Podiatry Residency Program

Step into success with Hunt Regional Healthcare’s Podiatry Residency! Comprehensive training, expert guidance, and state-of-the-art facilities for a solid foundation in podiatric medicine. Your future starts here!

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.

  • Director: Paul Brancheau, D.P.M
  • Assistant Director: Kevin Huntsman, D.P.M
  • Residency & Clerkship Coordinator: Tammy Perez
  • 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
  • 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
  • Residents may attend ACFAS and TPMA conferences each year
  • 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
  • Every Wednesday
  • Follow-up on trauma, surgical patients, diabetic foot care, wound care
  • Billing and Coding education
  • 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
  • Bunions, hammertoes, lesser ray surgery
  • Incisions & Drainages
  • Ankle fractures
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Charcot reconstruction
  • Flatfoot reconstruction- adult & pediatric
  • Tendon transfers
  • Amputations
  • Achilles repairs

More Information

  • July – Internal Medicine
  • August – Emergency Medicine
  • September – Internal Medicine
  • October – Podiatry Surgery
  • November – Anesthesia
  • December – Podiatry Surgery
  • January – Wound Care
  • February – Pathology
  • March – Physical Medicine and Rehab
  • April – Infectious Disease
  • May – Radiology
  • June – Podiatry Surgery
  • 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
  • July – Podiatry Surgery
  • August – Podiatry Clinic
  • September – Podiatry Surgery
  • October – Research
  • November – Podiatry Clinic
  • December – Podiatry Surgery
  • January – Behavioral Health Science
  • February – Podiatry Clinic
  • March – Podiatry Surgery
  • April – Podiatry Clinic
  • May – Podiatry Surgery
  • June – Podiatry Clinic
  • 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)
  • San Miguel, Mexico mission trips yearly
    • Medical mission grants from TPMF (Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation)
    • Mission grant open to residents
    • Texas residents have priority
  • UTSW Plastic Surgery Rotation
    • Under Dr. Larry Lavery
    • 2–week rotation completed during 2nd-year
    • Focus on plastic techniques and diabetic wound care with limb salvage
  • PGY3 $52 K annually
  • PGY2 $49 K annually
  • PGY1 $46 K annually
  • Benefits:
    • Health insurance, Dental, Vision
    • Meals
    • Lab coats; 2 per year
    • CME, including the annual ACFAS/Bandera meeting to present posters/papers
    • Paid vacation | Sick time
    • Mileage stipend $1,500/year
  • Open to 4th-year Podiatric Medical students, but not required.
  • 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)
  • Contact: Diana Richardson 903-408-1604
  • 3 students/month
  • Take calls with residents
  • Housing suggestions are available, please contact the program coordinator
  • Meals included
  • Attend Journal Club and workshops
  • Peak Horizon Medical Center
  • Oak Point Surgical Center
  • Methodist Craig Ranch Surgery Center
  • Methodist Hospital Mckinney
  • Texas Health Surgery Center-Dallas
  • Texas Health Surgery Center-Craig Ranch
  • Medical City Plano/Frisco
  • Medical City – Dallas Hospital
  • North Central Surgery Center
  • North Garland Surgery Center
  • Baylor Surgicare/North Garland
  • UTSW/Parkland
  • BSW Rockwall Surgery Center
  • Timothy Abigail, DPM
  • Binoy Sheth, DPM
  • Brandon Lampe, DPM
  • Donald Blum,DPM
  • Stevhen Brancheau, DPM
  • Bryan Duffin, DPM
  • Joel Brook, DPM
  • Kevin Huntsman, DPM
  • Scott Smith, DPM
  • Paul Brancheau, DPM
  • Mitch Williams, DPM
  • Ronica Holcombe, DPM
  • Matthew Britt, DPM
  • Matthew Ramirez, DPM
  • Jill Wisdom, DPM
  • David Liao, MD
  • William Winn, MD
  • Reza Mobarek, DPM
  • Samuel Nava, DPM
  • Scott Pierce, DO
  • Kennedy Legel, DPM
  • Catherine Casteel, DPM
  • Larry Lavery, DPM
  • Cassidy Duran, MD
  • Syed Hamid, MD
  • Lynn Rea, MD
  • Ryan Randles, MD
  • Moushira Ebrahim, MD
  • Romeo Baltazar, MD
  • Jaryl Korpinen, DPM
  • Babak Abbassi, MD
  • Jonathan Pajouh, DPM

4215 Joe Ramsey Blvd
P.O. Drawer 1059
Greenville, TX 75401
903.408.1604

tperez@huntregional.org

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