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.

Make a Difference This Year

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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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WELCOME TO The Society

The West Penn Foot & Ankle Society represents 183 foot and ankle surgeons from across the country.

Mission & Vision

Since 1996, we have been committed to the advancement of foot and ankle surgery. We offer educational opportunities and resources to our members so they can stay up-to-date on latest advancements in 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.

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

Alumni Reception in Los Angeles

ACFAS 2023 is right around the corner! Join us at the 10th Annual West Penn Alumni Reception.
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Alumni Reception in Los Angeles

ACFAS 2023 is right around the corner! Join us at the 10th Annual Alumni Reception. We look forward to seeing you there!
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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. Our 3-year program offers surgical residents the opportunity to train in a supportive, collaborative, and diverse environment.

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Our Residency Program

The Foot & Ankle Surgical Residency Program at West Penn Hospital is among the top surgical training programs in the country.

The distinguished Residency Program focuses on developing future leaders, stimulating research, supporting education, and cultivating innovation in the field of foot and ankle surgery. Our 3-year program gives surgical residents the opportunity to train in a supportive, collaborative, and diverse environment.

Featured Sponsors

Upcoming Scott Alter, DPM Lecture

Saturday, March 4th, 2023

The Scott Alter, DPM, Memorial Lectures are free for Alumni, Fellows, Residents and Students. Register for upcoming lectures today.

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Upcoming Scott Alter, DPM Lecture

Saturday, March 4th, 2023

The Scott Alter, DPM, Memorial Lectures are free for Alumni, Fellows, Residents and Students. Register for upcoming lectures today.

Register NOW2023 Calendar

Latest News

The latest West Penn Foot and Ankle Society and Residency Program news and updates.

10th Annual Alumni Seminar

10th Annual Alumni Seminar

The West Penn Foot & Ankle Society had another great Alumni Seminar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this year! We would like to extend a special thank you to our key note speaker, Justin Fleming, DPM.  We would also like to thank our board members and Debbie Hoffman...

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