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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: Dr. Scott Kaiser, pediatric orthopedic specialist

2019 Resident Presentations

  • Success and survivorship following charcot reconstruction, a review of 151 cases
    Luke McCann, Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle
  • Ten year incidence of midfoot arthrodesis following ORIF of lisfrancs injuries
    Shafiq Prasla, Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle
  • Quantifying the amount of blood flow needed to heal a transmetatarsal amputation
    Jessica Lin and Lisa Yoon, Kaiser South Bay
  • Surgical symptomatic recurrence of idiopathic and non-idiopathic clubfoot
    Toby Ishizuka, Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle
  • The influence of TASC classification on amputation healing rates
    Megan Ishibashi, Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle
  • The determinate value of the medial clear space for deltoid integrity in lateral malleolar fractures: A correlative analysis of arthroscopic and radiographic findings.
    Myles Knutson, Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle
  • Early weightbearing of Jones fractures
    Stephanie Mita, Kaiser North Bay
  • The effects of timing and in-line flow on the success of healing pedal amputations
    Matthew Doyle, Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle

2019 Student Poster Presentations

  • Retrospective review of radiographic outcomes after triplane correction for hallux valgus
    Stefany Carvalho, Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Saline or Antiseptic Solution? A Systematic review of wound characteristics, clinical uses, and wound healing outcomes in negative pressure wound therapy with instillation
    Varsha Salunkhe, California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University
  • Biomarker discovery for prediction of healing vs. non-healing chronic diabetic foot ulcers
    Matthew Diamond, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • Effect of hallux valgus surgery on balance and gait in middle-aged and older adults
    Janki Patel, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • The effect of three-dimensional printed models on the reliability of the assessment of the Lauge-Hansen classification system
    Christopher Berkelbach, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Previous Keynote Speakers

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

Resident Research Award Winners

2019
Place Presentation Topic Resident Kaiser Residency Program
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
Place Presentation Topic Resident Kaiser Residency Program
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 withadvanced disease and poorer survival Yaseer Parupia Kaiser SF Bay Area Foot & Ankle Residency Program
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

2019
Place Poster Title Students (Presenters in Bold) Podiatric School
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
Place Poster Title Students (Presenters in Bold) Podiatric School
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 Temple
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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