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Dr. Enzo J. Leone Received MPMA Service Award

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Enzo J. Leone (Pasadena and Baltimore Divisions) was recently presented with an award for service as the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA) President from 2013 to 2015 at the MPMA annual meeting. Dr. Leone received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University in 1999 and completed his residency at the West Jersey Hospital in Voorhees, New Jersey.  Dr. Leone is an active member of the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association, American Podiatric Medical Association, and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Leone’s special interests include sports medicine,… Continue Reading

Dr. Ashleigh E. Korves Elected MPMA Secretary

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…. Continue Reading

FASMA Pursues NCQA Patient-Centered Care Recognition

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) launched its newest evaluation program, Patient-Centered Connected Care Recognition, on April 15.  This new evaluation recognizes and commends ambulatory care providers that share patients with primary care providers. More patients are choosing to receive care in non-traditional settings, such as urgent care centers and retail-based clinics.  As the source of care changes and patients see multiple providers, the level of coordination and communication between providers takes on greater importance.  NCQA will award seals to those sites that demonstrate extraordinary patient-centered connected care. In a recent press release, NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane said… Continue Reading

Dr. Stephen D. Palmer Received Maryland Podiatric Medical Association Outstanding Service Award

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC podiatrist Dr. Stephen Palmer (Annapolis and Clarksville Divisions) was recently awarded for his outstanding service to podiatry at the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association meeting on April 15, 2015. Dr. Palmer graduated from Kansas State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Life Sciences. While at Kansas State, Dr. Palmer participated in intercollegiate soccer, track and cross-country. He then attended the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree in 1996. Dr. Palmer completed his residency and surgical training at Doxey Hatch Medical Center,… Continue Reading

FASMA in the Community: Pasadena Division Participates in Career Day

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

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… Continue Reading

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

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… Continue Reading

FASMA Dr. Howard Osterman Featured in Business Insider

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… Continue Reading

FASMA Podiatrists Attend 2015 APMA House of Delegates Meeting

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… Continue Reading

FASMA Podiatrist Dr. Levine Featured in The Frederick News Post

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.