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FASMA in the Community: Pasadena Division Participates in Career Day

Published Monday April 27, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC’s Pasadena Division participated in Career Day on Thursday, April 23. Dr. Jenny Nguyen and lead medical assistant Kristy Davidson visited a local elementary school, where they discussed the podiatric and medical fields with third-, fourth- and fifth-graders. “It was a great opportunity to get out into the community and inform kids that dreams do come true,” said Kristy Davidson.

Dr. Ashleigh E. Korves Elected Associate Chief of Podiatry at Anne Arundel Medical Center

Published Wednesday April 22, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Ashleigh E. Korves (Annapolis and Clarksville Divisions) was recently elected Associate Chief of Podiatry at Anne Arundel Medical Center. “I’m looking forward to working with other specialities to bring multidisciplinary care to our patients by raising awareness about podiatric care and surgery,” said Dr. Korves. Dr. Korves is a native Marylander who grew up outside Annapolis and attended the Severn School in Severna Park. She graduated from Wellesley College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a minor in Chemistry. She then received her DPM degree from the… Read More

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC Podiatrist Dr. Priya Parthasarathy Featured in APMA Young Physicians’ Your APMA Magazine

Published Wednesday April 15, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Priya Parthasarathy (Silver Spring – White Oak Division) was featured in a recent APMA Young Physicians’ Your APMA Magazine article titled “Your Liaison to the APMA Board of Trustees: Priya Parthasarathy, DPM.” Dr. Parthasarathy was recently named Young Physicians Liaison to the APMA Board of Trustees at the 2015 APMA House of Delegates Meeting in March.  She will attend and participate in board meetings, while representing the interests of young physicians, for a two-year term. “Being involved in this work, and the conversations around legislation and the lack of young… Read More

FASMA Dr. Howard Osterman Featured in Business Insider

Published Wednesday April 1, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Howard Osterman (Silver Spring and DC-I Street Divisions) was featured in a recent Business Insider article titled “Feet: The Foundation for Fitness and Health.” Dr. Osterman offered advice as an American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) spokesman and as a podiatric consultant to the Washington Wizards.  Building strength in the feet is important in preventing injury and increasing whole body balance and stability. Simple exercises, such as picking up small objects with the feet, can help build arch strength.  “We don’t need the toes to have the dexterity of fingers but… Read More

FASMA Podiatrists Attend 2015 APMA House of Delegates Meeting

Published Monday March 30, 2015

Several FASMA doctors attended the 2015 American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. Dr. Seth A. Rubenstein (Reston Division) spoke on resolutions and propositions as a member of Board of Trustees. Dr. Michael Tritto (Rockville Division) was also in attendance, speaking as part of the Resolution Committee. Drs. Andrew Liss (Columbia/Kensington/White Oak Divisions) – member of Maryland Delegation, Priya Parthasarathy (White Oak Division) – Young Physician Liaison, Stephen Palmer (Annapolis/Clarksville Divisions), and Erika M. Schwartz (Chevy Chase/DC-K Street Divisions) were also in attendance. Congratulations to Dr. Schwartz in her new position as AMPA-PAC representative for DC! The… Read More

FASMA Podiatrist Dr. Levine Featured in The Frederick News Post

Published Tuesday March 24, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. David J. Levine (Frederick Division) was featured in The Frederick News Post “Snow Photos” article on March 6, 2015! A photo of Dr. Levine running along Christophers Crossing Rd in the snow in Frederick was posted on March 5. To see this photo and others from Thursday’s snowstorm, please click here.

Dr. Jennifer Gerres Joins Mid-Atlantic Supergroup

Published Thursday March 5, 2015

Dr. Jennifer A. Gerres joined the Silver Spring/Fenton Street division of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC, March 1, 2015! Dr. Jennifer A. Gerres is a 2010 graduate of the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. While attending Des Moines University, Dr. Gerres served as a Basic Surgical Skills Teaching Assistant, Lower Limb Anatomy Teaching Assistant, and University Peer Tutor. Dr. Gerres joins Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (FASMA) after completing a three-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic in her native Cleveland, Ohio, specializing… Read More

FASMA Podiatrist Dr. Firestone Featured in “Run Washington”

Published Monday March 2, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Lee E. Firestone (Chevy Chase and DC-K Street Divisions) was featured in a recent Run Washington article titled “Vitamin D Deficiencies During the Winter Could Contribute to Stress Fractures.” Dr. Firestone offered insight on the relationship between Vitamin D deficiency and stress fractures: “Unfortunately, stress fractures are often season ending injuries. It is best to let them heal, address the factors leading to the fracture and come back even stronger the next season. In runners, the three most common stress fractures are of the metatarsal bones (long bones in the… Read More

Dr. Freedman Featured in HIStalk Practice

Published Friday February 6, 2015

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (FASMA) podiatrist Dr. David Freedman (Columbia Divisions) was featured in a recent article on HIStalk Practice, 5 Questions with David Freedman, DPM Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic. Dr. Freedman offered advice and tips on the upcoming switch to ICD-10: “We have been preparing for ICD-10-CM  dating back to January 2014. We hold monthly webinars, teaching ICD-10-CM using the website I created,www.ICDTENhelp.com. This site was developed to help in understanding the new conversion, and to get ready for our planned go-live date of October 1, 2015. It converts ICD-9-CM codes to… Read More