Inspiring the next
generation of
foot AND ankle
surgeons

The West Penn Foot and Ankle Society supports its members in establishing and nurturing relationships with peers across the country.

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Make a Difference This Year.

You can make a difference by donating to the West Penn Foot & Ankle Society.
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About The Society

The West Penn Foot and Ankle Society was established in 1996. Today, the Society represents 183 surgeons across the country. 

Mission & Vision

The West Penn Foot and Ankle Society is a collaborative organization comprised of surgeons dedicated to the advancement of foot and ankle surgery.

The Society’s initiatives focus on developing future leaders, stimulating research, supporting education, and cultivating innovation in the field of foot and ankle surgery.

We strive to provide our members with educational opportunities and resources so they can stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in foot and ankle surgery.

Who We Are

The West Penn Foot and Ankle Society is a recognized and trusted organization made up of the most respected foot and ankle surgeons from across the country. 

Erica Evans, DPM

Des Moines, Iowa

Michael Dombek, DPM, FACFAS

Fayetteville, Georgia

Alan Catanzariti, DPM, FACFAS

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sham Persaud, DPM, FACFAS

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scott Nelson, DPM

Omaha, Nebraska

10th Annual Alumni Seminar

The Annual West Penn Foot & Ankle Society Alumni Seminar was a huge success! Here are the highlights from the event.
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10th Annual Alumni Seminar

The Annual West Penn Foot & Ankle Society Alumni Seminar was a huge success! Here are the highlights from the event.
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Our Residency Program

The distinguished Foot & Ankle Surgical Training Program at West Penn Hospital focuses on developing future leaders, stimulating research, supporting education, and cultivating innovation in the field of foot and ankle surgery. We offer a 3-year program where surgical residents train in a supportive, collaborative, and diverse environment that offers the highest standards in medical care.

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Our Residency Training Program

The West Penn Hospital Foot & Ankle Residency Program is one of the best surgical training programs in the country.

The distinguished Foot & Ankle Surgical Training Program at West Penn Hospital focuses on developing future leaders, stimulating research, supporting education, and cultivating innovation in the field of foot and ankle surgery. We offer a 3-year program where surgical residents train in a supportive, collaborative, and diverse environment that offers the highest standards in medical care.

Featured Sponsors

Register For Upcoming Lectures

Need CME credits? See the calendar and sign up for upcoming Scott Alter, DPM Lectures today!
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Register For Upcoming Lectures

Need CME credits? See the calendar and sign up for upcoming Scott Alter, DPM Lectures today!
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The latest West Penn Foot and Ankle Society and Residency Program news and updates.

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