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Dr. Saylee Tulpule Participates in Health Fair

Podiatrist Saylee Tulpule, DPM, of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) Silver Spring/Fenton and Eye Street NW locations recently participated in a health fair in DC sponsored by the Health and Human Services Department.  Dr. Tulpule has attended this annual health fair for the past two years.  The Health and Human Services Department in Washington, DC, hosts an Open Enrollment Health Fair for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Customs and Border Protection Agency.  More than 1000 federal employees attended.  Dr. Tulpule handed out information about podiatrists and their practice, and discussed common foot… Continue Reading

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC Attends NCQA Quality Talks

David J. Freedman, DPM, and Seth A. Rubenstein, DPM, of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC attend annual “TED”-style healthcare conference On November 9, 2015, Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) podiatrists David J. Freedman, DPM (Silver Spring Division) and Seth A. Rubenstein, DPM (Reston Division) attended the annual Quality Talks event, presented by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum in Washington, DC.  The event was held as a celebration of NCQA’s 25th anniversary. Drs. Freedman and Rubenstein joined with other health care leaders and policymakers… Continue Reading

Dr. Osterman Interviewed on Local Radio Station WPFW

Dr. Howard G. Osterman was featured on local radio station WPFW 89.3 FM on November 23, during the Community Watch and Comment – Monday segment at 11am.  The segment is broadcasted weekday mornings and discusses various local businesses and issues.  Host Gloria Minott interviewed Dr. Osterman about diabetes awareness, for seniors in particular. “We have an aging population,” Dr. Osterman said, “and as people age, there are many conditions that can occur and cause problems – diabetes is certainly one of them. Our population is heavier than it should be, and as we get older, Type II diabetes is becoming… Continue Reading

Hagerstown Podiatry Practices Merges with Mid-Atlantic Supergroup

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (FASMA) is proud to announce that it will be adding four doctors and two locations on January 1, 2016, bringing its total number of doctors to 37 and total number of locations to 24. Todd Harrison, DPM, Mark Roemer, DPM, Betsy Rosenthal, DPM, and Gregory Smith, DPM, of Podiatry Associates of Hagerstown, bring more than 20 years of experience to the group. Drs. Harrison, Roemer, Rosenthal and Smith practice in the Hagerstown office, located on the Meritus Medical Campus, and Dr. Harrison also practices at a separate location in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania. Dr…. Continue Reading

Dr. Firestone Receives Volunteer Service Award

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (FASMA) podiatrist Dr. Lee E. Firestone has been named the 2015 recipient of the Ken Caputo Volunteer Service Award, presented by Just Tryan It, a non-profit organization supporting families fighting childhood cancer. The award was created in honor of Ken Caputo, an enthusiastic and well-loved volunteer and organizer of the annual JTI Triathalon. The award is presented to a volunteer that embodies Ken’s qualities. From the Just Tryan It Facebook page: “[Lee’s] enthusiasm was infectious. He made each kid feel like a winner as he tirelessly ran side-by-side with many runners encouraging… Continue Reading

David J. Freedman, DPM, Hosts Podiatric Residency Seminar

David J. Freedman, DPM, FASPS, CPC, CPMA, of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC, hosts Baltimore students at company headquarters On November 3, 2015, Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) podiatrist David J. Freedman, DPM (Silver Spring Divisions) invited Baltimore VA Medical Center residents to the FASMA company headquarters in Rockville, Maryland for an opportunity to learn about podiatric practice aspects. The 11 residents, visiting students, third-year Dr. Michael Egersten, and their residency director, Dr. Rick Adams, arranged to have Dr. Freedman provide a general overview of podiatric medical documentation requirements, modifier use, proper CPT… Continue Reading

Dr. Adam Spector Offers Advice on Ensuring the Perfect Fit for Orthotics

Adam K. Spector, DPM, of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC comments on construction, casting, and fitting patients for orthotics Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) podiatrist Adam K. Spector, DPM (Wheaton and Shady Grove Divisions) was recently featured in Podiatry Today, an “award-winning, premier publication that emphasizes informative clinical features and columns as well as practice management articles.” Dr. Spector is featured as an expert panelist in an article titled “Ensuring Patients Get a Perfect Orthotic Fit ” in the Volume 28, Issue 10 edition of the publication. In the article, Dr. Spector walks… Continue Reading

Dr. Firestone Comments on Revolutionary New 3D Printed Shoes

Rapid advances in 3D printing over the past few years has catapulted this technology into a tool for quickly and efficiently creating finished products such as human bone replacements, car parts, toys, accessories, and now, custom-fit shoes. According to WTOP News, Adidas has introduced a shoe with a custom 3D printed midsole, “the crucial part of the shoe that fits the bottom of the arch and supports the foot.” Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Lee E. Firestone, DPM, who is also an avid runner, commented on the new shoe trend. “This can be a whole new… Continue Reading

Physician’s Footwear Earns Facility Accreditation from the American Board for Certification

Physicians Footwear, owned by Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) podiatrist Dr. David Levine, DPM, C.Ped, in Frederick, Maryland, has received Accreditation from the American Board for Certification, which has been providing facility accreditation since 1948. ABC’s evaluation of Physician’s Footwear includes a thorough review of the physical facility and the quality of patient care. ABC interviews both staff and patients and conducts a review of organizational documents, including records of patient care. “Receiving Accreditation is a significant achievement, one that recognizes outstanding performance by Physicians Footwear,” says Catherine A. Carter, Executive Director of ABC. “The Facility… Continue Reading

Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago Participates in Local Health Fair

Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago Participates in Local Health Fair

Dr. Hetal Kathrotiya-Mago, DPM (Silver Spring Division) of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic (FASMA) participated in the annual BAPS Washington D.C chapter Charity Health Fair on September 20, 2015 in Beltsville, MD. Over 133 physicians and medical professionals volunteered to offer personal consultations to a total of 614 participants. The participants gained insights on healthy living and awareness. This event was covered by many different specialties including Podiatry, Orthopedics, Endocrinology, Dermatology, and Cardiology.  Dr. Kathrotiya-Mago was the only Podiatrist at the fair and provided foot screenings, educating patients regarding diabetic foot care and proper footwear to prevent injuries…. Continue Reading