Editorial Board

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS

Professor and Director 
Externship and Reconstructive
Foot and Ankle Fellowship Programs
Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Department of Orthopedics
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas – USA


ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS
Assistant Professor and Program Director     
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency     
Division of Foot and Ankle   
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - USA

Vasilios D. Polyzois, MD, PhD 
Senior Consultant,
3rd Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
University of Athens Medical School
Chief of Orthopaedic Traumatology
KAT General Hospital
Athens - Greece


Editorial Board Members
Charles A. Andersen, MD, FACS
Chief of Vascular, Endovascular and
Limb Preservation Surgery Service
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington - USA

J. Joseph Anderson, DPM, FACFAS
New Mexico Bone and Joint Institute
Alamogordo, New Mexico - USA 

F. Javier Aragón Sánchez, MD, PhD 
Diabetic Foot Unit, Department of Surgery
La Paloma Hospital
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Spain 

David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Director
Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA)
University of Arizona College of Medicine 
Tucson, Arizona - USA 

Thanos Badekas, MD
Scientific Director, Foot and Ankle 
ABH-Medical Group
Athens - Greece 

Neal R. Barshes, MD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor 
Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine 
Houston, Texas – USA

Fabio Batista, MD
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Sao Paulo - Brazil 

Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Yale School of Medicine 
Director North American Center for Limb Preservation
New Haven, Connecticut - USA 

Thomas Boeni, MD
Head, Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics
Uniklinik Balgrist
University of Zurich Medical School
Zurich - Switzerland 

Luca Dalla Paola, MD
Professor and Chief, Diabetic Foot Unit
Villa Maria Cecilia Hospital
Cotignola - Italy 

Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Director of Reconstructive Rearfoot and
Ankle Surgical Fellowship
Ankle and Foot Care Centers
Kent State University - College of Podiatric Medicine
Youngstown, Ohio - USA

Juan C. Garbalosa, PhD, PT
Director, Motion Analysis Laboratory
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, Connecticut - USA

Alexandru V. Georgescu, MD, PhD 
Professor and Head
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Cluj-Napoca - Romania 

Ioannis A. Ignatiadis, MD, PhD
Head of Advanced Reconstructive Orthopaedic Group
Psyhico Clinic, Athens Medical Center
Athens - Greece 

Mihai Ionac, MD, PhD
Professor and Head, Division of Microsurgery
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Timisoara - Romania

Lucian P. Jiga, MD, PhD
Senior Consultant and Director
Department of Plastic
Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Sugery
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Oldenburg
Oldenburg - Germany

Armin Koller, MD
Chief, Division of Technical Orthopedics 
Co-Chief, Interdisciplinary Diabetic Foot Centre
Mathias-Hospital
Rheine - Germany

Jan Koller, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Surgery
University Hospital
Bratislava - Slovakia 

Jose Luis Lázaro-Martínez, DPM, PhD 
Professor and Chief, Diabetic Foot Unit
Complutense University 
Madrid - Spain 

Rebecca A. Loredo-Hernandez, MD
Professor of Radiology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas – USA      

Aziz Nather, FRCS Edin
Associate Professor and Senior Consultant
Chairman, NUH Diabetic Foot Team
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
National University Health System - Singapore

Tahir Ogut, MD 
Associate Professor
Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 
Istanbul - Turkey 

Xavier Martin Oliva, MD
Professor of Anatomy, University of Barcelona
Chief, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Hospital Valles Sabadell
Barcelona - Spain 

Enrico Parino, MD
Center for Foot Surgery
Casa di Cura Fornaca di Sessant
Torino – Italy

Benjamin J. Pearce, MD
Assistant Professor
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama - USA

Crystal L. Ramanujam, DPM, MSc
Assistant Professor/Clinical
Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas - USA

Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
Orthopaedic Center
Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, Wisconsin – USA

John J. Stapleton, DPM, FACFAS
Associate, Foot and Ankle Surgery
VSAS Orthopaedics
Allentown, Pennsylvania - USA 

Luinio S. Tongson, MD 
Head of Complex Wound Care Center
St. Luke's Medical Center
Quezon City - Philippines

Boulos Toursarkissian, MD, FACS
Adjunct Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas - USA

Jeff G. van Baal, MD
Diabetic Foot Unit
Department of Surgery
Ziekenhuis Groep Twente Hospital
Almelo - Netherlands

Vijay Viswanathan, MD, PhD, FRCP
Managing Director, M.V. Hospital for Diabetes and
Professor M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre
WHO Collaborating Center for Research
Education and Training in Diabetes
Chennai - India