric Healthcare in Los Angeles County and Health Disparities
Ashley-May Masa Western Podiatric Physician Opioid Prescribing Patterns for Managing Pain
Michelle Yoakim Midwestern Evaluation of How Sport Specific Shoes Affect Heel Peak Pressures on Varying Terrain With and Without a Heel Lift
Ryan Boettger Midwestern Comparison of plantar foot pressures for upright and recumbent bicycles
Brennan Reardon Kent Resolution of Drop Foot Following Repair of Traumatic Laceration of Common Peroneal Nerve Utilizing a Gastrocnemius Muscle Flap
Tiffany Tran, Juniper Yue CSPM Assessment of the contralateral Asymptomatic Foot as a Control Group in Plantar Fasciitis Research: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Approach
Komal Saini CSPM Toenail Dust as an Occupational Hazard in Podiatry: A Systematic Review
Nicole Pham CSPM Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Type 2 Diabetes Management: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Rahul Mishra CSPM The Optimal Dose of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Recalcitrant Plantar Fasciitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Maribel Espinoza CSPM Early Mobilization versus Immobilization as Post-Operative Treatments of Lateral Malleolar Fractures: A Literature Review
Andrew To CSPM Metatarsal Head Resection as a Treatment for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Year Speaker Specialty
2019 Scott Kaiser, MD Pediatric Orthopedics
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
Place Presentation Topic Resident Kaiser Residency Program
2021
1 The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Postoperative Outcomes Following Open Reduction and Internal Fixation to Treat Open Ankle Fractures Logan Mitchell,

PGY-2

Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2 Pain Management Following Foot and Ankle Surgery Megan Ishibashi,

PGY-3

Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
3 Secondary Surgery Following Lapidus Bunionectomy Lewis Kane,

PGY-3

Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2020
1 Success and survivorship following charcot reconstruction, a review of 151 cases Luke McCann, PGY-3 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2 Plate vs Screw Fixation for 2nd and 3rd TMTJ Fusion Nonunion Rates Megan Hom, PGY-3 Kaiser North Bay Consortium
3 Mid-term Incidence of Tarsometatarsal Joint Arthrodesis following Open Reduction with Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Lisfranc Injuries. Shafiq Prasla, PGY-3 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2019
1 Early weightbearing of Jones fractures

 

 

Stephanie Mita, PGY-3 Kaiser North Bay Consortium
2 Success and survivorship following charcot reconstruction, a review of 151 cases Luke McCann, PGY-2 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
3 The influence of TASC classification on amputation healing rates Megan Ishibashi, PGY-1 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2018
1 Revision total ankle arthroplasty: Success and

survivorship

Francesca Castellucci-Garza, PGY-3 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2 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, PGY-3 Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
3 Melanoma of the foot is associated with

advanced disease and poorer survival

 

Yaseer Parupia Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
2017
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
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
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
Place Poster Title Students

(Presenters/Submission in Bold)

Podiatric School

2021

1 Variation in the Lateral Compartment of the Lower Extremity Mitchell Goldman, Michael Amedeo, Lindsey Bustos, Ashley Schneider, Matthew Wedel PhD Western
2 Access to Podiatric Healthcare in Los Angeles County and Health Disparities Michael Guzzardo Western
3 Metatarsal Head Resection as a Treatment for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Andrew To, Monica Cervantes, Patricia Woo, Jason Aguas, Christian Costales, Chia-Ding Shih DPM CSPM

2020:Postponed Student Poster Submission

2019

1 Retrospective review of radiographic outcomes after triplane correction for hallux valgus Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, Stefany Carvalho, Rachel Egdorf, Mindi Dayton, DPM, MHA DMU
2 Effect of hallux valgus surgery on balance and gait in middle aged and older adults

 

Adam Fleischer, DPM, MPH,  Janki Patel, Alyse Acciani, Erin E. Klein, DPM, Sai Yalla, PhD, Lowell Weil, Sr., DPM, Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM Scholl
3 Saline or Antiseptic Solution? A Systematic review of wound characteristics, clinical uses, and wound healing outcomes in negative pressure wound therapy with instillation Varsha S. Salunkhe, Jeremie D. Oliver, David V. Ivanov, Arif Chaudhry, MD, Krishna Vyas, MD, PhD, MHS CSPM

2018

1 Progression of Radiographic Healing Following First Ray Arthrodesis in the Foot Using a Biplanar Plating Technique Without Compression Paul Dayton, DPM, Robert Santrock MD, Merrell Kauwe, DPM, Gary Gansen, DPM, Sean Harper,DPM, Andrea Cifaldi, Rachel Egdorf, Jake Eisenschink DMU
2 Peak Plantar Pressure of Walking Gait in Prefab Orthotics of Different Foot Types Samuel Caine, Danielle Greenfield, Jessica Hethcoat, Raddison Veater, Nishit Vora CSPM
3 Percutaneous Harvest of Calcaneal Bone Autograft: Evaluation of complications, Quantification of Volume and Defining Anatomical Safe Zones Duane   J.Ehredt Jr.DPM, Brandon Rogers, Jaspreet Takhar, Kathy Seisel,DPM KENT

2017

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

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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