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To educate and advance the art of minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery to lower extremity surgeons around the world.

The AMIFAS educational mission is to advance the art and science of podiatric medicine by providing quality clinical learning experiences to members and non-members, and shall include a variety of instructional sessions aimed at significantly enhancing patient care, treatment protocols, and practice efficiency. The program may include interactive educational learning methods and principles utilizing lectures, panel discussions, point-counterpoint, case studies, question and answer, handouts, audio-visual materials (including media or narrations), hands-on workshops and roundtable discussions with moderators to achieve a well-rounded venue of postgraduate instruction.


Executive Committee

Beth Klawitter, DPM
3346 North 108th Street
Omaha NE 68164
Interim Scientific Director

Beth Pearce, DPM
13400 Sutton Part Dr. S., Ste 1103
Jacksonville FL 32224

John Fenice, MD
Heritage Medical Associates
2601 Annand Drive, #4
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: 302-998-3334

John Longobardo, DPM, MD
1339 Baxter Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 828-245-1111

Board Members

Steven Shoemaker, DPM
1421 Secret Ravine Pkwy, Suite 11
Roseville, CA 95661
Phone: 916-781-3223

J. Monroe Laborde MD, MS
3434 Prytania Street, Suite 430
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: 504-899-6391

Andrew Glass, DPM
315 Madison Ave.- Suite 2301
New York NY 10017
Phone: 212-867-2500

Anthony Spitz DPM
505 N Wolf Rd
Wheeling  IL 60090

Neha Khanna, DPM
702 8th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-840-0660 (Office)

Brant McCartan, DPM
1233 N. Mayfair Rd. -Suite 304
Milwaukee WI 53226
Phone: 414-257-3322

Fellowship Chair
Neil Barney, DPM
4 Ash Street
Mashpee, MA 02649
Phone: 774-238-1910

Evan Breth, DPM
702 8th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-840-0660 (Office)

Jordan Sullivan, DPM
13402 W Coal Mine Ave
Littleton CO 80127
Phone: 402-310-7374

Past President & International Chairman
Stephen Isham DPM, MD
101 Ironwood Road, Suite 131
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-666-0605
Fax: 208-666-091

Legal Counsel
Lawrence F. Kobak, DPM, JD
Frier Levitt
101 Greenwich Street, Suite 8B
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 516-410-2835

Executive Director
Ann Dosen
1249 Chapin Road Unit 1083
Chapin, SC 29036

(727) 422-3996


Past Presidents

Victor Horsley, DPM
1 Deans Lane
Nassau, Bahamas
Phone: 242-322-5402

Sheldon Nadal, DPM
586 Eglinton Ave E
Toronto, Ontario M4P 1P2

Borys Markewych, DPM
3707 S. Grand Boulevard, Suite A
Spokane, WA 99203
Phone: 509-747-0274
Fax: 509-747-3220

Donald Peacock, DPM
325 Jefferson St
Whiteville NC 28472

Michael Fanous, DPM
15366 11th Street, Ste D
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone: 760-951-1238
Fax: 760-951-1473

Lawrence F. Kobak, DPM, JD
Frier Levitt
101 Greenwich Street, Suite 8B
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 516-410-2835

Burton Katzen, DPM
4302 St Barnabus Rd
Templle Hills MD 20748
Phone: 301-243-9494

Michael Warshaw, DPM
444 S. Meridian Street
Ravenna, OH 44255
Phone: 330-297-7330
Fax: 330-298-0497

Edward R. Cohen, DPM
12056 Mobile Avenue
Norwood Village
Gulfport, MS 39503

Richard M. Cowin, D.P.M.
7932 W. Sand Lake Road
Suite 106
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: 407 722-8750

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