Mark J. Metzger, DPM, CSA, MS

Mark Metzger MDMark J. Metzger, D.P.M., C.S.A., M.S. is a dual Fellowship Trained Surgeon with a remarkable publication record.

 

EDUCATION

MADISONVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Madisonville, KY)
Certificate in Surgical First Assisting (May 5, 2013) August 2012-May 2013

BARRY UNIVERSITY  SCHOOL  OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE (Miami Shores, FL)
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree (May 10, 1996) August 1992-May 1996

  • Recipient: B.U.S.P.M. Merit Scholarship for all 4 years
  • Recipient: Herbert Feinberg Scholarship, Summer 1995
  • Dean’s List 5 semesters
  • President’s List 6 Semesters
  • Recipient: Earl G. Kaplan Award, Class of 1996, presented by the
    American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Recipient: Dr. Irving and Muriel Block Award, Class of 1996, for Excellence in Radiology, presented by the Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • Class vice-president, 1995-1996

BARRY UNIVERSITY
 (Miami Shores, FL)
Master of Science Degree: Biomedical Sciences

THE FLORIDA  STATE UNIVERSITY  
(Tallahassee, FL)
Bachelor of Science Degree: Biological Sciences

  • Minor in Chemistry
  • Member: Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical National Honor Society
  • Member: Golden Key National Honor Society

Associate of Arts Degree (April 27, 1991)

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL  CENTER  RESIDENCY  (Wellington, FL)
2 Year Podiatric Surgical Residency Training Program (PSR-24)
1996 – 30, 1998
John S. Levin, D.P.M. & James T. Clancy, D.P.M., Co-Chairmen

  • 2 years of intensive training in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery
  • Training in the medical and surgical treatment of all types of lower extremity infections
  • Hospital based training program
  • Special emphasis on foot and ankle trauma
  • Training in pediatric orthopedics

SPECIAL  TRAINING

  • NCV/EMG Training and Certification
    August 17-19, 2010
    Intensive hands-on training in the performance and interpretation of NCV/EMG testing
    Certification by the Rehab Management Group
  • Gramedica HyProCure Stent Cadaver Workshop
    April 22, 2010
    Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida
    Course Instructor: Michael Graham, DPM
  • K.M.I. Subtalar M.B.A. Implant Cadaver Workshop
  • June 19, 2003 – F.P.M.A. Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida
    Hands-on cadaver training on the subtalar arthroeresis procedure.
  • OssaTron Orthotrypsy Certification
    January 15, 2003 – F.P.M.A. Science and Management Symposium, Orlando, Florida
    Trained and authorized to treat chronic proximal plantar fasciitis with extracorporeal shock wave therapy.
    Training and certification by HealthTronics
  • Holmium Laser Certification
  • November 25, 2002 – Lake Worth, Florida
  • Completed the holmium laser seminar on safety, physics and tissue effects for surgical use of holmium laser technology.
  • Training and certification by M.D.L.R., Inc.
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    American Academy of C.P.R. & First Aid
    Completed Nov. 28, 2011
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    A.C.L.S. Certification Institute
    Completed May 10, 2013

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

AMERICAN  BOARD OF MULTIPLE SPECIALTIES IN PODIATRY

  • Board Certified in Primary Care, July 13, 2004

AMERICAN  BOARD OF PODIATRIC SURGERY – Qualified July 29, 1998

  • Board Qualified in Foot Surgery

 

WORKERS  COMPENSATION CERTIFICATION

FLORIDA  WORKERS COMPENSATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Certification by the Florida Workers Compensation Institute

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • NATIONAL SURGICAL  ASSISTANT ASSOCIATION

  • AMERICAN  BOARD OF MULTIPLE SPECIALTIES IN PODIATRY

  • AMERICAN  COLLEGE OF FOOT AND ANKLE SURGEONS

  • AMERICAN  PODIATRIC MEDICAL  ASSOCIATION

  • FLORIDA  PODIATRIC MEDICAL  ASSOCIATION

  • PALM BEACH COUNTY PODIATRIC MEDICAL  ASSOCIATION

  • AMERICAN  COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE

 

MEDIA INTERVIEWS
PALM BEACH POST (Article Published August 5, 1999)

Interviewed regarding my surgical treatment of a patient with necrotizing fascitis caused by an unusual bacterium (Vibrio cholera) Credited with saving the patient’s leg in the face of an aggressive and potentially life-threatening infection Article titled: “Flesh-Eating Bacterium Almost Claims Man’s Foot”

  • LECTURES  PRESENTED

    • Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spur Syndrome (August 10, 2007)
      Presented at the 2007 Florida Academy of Physician Assistants Summer Symposium
      Loews Miami Beach Hotel at South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida
    • Running  Injuries (January 15 1999)
      Presented at the 1999 Science and Management Symposium sponsored by the Florida Podiatric Medical Association.
      Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    ARTICLES  PUBLISHED

    Metzger, M.J., Levin, J.S., Clancy, J.T. Talar neck fractures and rates of avascular necrosis. J Foot & Ankle Surg. 38(2):154-162, March-April 1999.

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