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The Podiatry Residency Program at Hunt Regional Medical Center is part of the Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation's statewide Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency network.
 

The Program

  • Director: Steven P. Brancheau, D.P.M.
  • Residency & Clerkship Coordinator: Diana Richardson
  • PMSR/RRA
  • 2 residents per year; 6 total
  • CPME Approved, in good standing with COTH
  • Emphasis on forefoot, rearfoot and ankle reconstructive surgery and trauma
  • Passage of NBPME: Part I & Part II

Education Resources

  • Hands-on surgical training in more than 15 hospitals and private surgery centers
  • 35 Supervising physicians
  • Weekly meetings
  • Frequent practical labs and in-hospital resident skills labs
    • Suturing
    • Ankle fixation
    • Forefoot osteotomies
    • External fixation
    • Taping, Strapping
    • Cadaver labs
  • Monthly Journal Club
  • PRESENT lectures
  • Residents may attend ACFAS and TPMA conferences each year

Post-Op Clinic

  • Every Monday
  • Residents follow patients through their post-surgical care
  • Includes long-term follow up and treatment of any complications
  • Billing coding education
  • Additional clinic available with outside attendings
 

Resident-Run Clinic

  • Every Wednesday
  • Follow-up on trauma, surgical patients, diabetic foot care, wound care
  • Billing and Coding education

On Call

  • Every 4th week
  • Adult & pediatric patients
  • On call treatment
    • Open fractures
    • Metatarsal fractures
    • Ankle fractures
    • Lis Francs fracture/dislocations
    • Calcaneal fractures
    • Diabetic infections
    • Ankle trauma
 

Surgeries

  • Bunions, hammertoes, lesser ray surgery
  • Incisions & Drainages
  • Ankle fractures
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Charcot reconstruction
  • Flatfoot reconstruction- adult & pediatric
  • Tendon transfers
  • Amputations
  • Achilles repairs

Sample Rotation Schedule

  • 1st Year:
    • July Podiatric - Internal Medicine
    • August Plastic - Emergency Medicine
    • September - Internal Medicine
    • October - Podiatry Surgery
    • November - Anesthesia
    • December - Podiatry Surgery
    • January - Wound Care
    • February - Pathology
    • March - Physical therapy
    • April - Infectious Disease
    • May - Radiology
    • June - Podiatry Surgery
  • 2nd Year:
    • July - Podiatry Surgery
    • August - Podiatry Surgery
    • September - Podiatry Surgery
    • October - Anesthesia/Podiatry Clinic
    • November - Internal Medicine
    • December - Emergency Medicine
    • January - Plastic Surgery
    • February - Plastic Surgery
    • March - General Surgery
    • April - Orthopedic Surgery
    • May - Vascular Surgery
    • June - Podiatry Surgery
  • 3rd Year:
    • July - Podiatry Surgery
    • August - Podiatry Clinic
    • September - Podiatry Surgery
    • October - Research
    • November - Podiatry Clinic
    • December - Podiatry Surgery
    • January - Psychiatry
    • February - Podiatry Clinic
    • March - Podiatry Surgery
    • April - Podiatry Clinic
    • May - Podiatry Surgery
    • June - Podiatry Clinic
 

Average Number of Cases


PGY-1

Category
2nd
1st
Total

Total

1st+2nd

1st Level

Trauma

Pediatric
1. Digital Surgery
0
49
49
49
0
2
2. First Ray Surgery
0
48
48
48
0
1
3. Other Soft Tissue Foot Surgery
0
21
21
21
2
1
4, Other Osseous Foot Surgery
1
30
31
31
3
1
5. Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle     Surgery
1
0
1
1
0
0
Total Podiatric Surgical Procedures
2
148
150
150
5
5
6.Other Podiatric Procedures
0
276
276
276
63
38
7. Biomechanics
0
7
7
7
0
0
8. History and Physical Exam
0
38
38
38
4
3
9. Surgery and Surgical     Subspecialties
0
0
0
0
0
0

10. Medicine and Medical      Subspecialty Experiences

1
68
69
69
11
11
Total Non-Surgical Activities
1
389
390
390
78
52
Total Podiatric Surgical Cases
109
Total Biomechanical Cases
7
Total Cases
82
52


PGY-2

Category
A
B
C
Total

Total

B+C

C-Level

Trauma

Pediatric
1. Digital Surgery
0
6
144
150
150
1
2
2. First Ray Surgery
0
7
136
143
143
0
1
3. Other Soft Tissue Foot Surgery
1
4
137
142
141
8
6
4. Other Osseous Foot Surgery
0
1
44
45
45
3
0
5. Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery
0
1
51
52
52
9
0
Total Podiatric Surgical Procedures
1
19
512
532
531
21
9
6. Diagnostic Medicine & Other Procedures
0
1
608
609
609
92
70
7. Orthopedics & Biomechanics
0
1
166
167
167
40
14
8. History and Physical
0
92
275
367
367
68
16
Total Non-Surgical Activities
0
94
1049
1143
1143
200
100
Total Podiatric Surgical Cases
504
Total Biomechanical Cases
152
Total Cases
249
52


