Dr. Ashleigh E. Korves Elected MPMA Secretary
Published Friday May 15, 2015
Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Ashleigh E. Korves (Annapolis and Clarksville Divisions) was recently elected Secretary of the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA) at its annual meeting.
Dr. Korves’ election to the MPMA Board marks another young FASMA physician moving up the ladder at MPMA, with Dr. Enzo Leone (Baltimore and Pasadena Divisions) stepping down from MPMA President.
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 Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. While in podiatry school, she was a member of the Pi Delta National Honors Society, and received the William L. Goldfarb Foundation Education Award.
Dr. Korves joined the practice in August 2011, after completing a three-year comprehensive foot and ankle surgical residency at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. She served as chief resident in her final year, and received the Dr. Gary P. Jolly Academic Achievement Award upon graduating from the program.
Dr. Korves has a particular interest in sports medicine, trauma and athletic injuries, reconstructive surgery, diabetic wound care, and limb salvage. She treats patients of all ages with any foot and ankle conditions. She is currently on staff at Anne Arundel Medical Center and Howard County General Hospital.
In addition, Dr. Korves is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons.
Dr. Korves was a former ballet dancer, as well as a soccer and lacrosse player. She was the goalkeeper on the varsity lacrosse team at Wellesley College. Today, Dr. Korves is an avid runner. She also volunteers with the SPCA of Anne Arundel County in Annapolis and is a member of their RACE Team, a group that runs with the active, athletic dogs awaiting adoption.