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Dr. Howard Osterman works together with the United Way for their Kindness Initiative!

Dr. Howard Osterman from our Silver Spring, MD (Fenton) and Washington, DC (1775 K Street) offices shares why he volunteers for the Project Homeless Connect with the United Way. As part of the kindness initiative, Dr. Osterman and his offices have supplied free podiatry services for the United Way National Capitol Area’s project Homeless Connect for the past seven years. Dr. Osterman and his team love being able to give back to the community and see people getting the support they need.  

Dr. Priya Parthasarathy featured in the New York Times

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) Silver Spring, MD podiatrist Priya Parthasarathy, DPM, was featured in the New York Times Article “Why Runners Shouldn’t Wear Flip-Flops“.  Dr. Parthasarathy talks about runners wearing flip-flops, running, and plantar fasciitis. Check out the full article by clicking here! 

Dr. Adam Spector interviewed on Maryland Public TV

Dr. Adam Spector from our Rockville and Wheaton offices was interviewed  by Dr. David Doman, M.D. the Host of Housecall on April 16th, 2019. Check out the video to learn about plantar fasciitis, orthotics, running, diabetic foot care, ingrown toenails, fungal nails, and how to stay mobile.

Charlottesville Annual Shoe Drive

Charlottesville, VA podiatrist, Dr. Samuel Schustek is this year’s co-chair of the Let Someone Fill Your Shoes campaign. Together, the Salvation Army of Charlottesville and the Charlottesville Podiatry Association have been collecting donated shoes to distribute to those in need for 28 years. During the month of January, gently used shoes will be collected for distribution at the Salvation Army on February 23rd. Approximately 30 years ago, the APMA started a National campaign for collecting shoes for the homeless. The Charlottesville Podiatry Association continued this effort through the years, now in their 29th year, collecting over 100,000 pairs of shoes…. Continue Reading

Dr. David Levine Discusses Post-Op Orthoses in Podiatry Today

In the December 2018 issue 12 volume 31 of Podiatry Today, Dr. David Levine responds to questions regarding Post-Op Orthoses in an expert four panelist Q&A. Dr. Levine discuses for which conditions he recommends post-op orthoses and the type of benefits patients should expect to see. He indicates that when a patient has a procedure that changes their biomechanical function, orthotic devices should be a postoperative option, as orthotics are a great way to improve function and enhance comfort. Modifications and each orthotic device is specific to the type of surgery and underlying symptom. It is important to be properly… Continue Reading

MoCo365 Features FASMA

Dr. David Freedman, a founding member and Vice President of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, is featured on MoCo365. This initiative highlights businesses from all sectors of Montgomery County, Maryland with the purpose of showing the diversity of the area through the stories of successful leaders, entrepreneurs, and inventors. While FASMA began in MoCo, it has expanded throughout the Mid-Atlantic with 35 offices reaching from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. Learn more about our history and what makes us unique by watching this video.  

Doctors Recognized for Sports Medicine Care

Congratulations to 9 of our doctors, who were declared the “Best of Washington” in the June 2018 issue of Washingtonian Magazine! Each year, the magazine sends out a survey to doctors in the Maryland, Virginia, and DC region to vote for their peers, which results in their Top Docs list. The doctors featured in the June “Best of Washington” issue were compiled from their annual Top Docs list and emphasized which doctors to turn to if you’re facing a sports-related injury. The following doctors have been named to the list of the DC area’s Top Docs for Sports Medicine Care:… Continue Reading

APMA Video Interview with Dr. Rubenstein

Dr. Seth Rubenstein fields questions on Facebook regarding foot and ankle health. Dr. Rubenstein is the Vice President of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). Based on an APMA survey of over 1,200 US adults ages 18 to 75, over 75% of those who responded have had foot pain. Almost half of the respondents experienced more than one painful foot condition and over 81% of obese respondents have experienced foot pain. Learn more about foot pain and podiatry by watching the video below.  Foot pain is not normal. If you’re experiencing foot pain, be sure to make an appointment… Continue Reading

The APMA House of Delegates Meet in DC, Elects Seth Rubenstein, DPM as new VP

This year’s 98th House of Delegates meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) in Washington, DC convened to vote on new officials of the House, the Board, and to plan and implement procedures and policies that will assist the advancement of podiatric medicine. Dr. Seth Rubenstein who previously served as the Treasurer, was elected as the Vice President of the APMA’s House of Delegates. The House of Delegates is the body of the APMA. Its purpose is to provide fair representation of the interests of podiatrists across the country and make policy recommendations to the Board. A separate Legislative… Continue Reading

New Doctors in Annapolis

Our podiatry office in Annapolis, MD added experienced doctors and podiatric expertise to better serve your area. We’re happy to introduce three new faces who hold over 90 years of combined experience. Dr. Gina Saffo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, past Secretary and current member of the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association, and past President and current member of the American Association for Women Podiatrists. Dr. Gene Mirkin serves as the President of the Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic and was voted among his peers as one… Continue Reading