Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC Podiatrists Selected as 2016 Top Doctors in Northern Virginia Magazine

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) is proud to announce that two of its podiatrists, Seth Rubenstein, DPM, and Eric Masternick, DPM, were recently selected by Northern Virginia Magazine as 2016 Top Doctors. This is the third consecutive year that Dr. Masternick has been chosen for this award, and the fourth consecutive year for Dr. Rubenstein. The annual list is made up of over 1,000 peer- and hospital panel-nominated doctors ranging from allergists to vascular surgeons. The Top Doctors list is carefully compiled and selected each year. “Along with asking all the doctors in Northern Virginia who,… Continue Reading

Dr. Spector Discusses Proactive Treatment of Diabetes in Chesapeake Physician Magazine

 Adam K. Spector, DPM, was recently featured in the January/February 2016 edition of Chesapeake Physician. In the article, titled “Proactive Approaches for Treating Diabetes,” Dr. Spector comments on the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach for optimal treatment of diabetic patients. “In my opinion, neglecting to include any one discipline is a high predictor for undesirable outcomes,” he says. “As a vital member of the wound care team, podiatrists have multiple roles to play; they are usually the first physicians to recognize the significance of the ulcer. Podiatrists surgically debride necrotic tissue or drain infections when necessary – an often… Continue Reading

Dr. Firestone To Be Featured at RunFest 2016

FASMA doctor Lee Firestone (Chevy Chase and DC K Street NW locations) will be speaking on “How To Run Strong As You Get Older” during RunFest 2016! The event, held on 2/7 at Rockville EVEN Hotels from 8:30-1, will benefit cancer research and treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering. On the agenda: fitness classes (core, strength and pilates), nutritional counseling, gait analysis, expert panelists and speakers, including Dr. Firestone, and keynote speaker/author, CNN Correspondent Tom Foreman. Breakfast and swag bags are included, along with raffles. Hope to see you there! Prior registration is required. Use this link for more information and to register.

Dr. Priya Parthasarathy Featured in ABPM Magazine

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC (“FASMA”) podiatrist Priya Parthasarathy, DPM, was recently featured in the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) Magazine, pictured speaking during the Young Physicians presentation at PICA. The presentation was part of the 2015 APMA Young Physicians’ Institute, held in Franklin, Tennessee, on September 25 and 26.  Dr. Parthasarathy was among young physicians chosen as ABPM Diplomates. “Their enthusiasm for the importance of board certification in medicine was palpable,” said William E. Chagares, DPM, ABPM Board of Directors. Dr. Parthasarathy serves as the Young Physician Liaison to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)…. Continue Reading

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