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Samuel Mendicino, D.P.M., FACFAS

Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Practice: Centers for Advanced Foot Care


Bio

Dr. Mendicino has lectured extensively with hundreds of presentations to his credit. Presentations include instruction to post graduate residents in allopathic, osteopathic, and podiatric specialties. He has lectured at various local, state and national meetings and several times at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Mendicino has presented at a number of international symposiums of multi disciplinary surgeons including presentations in the countries of Germany, Austria, Italy, and Lebanon. He is actively involved in international instruction, which includes teaching and performing surgery in various hospitals throughout Germany. Additionally, Dr. Mendicino has instructed European orthopedic and trauma surgeons in surgical techniques of the ankle and foot, both in the United States and Europe.


Curriculum Vitae

Samuel Mendicino, DPM

EDUCATION

KISKI AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL- Academic Scientific 1975

Vandergrift, PA 15656

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  1. Class Vice President 1974 - 1975
  2. National Honor Society 1974 - 1975
  3. Who's Who Among American High School Students 1974 - 1975
  4. Interscholastic wrestling, track, and cross country teams 1972 - 1975
  5. Key Club, Varsity Club 1972 - 1975
  6. Band Member 1972 - 1975

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH- B.S./Biological Sciences 1979

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  1. President, Medical Action Committee 1977 - 1979
  2. Student Health Consumer Board 1976 - 1978
  3. Student Government 1976 - 1979
  4. Student Affairs Advisory Committee 1977 - 1979
  5. Freshman Counselor 1976 - 1978
  6. Homecoming Committee 1978 - 1979
  7. Emergency Medical Technician 1977 - 1979

DR. WILLIAM SCHOLL COLLEGE OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine- 1983

Chicago, Illinois

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  1. Vice-President of the Class 1979 - 1980
  2. Vice-President of the Student Body 1981 - 1982
  3. Chancellor of the Senior Class 1982 - 1983
  4. Staff member, "First Ray", School Newspaper 1981 - 1982
  5. Chairman, Liaison Committee, Student Chapter

  6. American College of Foot Surgeons 1979 - 1983
  7. Lifeguard, School Pool 1981 - 1982
  8. Tutor, Pharmacology and Lower Extremity Anatomy 1981 - 1982
  9. Lab Assistant, Lower Extremity Anatomy Dissection Lab 1981 - 1982
  10. Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities 1982 - 1983

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

HARRIS COUNTY PODIATRIC 24-MONTH SURGICAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM 1983 - 1985
(Ankle and Foot Surgery)
Houston, Texas

  1. Chief Resident 1984 - 1985

STATE LICENSES

  1. Texas 850
  2. Pennsylvania SC-002811-L

WORK EXPERIENCE

  1. Private Practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1985 - 1992
  2. MacGregor Medical Association, Ankle and Foot Surgeon 1993 - 1995
  3. Beaumont Foot Specialists 1995 - 1997
  4. Centers for Advanced Foot Care, P.A., Houston, Texas 1997 - Present

PREVIOUS HOSPITAL STAFFINGS

  1. Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 1985 - 1992
  2. Central Medical Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1988 - 1992
  3. Forbes Regional Health Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1987 - 1992
  4. The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1985 - 1992
  5. The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1985 - 1992
  6. Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, Texas 1995 - 1998
  7. St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, Texas 1995 - 1998
  8. Columbia Beaumont Regional Medical Center, Beaumont, Texas 1995 - 1998
  9. St. Joseph's Hospital 1993 - 1999
  10. Travis Surgical Center 1993 - 1999
  11. Columbia Surgical Center of Southeast Texas 1995 - 1999

CURRENT HOSPITAL STAFFINGS

  1. Bellaire Medical Center Houston, Texas
  2. Fort Bend Medical Center Missouri City, Texas
  3. Bay Area Medical Center Corpus Christi, Texas
  4. Surgicare Specialty Hospital Corpus Christi, Texas
  5. Spohn Memorial Medical Center Corpus Christi, Texas
  6. Doctors Regional Hospital Corpus Christi, Texas
  7. West Houston Medical Center Houston, Texas
  8. Southwest Memorial Hospital Houston, Texas
  9. Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital Richmond, Texas
  10. Bayou City Medical Center Houston, Texas

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  1. American Podiatric Medical Association 1985 - Present
  2. Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association 1985 - 1992
  3. Western Division, Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association 1985 - 1992
  4. Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1993 - Present
  5. Harris County Podiatric Medical Society 1993 - Present

