How To Achieve Improved Results With The Chopart Amputation
- Volume 20 - Issue 7 - July 2007
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Mr. Dowell is a certified, licensed orthotist-prosthetist (CPO/LPO) and laboratory supervisor at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami.
Dr. Rothenberg is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is the Assistant Chief of the Podiatry Section/Surgical Services at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami.
Dr. Cohen is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is the Chief of the Podiatry Section/Surgical Services and the Director of Podiatric Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Miami.
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