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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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January 2020

Volume 33 Issue 1
By Eric M. Feit, DPM, FACFAS, Alona Kashanian, DPM, Nina Argade, DPM and Pooya Lashkari, DPM
Plantar warts can be challenging to treat in any patient. However, when factoring in complexities associated with a pediatric patient, the provider must carefully consider the best options for each case. Accordingly, the authors share an evidence-…
By Brittany E. Mayer, DPM and Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, MHA
Circular external fixation, also known as Ilizarov frames, has been widely utilized in musculoskeletal surgery since Ilizarov developed a novel frame construct incorporating circular rings with wire fixation.1 Evolving over the years, the circular…
By Karen A. Langone, DPM, DABPM, FAAPSM
Custom orthotics can contain a multitude of features and modifications to facilitate effective treatment. With this in mind, this author reviews pertinent decision-making pathways for the optimal orthotic to help address conditions of the rearfoot…
By Eric Fuller, DPM and Robert D. Phillips, DPM
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
About 20 years ago, I spent the three years of my residency in Pittsburgh working on treatments and ideas for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD). Over the course of three years, we performed numerous procedures ranging from pure tendon…
By Jennifer J. Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor
Statistically, physician burnout is likely impacting someone you know, quite possibly even yourself. The ramifications of this phenomenon can be devastating, life-altering and further reaching than one may initially think. With this in mind, the…
By Anthony Poggio, DPM
With the ongoing increase in available wound care products and services, this author discusses how to approach coding for these complex cases. 
By Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS
Given the challenges of surgical reconstruction for midfoot Charcot neuroarthropathy, this author emphasizes the benefits and flexibility of the plantar approach, sharing step-by-step insights on perioperative planning, technique and postoperative…
Panelists: Joe Altepeter, DPM, Sahab K. Danesh, DPM and Nicole Zahn, DPM, MS
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS
As parity with MD and DO colleagues becomes increasingly important, these second-year resident panelists discuss their experiences with non-podiatric rotations and their associated challenges and triumphs. Additionally, they share advice for fellow…
By David Swain, DPM
Multiple studies link sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors, the newest class of medications for treating diabetes, with a possible increase in lower extremity amputations.1-8 The exact cause is unknown and the research is conflicting.­6
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