POSITIONS

  1. Residency Director, Columbia West Houston Medical Center, Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Houston, Texas 1995 - Present
  2. Residency Director, Columbia West Houston Medical Center, Harris County Podiatric Rotating Residency Program, Houston, Texas 1997- Present
  3. Director, Reconstructive Ankle and Foot Surgical Fellowship Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Houston, Texas 1996- Present
  4. President, Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1997 - 1998
  5. Past President, Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1998 - Present
  6. Executive Board, Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1995 - Present
  7. First Vice President, Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1996 - 1997
  8. Second Vice President, Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1995 - 1996
  9. Regional Director, Texas Podiatric Medical Association, Region VI 1994 - 1995
  10. Board of Directors, Texas Podiatric Medical Association 1994 - 1995
  11. Chairman, Scope of Practice Committee, TPMA 1996 - Present
  12. Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Committee, TPMA 1995 - Present
  13. Member, Physician Statistical Analysis Committee, TPMA 1996 - 1997
  14. Member, Podiatric Medical Education Committee, TPMA 1996 - Present
  15. Residency Enhancement Subcommittee, American Podiatric Medical Association 1999-2000
  16. Annual Scientific Meeting Program Committee, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1996 - Present
  17. Co-chairman, Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1999 - 2000
  18. Chairman, Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2000-2001
  19. Education/ Scientific Affairs Committee, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1999-Present
  20. Council on Education, Podiatric Practice and Research, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1999
  21. Vice Chair, Scientific Seminar Committee, Council on Education, Podiatric Practice and Research, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1999
  22. Chairman, Scientific Posters, Annual Meeting, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1998 - 1999
  23. Abstract Reviewer, Annual Meeting, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1998
  24. Moderator, Scientific Seminar, Annual Meeting, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1998, 1999
  25. Faculty, Residency Director Track, Annual Meeting, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1999
  26. Scientific Exhibits Committee, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons 1996 - Present
  27. Research Committee, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1998 - Present
  28. Scientific Director, European-American Scientific Seminar and Wet Laboratory on The Foot and Ankle, San Francisco, CA 1999
  29. Scientific Director, European-American Scientific Seminar and Wet aboratory on The Foot and Ankle, Miami, FL 2000
  30. Faculty, European-American Scientific Seminar and Wet Laboratory, Sanibel Island, Florida 1998
  31. Clinical Faculty, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine 1996 - Present
  32. Clinical Faculty, Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine 1996 - Present
  33. Clinical Faculty, University of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 1996 - Present
  34. Instructor, Harris County Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Houston 1992 - Present
  35. Instructor, Doctors Hospital Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Houston 1992 - 1994
  36. Instructor, Houston Podiatric Foundation Surgical Residency Program 1992 - 1994
  37. Faculty Member, The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation 1995 - 1996
  38. Faculty Member/lecturer, Western Pennsylvania Foot and Ankle Institute 1995 - Present
  39. Residency Committee, The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh 1987 - 1992
  40. Instructor, Clinical Teaching Staff, The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh 1986 - 1992
  41. Off Campus Director, The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh, Post Graduate Surgical Residency 1991 - 1992
  42. Examiner, Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners 1995 - Present
  43. Credentials Committee, American Board of Podiatric Surgery 1998 - Present
  44. Oral Examiner, American Board of Podiatric Surgery 1999 - Present
  45. CEO/President, Greater Texas Education Foundation 1996 - Present
  46. Board of Directors, Greater Texas Education Foundation 1996 - Present
  47. Division Chief, Division of Podiatric Medical/Surgical Services Department of Surgery, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1991 - 1992
  48. Surgical Executive Committee, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital 1991 - 1992
  49. Quality Assurance/Peer Review Com., The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh 1992
  50. Operating Room Committee, The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh 1992
  51. Long Range Planning Committee, The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh 1991 - 1992
  52. Alternate Delegate, Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association 1989 - 1990
  53. Public Relations Committee, Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association 1988 - 1989
  54. Marketing Committee, Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association 1988 - 1989
  55. Delegate, Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association 1992 - 1993
  56. Alumni Advisor, Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, 1986-Present
  57. Corporate Board Member, Pennsylvania Blue Shield 1992

CERTIFICATIONS/COURSE COMPLETIONS

  1. Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
  2. Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  3. Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle
  4. A-O Fixation Principles and Techniques
  5. A-O/ASIF Foot Course on Operative Treatment of Fractures and Nonunions of the Foot
  6. Laser Surgery
  7. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  8. Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  9. The American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, Member

SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. Talectomy with Tibio Calcaneal Arthrodesis as a Limb Salvage Technique. Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 1997
  2. Neurofibroma of the Tibial Nerve Mimicking Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. The Importance of a Comprehensive Systematic Release. Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (Award Winner) 1997
  3. Intraosseus Cystic formation in the Talus as a Complication of the Sub-Talar Arthroeresis. Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. (Award Winner) 1997
  4. Retrocalcaneal Enthesiopathy: Osseous Resection with Advancement of the Achilles Tendon Complex, An Alternative Approach. Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 1997
  5. Allograft Enhanced Lapidus Arthrodesis. Annual Scientific Seminar, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 1998

PUBLISHED ARTICLES/MANUSCRIPTS/AUTHOR OR CO-AUTHOR

  1. Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction, An Overview and Case Report Involving a Flexor Tendon Transfer, Journal of Foot Surgery: April 1989
  2. Uremic Neuropathy: A Case Report. Journal of The American Podiatric Medical Association: October 1991
  3. Calcaneonavicular Bar Resection: A Retrospective Study. Journal of Foot Surgery: July/August 1991
  4. The Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and Its Surgical Decompression. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: July 1991
  5. Surgical Treatment of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunctions. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: July 1991
  6. The Smith S.T.A.-Peg: A 7-Year Retrospective Study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: January/February 1993
  7. Giant Cell Tumor of the First Metatarsal Bone. En Bloc Resection with Autogenous Fibular Strut Graft. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: July/August 1993
  8. Compartment Syndrome as a Cause of Neuropathy, Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: October 1994
  9. Repair of Neglected Achilles Tendon Ruptures with a Triceps Surae Muscle Tendon Advancement, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: January/February 1996
  10. The Use of Bone Grafts in the Management of Non-Unions, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: September/October 1996
  11. Mortons Neuroma, Update on Diagnosis and Imaging, Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery April 1997
  12. Intraosseus Cystic Formation in the Talus: A Complication of Sub-Talar Arthroeresis, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: September/October 1998
  13. Is Glass Visible on Plain Radiographs? A Cadaver Study, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: May-June 1999
  14. Tibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Procedure Selection. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: Pending January, 2000
  15. Isolated Medial Cuneiform Fractures: Review of the Literature, Report of Two Cases. Foot and Ankle International: Pending Publication, 2000

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