PGY-3

Category
A
B
C
Total

Total

B+C

C-Level

Trauma

Pediatric
1. Digital Surgery
0
27
213
240
240
11
1
2. First Ray Surgery
0
51
144
195
195
3
0
3. Other Soft Tissue Foot Surgery
0
24
140
164
164
27
3
4. Other Osseous Foot Surgery
0
27
110
137
137
19
1
5. Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery
0
43
116
160
159
22
18
Total Podiatric Surgical Procedures
1
172
723
896
895
82
23
6. Diagnostic Medicine & Other Procedures
0
2
785
787
787
167
36
7. Orthopedics & Biomechanics
1
0
173
174
173
53
11
8. History and Physical
1
14
318
333
332
95
14
Total Non-Surgical Activities
2
16
1276
1294
1292
315
61
Total Podiatric Surgical Cases
504
Total Biomechanical Cases
152
Total Cases
249
52


Research

  • Publishable research upon graduation
  • Attend ACFAS annual conference as 2nd and 3rd year residents
  • Present manuscripts & posters at ACFAS (American College of Foot
  • & Ankle Surgeons)

Fellowships/Mission Trips

  • San Miguel, Mexico mission trips yearly
    • Medical mission grants from TPMF (Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation)
    • Mission grant open to all students and residents
    • Texas residents have priority
  • Parkland Plastic Surgery Fellowship
    • Under Dr. Larry Lavery and Javier LaFontaine
    • 2 month rotation completed during 2nd year residency
    • Focus on plastic techniques and diabetic wound care with limb salvage
 

Stipends & Benefits

  • PGY3 $46 K annually
  • PGY2 $44 K annually
  • PGY1 $42 K annually
  • Residency program funding is supplemented with generous grants given from major medical supply companies
  • Benefits:
    • Health insurance, Dental, Vision
    • Meals
    • Lab coats; 2 per year
    • CME up to $2,500 annually, including annual ACFAS meeting to present posters/papers
    • Book stipend up to $500 annually
    • Paid vacation
    • PRESENT software

Application Process

  • Open to 3rd and 4th year Podiatric Medical students
  • Completion of a clerkship is recommended before applying for a residency position
  • One- to three-day visits are allowed to our program on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Please contact us in advance to schedule the dates of your visit.
  • Application forms are posted in mid-October by AACPM (American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine)
  • Access forms on CASPR website (Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies)

Externship

  • Contact: Diana Richardson 903-408-1604
  • 2 students/month
  • Take call with residents
  • Housing suggestions are available, please contact coordinator
  • Meals included
  • Attend Journal Club and workshops

Secondary Institutions

  • Baylor Garland
  • Baylor Irving
  • Breckenridge Surgery Center
  • Irving-Coppell Surgical Hospital
  • Las Colinas Surgery Center
  • Hunt Regional Medical Center
  • Irviing-Coppell Surgery Center
  • University General Hospital of Dallas
  • Medical City – Dallas Hospital 
 
  • North Central Surgery Center
  • North Garland Surgery Center
  • Victory Medical Center-Plano
  • Park Cities Surgery Center
  • Parkland Hospital
  • Surgery Center of Plano
  • Rockwall Surgery Center
  • Faith Surgery Center of Frisco
 


Affiliated Staff

  • Timothy Abigail, DPM
  • Robert Angelier, DPM
  • William Arrington, DPM
  • Donald Blum,DPM
  • Stephen Brancheau, DPM
  • Claire Brenner, MD
  • Joel Brook, DPM
  • Justin Brown, DPM
  • Scott Smith, DPM
  • David Northcutt, DPM
  • Mitch Williams, DPM
  • Ronica Holcombe, DPM
  • Martin Jackson, DPM
  • Thomas Kraven, MD
  • Raha Mobarak, DPM
  • David Liao, MD 
 
  • Jay Lifshen, DPM
  • Reza Mobarek, DPM
  • Samuel Nava, DPM
  • Scott Pierce, DO
  • Kennedy Legal, DPM
  • Catherine Casteel, DPM
  • Larry Lavery, DPM
  • Javieer LaFontaine, DPM
  • Syed Hamid, MD
  • Lynn Rea, MD
  • Josh Trussel, MD
  • Moushira Ebrahim, MD
  • Todd Spencer, MD
  • Jaryl Korpinen, DPM
  • Paul Lee, MD

Podiatric Residency Program

4215 Joe Ramsey Blvd
P.O. Drawer 1059
Greenville, TX 75401
903-45-2383
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